Lois Robinson, Executive Director
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SHREVEPORT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS FREE OUTDOOR CONCERTS ON OCTOBER 24 AND 25
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2020, SHREVEPORT, LA - The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is presenting two free outdoor concerts on Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25 at Betty Virginia Park in Shreveport. Both concerts are open to the public and are sponsored in part by Shreveport Public Assembly & Recreation. Seating will be socially distanced and masks are required.
Free Outdoor Family Concert: Hoedown for Strings
Saturday, October 24, 4 p.m.
Betty Virginia Park, 3901 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport
Michael Butterman, conductor
Cal Alexander, violin
STRAD violinists from Centenary Suzuki School
This free outdoor concert will be fun for the whole family. Music includes Aaron Copland’s Hoedown for strings, Béla Bartók’s Romanian Folk Dances, plus works by J.S. Bach, Grieg, Vitali and more.
This event is sponsored by The Community Foundation of North Louisiana – William C. Woolf Fund.
The Noel Foundation, Inc. Chamber Music Series
Sunday, October 25, 4 p.m.
Betty Virginia Park
Kermit Poling, conductor
MOZART Serenade, No. 10, K. 361, “Gran Partita”
This sublime effort by a young Mozart was featured in the movie “Amadeus” and will match the pastoral setting in Betty Virginia Park to a T. This rarely performed multi-movement serenade features the outstanding winds of the SSO. Free and open to the public.
Overflow parking is available on neighborhood streets. Please contact SPAR Event Services with concerns: (318) 673-5100.