Maestro Raffaele Ponti http://wkms.org en 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 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