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Oct 7th, 2022 11:15 amOct 8th, 2022 7:30 pmOct 9th, 2022 2:30 pm

Aaron Diehl Returns - Song of a New Race

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra / Ken-David Masur
Bradley Symphony Center, 212 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States, 53203


  • COPLAND Rodeo
  • STILL Symphony No. 2 “Song of a New Race”
  • GERSHWIN Concerto in F
    • Aaron Diehl, piano
Oct 13th, 2022 8:00 pmOct 14th, 2022 11:00 amOct 15th, 2022 2:00 pmOct 16th, 2022 2:00 pm

Dudamel Conducts Copland and Márquez

Los Angeles Philharmonic / Gustavo Dudamel
Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA, United States, 90012


  • ORTIZ Kauyumari
  • MÁRQUEZ Fandango
  • COPLAND Symphony No. 3
Jan 13th, 2023 7:30 pmJan 15th, 2023 6:00 pmJan 18th, 2023 7:30 pm

Unter Verdacht

David Orlowsky, clarinet / Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz / Gabriel Venzago
Konzil, Hafenstraße 2, Konstanz, Germany, 78462


  • GERSHWIN Promenade - "Walking the dog"
  • COPLAND Clarinet Concerto
  • SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5

    Aaron Copland

    The Man Behind the Music

    Many know of Aaron Copland the composer, writer, educator, and conductor, but far fewer have had the chance to know the man himself. Vivian Perlis, founding director of the Oral History Project in American Music & co-author of Copland’s autobiographies, not only takes us through the life of this great American composer, but also shows us a small window into what it was like to know the man behind the music.

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    Upcoming Performances

    Aaron Copland's music is still widely performed around the world today. Find upcoming concerts and information in the performance calendar.

    Performance Calendar

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    Midday Thoughts: Which Appalachian Spring? An Audiophile’s Guide

    Building on last month's article on the versions of Appalachian Spring, here are some of the most iconic and well-loved recordings of the work in all of its forms.

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    Midday Thoughts: The Many Versions of Appalachian Spring

    Over a handful of decades, Copland's Appalachian Spring went through a series of reworkings, resulting in an often confusing variety of versions. Read on to untangle the history behind one of Copland's most iconic works.

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    Midday Thoughts: Copland Research at the Library of Congress

    Ever wondered what it would be like to see Copland's manuscripts in-person at the Library of Congress? Join Jennifer DeLapp-Birkett as she recounts a recent visit.

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    The Aaron Copland Fund for Music

    Aaron Copland’s legacy as the Dean of American Music lives on through a series of grant programs managed by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music. Each year, the Fund awards more than $1 million in grants to ensembles, presenters, service organizations, and more for projects and general other entities to support public knowledge and appreciation of contemporary American music.

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