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Dances & Nocturnes

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Orchestra Hall
Saturday, April 28, 2018 – 8:00 PM Buy Tickets
Sunday, April 29, 2018 – 3:00 PM Buy Tickets
This program will be live webcast Sunday, April 29
at 3:00 pm EDT (GMT-4) on dso.org/live.
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Prices start at $11.50

Concert Description

French artists were masters in capturing the essence of a subject through suggestion and atmosphere—a trait not only found in visual arts and literature, but also through the music of French composers. The music of Franck, Debussy, Ravel, and Dutilleux conjures visions of distant worlds, the spirit of the hunt, the playfulness of natural light, and the soul of the dance in a program spanning a century of French impressionism.

ConcerTalk 4/28 at 7 PM & 4/29 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, Elizabeth McLain, PhD candidate in musicology at the University of Michigan, will speak about the program.


Artists

Fabien Gabel, conductor  
University of Michigan Choral Union, chorus   
Nicolas Altstaedt, cello   

Program

FRANCK Le Chausseur Maudit  
DUTILLEUX Tout un monde lointain  
DEBUSSY Nocturnes  
RAVEL La Valse