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Billy Childs

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Orchestra Hall (map)
Friday, January 29, 2016 – 8:00 PM

Concert Description

Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro
Featuring Becca Stevens, Alicia Olatuja and DSO String Quartet


Best known for his ability to fuse the jazz and classical music genres, pianist and composer Billy Childs and his ensemble join forces with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra String Quartet in a heartfelt tribute to singer-songwriter Laura Nyro. With her blend of aching ballads, jazz rhythms and intimate, relevant lyrics, Nyro’s songs became iconic hits for Barbra Streisand, Blood Sweat and Tears, Three Dog Night and The Fifth Dimension. The evening also includes Childs’ own material, all in the acoustic intimacy of Orchestra Hall.