Our 2014-15 Classical season opens with a celebration of Maestro Slatkin's 70th birthday and the start of his 7th year as DSO music director! The program begins with the Detroit premiere of William Bolcom's 'Circus Overture' — commissioned for Maestro Slatkin's birthday, followed by the return of superstar violinist Sarah Chang and Brahms' Symphony No. 1.
WILLIAM BOLCOM Circus Overture
RON NELSON Sarabande for Katharine in April
BARBER Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
BRAHMS Symphony No. 1
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Please join us for these preconcert lectures before your concert!
On Saturday, October 11 at 7 PM DSO Music Director Leonard Slatkin and featured composer William Bolcom will discuss the evening's performance! On Sunday, October 12 at 2 PM Joshua Duchan, Assistant Professor of Music at Wayne State University will present "Musical Functions of the Star Spangled Banner."
Admission to these lectures is FREE with your ticket to the concert.