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Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances

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Orchestra Hall
Saturday, November 4, 2017 – 8:00 PM
Sunday, November 5, 2017 – 3:00 PM
This program will be live webcast Sunday, November 5
at 3:00 pm EDT (GMT-4) on dso.org/live.
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Concert Description

Inspired by Rachmaninoff’s past, Symphonic Dances, his final completed work for orchestra, embodies the vibrant color and emotion found throughout his music. Slovak conductor Juraj Valčuha leads this work with along with another gem of late romantic music, Liadov’s tone poem The Enchanted Lake.

ConcerTalk 11/4 at 7 PM, 11/5 at 2 PM: Get the most out of each Classical concert with informal presentations in Orchestra Hall one hour before the performance begins. Enjoy special guests, lectures, or performances that illuminate the program and provide a behind-the-scenes look at the art of making music! This iteration features Austin Stewart, University of Michigan PhD musicology student.


Juraj Valcuha, conductor  
Stefan Jackiw, violin   Bio

Violinist Stefan Jackiw is recognized as one of his generation’s most significant artists, captivating audiences with playing that combines poetry and purity with an impeccable technique. Hailed for “talent that’s off the scale” (Washington Post) Jackiw has appeared as soloist with the Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco symphony orchestras among others. Mr. Jackiw has collaborated with such renowned conductors as Marin Alsop, Andrew Davis, Hannu Lintu, Ludovic Morlot, Andris Nelsons, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Mikhail Pletnev, Gerard Schwarz and Yuri Temirkanov. His solo performance of the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with the YouTube Symphony Orchestra at Australia’s Sydney Opera House in March was seen live on YouTube by more than 30 million people worldwide.


LIADOV The Enchanted Lake  
KORNGOLD Violin Concerto  
RACHMANINOFF Symphonic Dances