<August 2019>

West Side Story

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Orchestra Hall
Thursday, February 21, 2019 – 7:30 PM
Friday, February 22, 2019 – 8:00 PM
This program will be live webcast Friday, February 22
at 8:00 pm EDT (GMT-4) on dso.org/live.
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Concert Description

Leonard Slatkin brings the American Music festival to a close with works by Kristin Kuster, Barber’s haunting Violin Concerto, Bernstein’s West Side Story, and the startling silence of John Cage on Thursday and Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, minimalist percussion masterworks of Steve Reich and Philip Glass, plus John Luther Adams’s visionary Pulitzer Prize-winning Become Ocean.

Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Kimberly Kaloyanides Kennedy, violin
Ralph Skiano, clarinet
Jamie Colburn, tenor

KRISTIN KUSTER Dune Acres (world premiere)
CAGE 4'33"
BARBER Violin Concerto
BERNSTEIN Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs
BERNSTEIN Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and additional selections