Remembering JFK In Music: Two Composers Take On The 50th

Dec 12, 2012
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The Nasher Sculpture Center announced today that it, too, is commissioning a piece of music to mark the assassination anniversary, joining the Dallas Symphony. David Mackey (below) is writing the Nasher's piece; 18-year-old Conrad Tao is working for the DSO.

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Image from Shutterstock Plans for marking the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination next year have turned to music. First, it was the Dallas Symphony commissioning a new work. Now, the Nasher Sculpture Center has announced it'll present a new piece as well. KERA's Jerome Weeks talked with both composers.

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