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Poling: Works for Guitar & Strings / London Symphony Orchestra


Release Date: 11/03/2017 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3594  
Composer:  Kermit Poling
Performer:  Giovanni De Chiaro
Conductor:  Kermit Poling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Kermit Poling writes music that is beautifully crafted, and immediately accessible. It is full of beautiful, melodic lines. The Guitar concerto, written for Guitarist Giovanni De Chiaro, who performs it here, is one of the greatest guitar concertos of the past 50 years. Named by Forum Magazine as one of the top ten faces to watch, Kermit Poling is celebrating his 22nd season as Music Director of the South Arkansas Symphony and his 27th season as Music Director of the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet. He is in his 31st year as Associate Conductor of the Shreveport Symphony, an orchestra where he also was Concertmaster for over 27 years. He has produced the Shreveport Symphony’s broadcast series since 1987, having also produced radio Read more programming for WBUR Boston and other public radio stations. He serves as General Manager of the Red River Radio public radio network at LSUS having been appointed to the position in 2006. In 2015 he became music director of the Marshall Symphony Orchestra in Texas. “The Romantic spirit lives, breathes, and flourishes in Kermit Poling.” (Fanfare Magazine) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Guitar No. 1 by Kermit Poling
Performer:  Giovanni De Chiaro (Guitar)
Conductor:  Kermit Poling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2016; United States 
2.
Suite for Strings No. 2 "Along These Footsteps to Paradise" by Kermit Poling
Conductor:  Kermit Poling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 

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