America’s fourth-oldest symphony orchestra, the Detroit Symphony celebrated 125 years in 2012. It is famous for trailblazing performances and hundreds of pioneering recordings. Leonard Slatkin, called “America’s Music Director” (Los Angeles Times), assumed leadership in 2008.
MUSIC “At Eight”:
• Gould / Spirituals
• Rachmaninoff / Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
• Ravel / Mother Goose Suite
• Ravel / Pavane for a Dead Princess
• Ravel / Boléro
MUSIC “At Two”:
• Copland / Three Latin-American Sketches
• Prokofiev / Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-flat, Op. 10
• Tchaikovsky / Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 (Click Here to view a webcast of this piece performed by DSO.)
Series sponsored by Leonard and Sophie Davis
Sponsored by Penny and Harold Blumenstein
Beyond the Stage: Join us for a free pre-performance discussion by Sharon McDaniel , Tuesday, February 25 at 6:45 pm and Wednesday, February 26 at 12:45 pm. There will be a free musical presentation by 8 year old pianist Nam Tang in the Dreyfoos Hall lobby at 7:15 pm on February 25, 2014.
To view other performances in our 2013-2014 Regional Arts series click here.