Hear the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra at 11 a.m. today (June 23) on KLRE, FM 90.5.

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A series of broadcasts by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, hosted by Little Rock musician Bonnie Montgomery, will begin at 11 a.m. today (June 23) and again at 7 p.m. Friday (June 24) on KLRE, FM 90.5.

The first broadcast will feature music from the Beethoven & Blue Jeans concert of November 2010. The program includes the Suite No. 2 by Igor Stravinsky, the Concierto del Sur for guitar and orchestra by Manuel Ponce with soloist Sharon Isbin and the Symphony No. 7 by Beethoven. Philip Mann conducts.

There will also be a performance of Five Miniatures by Federico Ibarra from the River Rhapsodies concert of Nov. 30 featuring Geoffrey Robson, violin, Ryan Mooney, viola, and David Gerstein, cello.

For more information call (501) 666-1761 or click here.