PSO http://wkms.org en Saturday Symphony Sing-Off Features A Capella AcoUstiKats http://wkms.org/post/saturday-symphony-sing-features-capella-acoustikats <p>This Saturday's Symphony Sing-Off at Harrah's Metropolis features a special performance by UK's male a-cappella group, the AcoUstiKats, including Paducah natives. Kate Lochte learns more about the event with Paducah Symphony Executive Director Daniel Sene and acoUstiKats' Jordan Lindsey on <em>Sounds Good</em>.</p><p> Wed, 07 May 2014 19:05:33 +0000 Kate Lochte 40401 at http://wkms.org Saturday Symphony Sing-Off Features A Capella AcoUstiKats Maestro Ponti Previews Paducah Symphony's Rachmaninoff Concert http://wkms.org/post/maestro-ponti-previews-paducah-symphonys-rachmaninoff-concert <p>Paducah Symphony Orchestra Maestro Raffaele&nbsp;Ponti conducts "Rachmaninoff's 2nd Symphony" at the Carson Center, February 1.</p><p>The performance features Paul Creston's "Dance Overture op.62, Robert Smith's Rites of Tamburo&nbsp;in a side-by-side performance with the youth orchestra and Sergei Rachmaninoff's Symphony No.2. Kate speaks with Ponti&nbsp;about the selection and other activities happening through PSO.</p><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 21:55:02 +0000 Kate Lochte 38421 at http://wkms.org Maestro Ponti Previews Paducah Symphony's Rachmaninoff Concert PSO Concert Includes Composition by Violist Jacob Tews http://wkms.org/post/pso-concert-includes-composition-violist-jacob-tews <p>Jacob Tews is Lecturer in Viola and Music Theory at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and performs with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra. The October 5th&nbsp;Concert program of the Symphony includes his Chamber Symphony &quot;Three Reflections.&quot; We hear the Prologue Hymn and meet the composer to learn more about this composition...</p><p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 21:13:34 +0000 Kate Lochte 35467 at http://wkms.org PSO Concert Includes Composition by Violist Jacob Tews 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 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