Friday, March 1, 2013

Longview Symphony Orchestra concert March 2, 2013 with a tribute to longtime concertmaster Isidor Saslav

LSO Rehearsing at Hallsville High School

LSO Music Director Tonu Kalam with concertmaster Mark Miller
Tribute to longtime Concertmaster Isidor  Saslav - "Meditation from Thais" by Jules Massenet
Orchestral Masterpieces: A Musical Journey through the 18th, 19th, and 20th Centuries
Saturday, March 2, 2013

6:00 Box Office and Doors Open

6:30 Opening Notes
7:20 Fanfare
7:30 Concert

On Saturday, January 26, 2013, the Longview Symphony Orchestra's longtime beloved Concertmaster Emeritus, Dr. Isidor Saslav, passed away in Tyler, Texas. In a tribute to him, Maestro Kalam and the members of the orchestra will dedicate the March 2nd concert to Dr. Saslav's memory.

Concertmaster Mark Miller will be performing the Meditation from "Thais" by Jules Massenet, one of Dr. Saslav's signature works. We hope you will join us on this memorable occasion.

Consecration of the House Overture, Op. 124 (Ludwig van Beethoven)

Pavane pour une Infante Défunte (Pavane for a Dead Princess) (Maurice Ravel)

Gli Uccelli (The Birds) (Ottorino Respighi)
Symphony No. 2, Op. 30, Romantic (Howard Hanson)

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