On Tuesday, September 12, WPR host Norman Gilliland gave a presentation as part of the Madison Symphony Orchestra League’s “Behind the Music” event. This talk discussed the four pieces that the MSO will perform September 22-24 in Overture Hall. Watch the full video below, or watch one of the four clips below to learn more about each piece individually!

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Aaron Copland, Appalachian Spring

George Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue

John Adams, The Chairman Dances: Foxtrot for Orchestra

Howard Hanson, Symphony No. 2, Op. 30 “Romantic”