Raffaele Ponti http://wkms.org en PSO Presents a Roman Festival and More This Weekend http://wkms.org/post/pso-presents-roman-festival-and-more-weekend <p>Kate Lochte speaks with Paducah Symphony Orchestra Maestro Raffaele Ponti about tomorrow night's (Saturday, November 2) concert at The Carson Center, featuring <em>Feste romane, P. 157 (Roman Festivals)</em> by Respighi; <em>Andante &amp; Rondo ongarese, J. 158, op.35</em> by Weber; and <em>Symphony No. 3, op.27 (Sinfonia espansiva)</em> by Neilson. The performance also featured guest artist Dong-Yun&nbsp;Shankle on bassoon and visiting singers. <a href="http://paducahsymphony.org/">See more at Paducah Symphony Orchestra's website</a>.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 18:13:19 +0000 Kate Lochte 36209 at http://wkms.org PSO Presents a Roman Festival and More This Weekend PSO Maestro Ponti Previews Dvorak's New World Symphony http://wkms.org/post/pso-maestro-ponti-previews-dvoraks-new-world-symphony <p>Dvorak&#39;s New World Symphony headlines the program of the Paducah Symphony Orchestra concert at 7 pm in the Carson Center tomorrow (Saturday, October 5). Maestro Raffaele Ponti&nbsp;previews the concert with Kate Lochte on <em>Sounds Good</em>. Maestro Ponti also talks about a featured performance by Jacob Tews and his experience working with the composer. Also, he talks about his recent work in area schools and how he&#39;s getting kids interested and involved in classical music. <a href="http://paducahsymphony.org/">See more at Paducah Symphony&#39;s website</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 20:57:41 +0000 Kate Lochte 35466 at http://wkms.org PSO Maestro Ponti Previews Dvorak's New World Symphony Paducah Symphony Orchestra Season Opens with Tchaikovsky http://wkms.org/post/paducah-symphony-orchestra-season-opens-tchaikovsky <p>Paducah Symphony Orchestra Maestro Raffaele Ponti visits with us on <em>Sounds Good</em>. The Orchestra’s season opens Saturday (September 7) at 7:30 p.m. at the Carson Center, featuring soloist Ilya Kaler performing Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. Kaler was born in Moscow, Russia and is the only violinist to have won gold medals at each of the three most prestigious international competitions. Ponti speaks with Kate Lochte about the season ahead. <a href="http://paducahsymphony.org/">See the season schedule and more at Paducah Symphony Orchestra's website</a>.</p><p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 14:25:14 +0000 Kate Lochte 34617 at http://wkms.org Paducah Symphony Orchestra Season Opens with Tchaikovsky Carson Center Class Acts Series: Where in the World is the Symphony? http://wkms.org/post/carson-center-class-acts-series-where-world-symphony <p>Thursday at 9:30 a.m. The Carson Center in Paducah presents the Paducah Symphony Orchestra in performance for the second time in its Class Acts Education Series. 3rd through 6th graders are going to hear a concert featuring the music of Bizet, Beethoven, Copland, and many more. PSO Artistic Director and Conductor Raffaele Ponti tells us more about the show and the instrument "petting zoo" feature. <a href="http://www.thecarsoncenter.org/educational-programs">Click here for more information</a>.</p><p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 18:29:19 +0000 Kate Lochte 29253 at http://wkms.org Carson Center Class Acts Series: Where in the World is the Symphony? Maestro Ponti Previews This Weekend's PSO Concert: Young & Mighty http://wkms.org/post/maestro-ponti-previews-weekends-pso-concert-young-mighty <p>Kate Lochte sits down with Maestro Raffaele Ponti for a preview of this weekend’s concert of the Paducah Symphony Orchestra, our region’s only professional orchestra.&nbsp;Ponti is Artistic Director and Conductor of the Paducah Symphony Orchestra.&nbsp; He previews the next concert:&nbsp; Saturday, October 13, at 7:30 p.m. Mon, 08 Oct 2012 19:24:29 +0000 Kate Lochte 22972 at http://wkms.org Maestro Ponti Previews This Weekend's PSO Concert: Young & Mighty Maestro Ponti Opens a New Season of Paducah Symphony Orchestra http://wkms.org/post/maestro-ponti-opens-new-season-paducah-symphony-orchestra <p>The Paducah Symphony Orchestra’s artistic director and conductor is Raffaele Ponti. Maestro Ponti and the Orchestra are enjoying successes with each other. Several standing ovations during their recent season opening concert evidence that capacity audiences are delighted to hear them perform together. Kate Lochte has more.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 16:14:26 +0000 Kate Lochte 22180 at http://wkms.org Maestro Ponti Opens a New Season of Paducah Symphony Orchestra Ponti signs on for 3 more years at PSO http://wkms.org/post/ponti-signs-3-more-years-pso <p>Paducah Symphony Orchestra Conductor and Artistic Director Raffaele Ponti will extend his tenure with the PSO through 2016.&nbsp; Executive Director Daniel Sene announced the extension to audience members at Saturday’s symphony season opener.&nbsp; Mon, 10 Sep 2012 13:56:52 +0000 Todd Hatton 21898 at http://wkms.org Ponti signs on for 3 more years at PSO