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Copland's Appalachian Spring and Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite


November 13–15, 2020


  • Fri, Nov 13, 2020, 7:30 PM

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  • Sat, Nov 14, 2020, 1:30 PM

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  • Sat, Nov 14, 2020, 7:30 PM

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  • Sun, Nov 15, 2020, 2:00 PM

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Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium


This concert will last approximately 80 minutes and will be performed without intermission.


Stravinsky’s Suite from Pulcinella, based on the one-act ballet of the same name written for Les Ballet Russes, is an eight movement work with music that retains the charm of the original work while incorporating harmonic and rhythmic intricacies of the twentieth-century. In the Suite from Appalachian Spring, Copland draws on the pioneering spirit of America in his depiction of a bride and groom, a revivalist minister, a pioneer woman, and the well-known Shaker Hymn “Simple Gifts” (Tis a Gift to Be Simple). In a second appearance on the program for the famed American composer, Copland’s lyrical and jazz-influenced clarinet concerto will be performed by the captivating FWSO Principal Clarinetist Stanislav Chernyshev.


Suite from Pulcinella


Clarinet Concerto

Suite from Appalachian Spring

2020-2021 Season

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About the Artists

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

Nicole Paiement


Stanislav Chernyshev


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Concert Conversations

Gain extra insights into our Symphonic programs with Shields-Collins Bray, who presents Concert Conversations one hour prior to each Symphonic Concert. These free pre-concert lectures take place inside the auditorium and often feature recorded excerpts of music you will be hearing performed live as well as conversations with guest artists and visiting composers. 

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