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Inside The Arts: LPO Creative Partner Courtney Bryan Releases New Violin Concerto "Syzygy"

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Courtney Bryan, composer, LPO creative partner

Acclaimed African-American composer, pianist and native New Orleanian, Courtney Bryan, is the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra's first Creative Partner. She is releasing a new work on the LPO digital series, Orpheum Sessions.  It's a violin concerto she calls Syzygy.   Courtney  joins us by phone.

Courtney Bryan's violin concerto, Syzygy, will be performed by Jennifer Koh on Friday, March 12th @ 7:00 pm, as part of a digital concert which will also feature works by Carlos Simon an Aaron Copland.  More info @

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