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American Greats | BASF Orchestral Series

  • First Baptist Church 529 Convention Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802 United States (map)

A celebration of American music, from Antonin Dvorak’s iconic New World Symphony to Pulitzer and Grammy-winning composer Jennifer Higdon’s newest work, a BRSO co-commission. Yolanda Kondonassis is celebrated as one of the world's premier solo harpists and is widely regarded as today's most recorded classical harpist.

  • COPLAND | Rodeo, Four Dance Episodes

  • HIGDON | Harp Concerto; Yolanda Kondonassis, harp

  • DVORAK | Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”

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Annual Opening Night Benefit at Stroube's, hosted by the Symphony League. Order the Symphony special for lunch or dinner on September 13: The $45 prix-fixe menu includes a glass of wine and benefits the Symphony, whether or not you are attending the concert!

Open 11am-10pm; call (225) 448-2830 to reserve a table.

Opening Night Reception: American Greats ticket holders are invited to a special reception before the concert, held on the beautiful 8th floor terrace at Taylor Porter law firm and featuring the Southern University Concert Choir!

Reception and Southern University Choir performance are included with your concert ticket. City Plaza, 450 Laurel Street, 6-7pm.