Paul Newman Narrates 'Lincoln Portrait'

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The St. Louis Symphony, conductor David Robertson and pianist Orli Shaham perform a concert celebrating American music, including Aaron Copland's beloved Lincoln Portrait, narrated by actor Paul Newman.

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Also on the program, Century Rolls by the composer many consider Copland's musical successor: John Adams.



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