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After four years of some of the most unique orchestra music in the world, Spring for Music wrapped up this past May in New York City’s Carnegie Hall. We’ll bring you highlights from the series (see below) June 2-6 at 8pm.

Monday:
Seattle Symphony
Ludovic Morlot, Music Director

JOHN LUTHER ADAMS Become Ocean (NY Premiere)
VARESE Deserts
DEBUSSY La Mer

Tuesday:
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Christie, Conductor
Singers from the Eastman School of Music Opera Department

HANSON Merry Mount (complete concert performance)
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Wednesday:
Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Mickelthwate, Music Director
Tanya Tagaq, Throat Singer
Dame Evelyn Glennie, Percussion

SCHAFER Symphony No. 1
CHARKE 13 Inuit Throat Song Games
HO The Shaman: Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra

Thursday:
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and May Festival Chorus
James Conlon, Cincinnati May Festival Music Director
May Festival Chorus
Latonia Moore, Soprano
Ronnita Nicole Miller, Mezzo-Soprano
Rodrick Dixon, Tenor
Donnie Ray Albert, Baritone

ADAMS Harmonium
DETT The Ordering of Moses (NY Premiere)

Friday:
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, Music Director
Sunhae Im, Soprano
Elizabeth DeShong, Mezzo-Soprano
Benjamin Bruns, Tenor
Liang Li, Bass
F. Murray Abraham, Speaker
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Betsy Burleigh, Director

BRUCKNER Motet Ave Maria
POULENC Final Scene from Dialogues of the Carmelites
MACMILLAN Women of the Apocalypse (NY Premiere)
MOZART Requiem and Death in Words and Music

Daniel Gilliam is weekday afternoon host (1-5pm) and program director at 90.5 WUOL, and director of radio for Louisville Public Media. Daniel Gilliam, program director, afternoon host 1-5p (director of radio, Louisville Public Media) has a multi-faceted role at Louisville Public Media, overseeing 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville, audience metrics, and behind-the-scenes production work at Louisville Public Media. From 2010-2012 he was program director of Classical Minnesota Public Radio. He hosted and produced the award-winning series African American Voices, he’s the host for Louisville Orchestra concert talks, and a composer.