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
Please join us for a preconcert lecture on Saturday, October 11 at 7 PM where DSO Music Director Leonard Slatkin and featured composer William Bolcom will discuss the evening's performance! Admission to this lecture is FREE with your ticket to the concert.