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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Music Director Jaap van Zweden conducts the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Music Director Jaap van Zweden conducts the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Jaap van Zweden, Music Director

STEVEN STUCKY - August 4, 1964 (New York premiere)

Indira Mahajan, Soprano
Kristine Jepson, Mezzo-soprano
Vale Rideout, Tenor
Rod Gilfry, Baritone
Dallas Symphony Chorus (prepared by Don Krehbiel)

Commissioned by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and first performed in September 2008 to commemorate the 100th birthday of President Lyndon B. Johnson.


Members of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Members of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Members of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Members of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Music Director Jaap van Zweden conducts the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Music Director Jaap van Zweden conducts the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

The Dallas Symphony Looks at LBJ's Fateful Day: August 4, 1964

When the Dallas Symphony Orchestra arrives at Carnegie Hall tonight, it will bring August 4, 1964, Steven Stucky's evening-length oratorio that is momentous in every sense of the word. Join us for a live broadcast and online chat starting at 8 pm.

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Ct from Phoenix

Listening from Phoenix, my daughter is also in the chorus. What a powerful work this is. Sad, yet beautiful.

May. 11 2011 08:44 PM
GUYZNDFW from DFW

Wish I were there....

May. 11 2011 07:43 PM

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