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Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra presents "American Showcase I"

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Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra

Popular music by famous American composers George Gershwin and Aaron Copland awaits concertgoers as the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra raises the curtain on its 22nd season. The program also features talented student winners of the 2013 Houston Music Teachers Association Concerto Competition.

"American Showcase I" includes Copland's Down a Country Lane, a composition originally commissioned and published by Life magazine to offer piano students quality music. It has since been transcribed for orchestra. Also on the program is Morton Gould's Revival: Fantasy on Six Spirituals.

Besides the music of these late composers, FBSO will perform works from living American composers. Savannah River Holiday by Ron Nelson contrasts the power and serenity of this major river. Also featured are works by Monte Keene Pishny-Floyd of Saskatchewan, Canada.

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WHERE

Stafford Centre
10505 Cash Rd.
Stafford, TX 77477
http://www.fbso.org/

TICKET INFO

Tickets start at $12; discounts are available for students, adults 55 and over, military and groups of 10 or more; children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult, but need a reserved ticket.
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