The McLean Orchestra presents Route 66 to Paris at Oakrest School in McLean, Saturday May 4th at 8 p.m. The concert features Michael Daugherty's Route 66, Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Maurice Ravel's Pavane for a Dead Princess and La Valse, ending with George Gershwin's An American in Paris. Classical WETA's Nicole Lacroix chats with Music Director and Conductor Miriam Burns about her new tenure at McLean Orchestra, the music on this musical travelogue, and her own journey as a young American conductor. For more information about Route 66 to Paris, visit McLean-Orchestra.org.
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