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Blakeford Coffee & Classics Series
Blakeford Coffee & Classics Series

Coffee & Classics - New American Classics

Featuring Nashville Symphony soloists

Friday, April 14, 2017, 10:30 a.m.

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

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Nashville Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero
, conductor
Érik Gratton, flute
Leslie Norton, horn
Brad Warnaar – Horn Concerto 
Live Recording
Behzad Ranjbaran – Flute Concerto  Live Recording

Two of the Nashville Symphony's own musicians step forward as featured soloists in new pieces that will explore the full beauty and range of classical music in America today. 

  • A master orchestrator, Brad Warnaar has composed numerous works for the concert stage, movies and television. His Horn Concerto will feature principal horn player Leslie Norton.
  • Evocative and colorful, composer Behzad Ranjbaran’s music is influenced by his Persian heritage. His Flute Concerto will feature principal flute Erik Gratton.
  • Both pieces will be recorded for future worldwide release.
Treats on Us! This Friday-morning series features FREE coffee and pastries at 9:30 am included with your ticket purchase. First come first served. Supplies may be limited.