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Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra: Pines of Rome + Béla Fleck

  • Orpheum Theatre 129 Roosevelt Way New Orleans, LA, 70112 United States (map)

José Luis Gomez conducts the LPO in a concert featuring pieces that incorporate traditional and folk melodies from around the world. It will start off in Venezuela with Carreño’s Margariteña, which features famous popular Venezuelan tunes fueled by traditional Venezuelan rhythms. Sixteen-time GRAMMY Award-winning banjoist, Béla Fleck, is then welcomed to the stage to premiere his Banjo Concerto, newly commissioned by the LPO in celebration of the New Orleans Tricentennial. The concert concludes with Ottorino Respighi’s Pines of Rome, which recalls memories of children’s songs and hymns in Roman life.

Earlier Event: March 4
A Night at the Opera
Later Event: March 23
Music and Literature