Metropolitan Wind Symphony

Metropolitan Wind Symphony

Metropolitan Wind Symphony

Founded by Jerry Gardner in 1971, the Metropolitan Wind Symphony comprises over 70 talented woodwind, brass, and percussion instrumentalists who audition for membership and seating. It makes a significant contribution to the cultural life of the Greater Boston community by providing its audiences with high quality concerts and its members with opportunities for musical growth.

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The Metropolitan WInd Symphony, Lewis J. Buckley, Conductor and Music Director This is a podcast preview of our next concert, which will be on Sunday, May 5 2013 at 2:00 pm in Lexington MA, in Cary Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Avenue. The Music Director will give a pre-concert talk at 1:30, in which the Matthew LaRocca, the composer of the piece to receive its world premiere, will join him. The concert will feature the brand new work Arctic Voices, by LaRocca; an appearance by 12-year-old trumpet wunderkind Geoffrey Gallante (performing a work written by Buckley); and works by Ticheli, Grainger, Gordon Jacob, film composer Rossano Galante, and Robert Sheldon. This podcast includes brief interesting discussion about and excerpts from the pieces on the program, all narrated by Buckley. Enjoy!

Previous episodes

  • 12 - Episode 12: Spring Concert 2013 "A World Premiere and a Brilliant Soloist!" 
    Wed, 24 Apr 2013
  • 11 - Episode 11: Winter Concert 2013, "Giannini's Great Symphony" 
    Wed, 27 Feb 2013
  • 10 - Episode 10: Winter Concert 2012 "An ACB Preview Concert" 
    Sat, 18 Feb 2012
  • 9 - Episode 9: Fall Concert 2011 "At Kitty O'Shea's" 
    Tue, 08 Nov 2011
  • 8 - Episode 8: Winter Concert 2011 "Major Wind Works" 
    Wed, 02 Mar 2011
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