USC School of Music: Ensemble Concert

John Williams 2-1Two renowned soloists guest with the University of South Carolina Symphony Orchestra in two different concerts from 2012. First David Kim, concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra, takes center stage for the beloved first concerto by Max Bruch. Then Alexander Fiterstein, winner of the 2009 Avery Fisher Career Grant, performs the seldom-heard Clarinet Concerto by Danish composer Carl Nielsen. Serving as bookends are the final Brahms symphony, and one of Aaron Copland’s landmark ballet scores.

Listen to the entire program





Billboard and Introduction to Brahms' Symphony No. 4 in E minor – Lauren Rico





JOHANNES BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4 in E minor
USC Symphony Orchestra
Donald Portnoy, conductor





Introduction to Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 – Lauren Rico





MAC BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1
USE Symphony Orchestra
David Kim, violin
Donald Portnoy, conductor





Break and Introduction to Nielsen's Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra – Lauren Rico and Mike McKay





CARL NIELSEN: Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra
USC Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet
Donald Portnoy, conductor





Introduction to Copland's Billy the Kid Suite – Lauren Rico





AARON COPLAND: Billy the Kid Suite
USC Symphony Orchestra
Donald Portnoy, conductor





End of the show – Lauren Rico and Mike McKay






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