Umstattd Performing Arts Hall
Gerhardt Zimmermann, Conductor
March 23, 2013 8:00pm
This concert features the WORLD PREMIERE of Canti guerrieri ed amorosi (Songs of War and Love). Through a grant from Meet the Composer Foundation, the Canton Symphony Orchestra has commissioned American Composer Claude Baker to compose the celebratory work to commemorate the orchestra’s 75th Anniversary Season. The program also includes Beethoven’s Leonore Overture and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 in d minor.
Enjoy this informative pre-concert discussion at 7:00pm in Umstattd Hall led by Canton Symphony Assistant Conductor Rachel Waddell. Free to concert ticket-holders.
Beethoven - Leonore Overture, No. 3, op. 72a
Baker - Canti Guerrieri ed Amorosi (Songs of Love and War) - World Premiere
Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in minor, Op. 47