University of Virginia conductor Michael Slon discusses "Bridges Across Time" on WTJU's Classical Comfort, Friday Nov. 18, 8-9 am.
The Charlottesville & University Symphony Orchestra continues its 2011-12 “Bridges” season with a program titled “Bridges Across Time – Psalms and Folksongs” on Saturday, November 19, 8:00 p.m., at Old Cabell Hall on the U.Va Grounds, and Sunday, November 20, 3:30 p.m., at Monticello High School in Charlottesville.
The concert features works that span centuries, drawing on ancient Hebrew psalm texts, nineteenth century folk music and modern musical theater motifs: Leonard Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms,” Igor Stravinsky’s “Symphony of Psalms” and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2 in C minor.
U.Va Assistant Professor of Music Michael Slon will conduct the orchestra. His interview is posted below in two parts.
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