Feb 18, 2024 |Alexander W. Dreyfoos Concert Hall
Jader Bignamini, Music Director
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Detroit Symphony Orchestra is known for trailblazing performances, collaborations with the world’s foremost musical artists and a deep connection to its city. Under the baton of Music Director, Jader Bignamini, Detroit Symphony has been hailed the “most accessible orchestra on the planet.” Following multiple sold-out performances over the years, Detroit Symphony returns to the Kravis Center with cello superstar, Alisa Weilerstein. Their program will feature Elgar’s dark, deeply emotional cello concerto as well as Tchaikovsky’s turbulent and poetic Sixth Symphony, the “Pathétique.”
Program to include:
Wynton Marsalis, Herald, Holler and Hallelujah!
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 “Pathétique”
Beyond The Stage Pre-Concert Talk
Hosted by the Kravis Center’s Classical Artistic Advisor, Phillip Bergmann, gives the inside story of the music, musicians and composers for each classical performance. Pre-concert talks include interesting facts and background about the music and highlight elements of interest to all audience members and feature interviews with special guests from the ensembles.
Classical Concert Series sponsored by Leonard and Sophie Davis
With support from
Beyond The Stage sponsored by Nancy and Jay Parker
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