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Organ Symphony

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Orchestra Hall
Saturday, February 10, 2018 – 8:00 PM
Sunday, February 11, 2018 – 3:00 PM
This program will be live webcast Sunday, February 11
at 3:00 pm EST (GMT-5) on dso.org/live.
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Concert Description

Camille Saint-Saëns, known for clean, polished music with elegant, orderly lines, may have reached the pinnacle of his work with his Third Symphony. From energetic flourishes to the triumphant entrance of the pipe organ in its grand, final movement, the Organ Symphony showcases the beauty and power of the organ as it interacts with orchestral colors and agility.

Artists
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
George Li, piano
Jeffrey Walker, organ

Program
SAINT-SAËNS, Marche Héroïque
SAINT-SAËNS, Danse Macabre
SAINT-SAËNS, Piano Concerto No. 2
SAINT-SAËNS, Symphony No. 3

ConcerTalk 2/10 at 7 PM & 2/11 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! In this iteration, Steven Whiting, French Festival Scholar-in-Residence and University of Michigan Professor of Musicology, will speak about the program.

This classical concert will take place as scheduled. Please drive carefully and allow ample time to arrive the Max. You may also call the box office at 313.576.5111 to exchange your tickets to another performance. Due to continuing inclement weather, the box office phone lines are overwhelmed. You may also request an exchange in tickets by emailing tickets@dso.org .