WHAT’S IN THIS VIDEO: To start – a basic structure of a program. Historically, the big symphony was in first half. Now flipped. Programs fail if you build program just around a big piece. There have to be unexpected things – keep audience on its toes. How you construct a progression for a program. Hundreds of way to create a sense of occasion – a journey that has unpredictability. Progression from one piece to next makes it creative. Bizarre programs can be fun. How do you make musical connections between pieces? Between ideas? Sequence of experiences is key.