<August 2019>

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6

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Orchestra Hall
Friday, May 25, 2018 – 10:45 AM
Saturday, May 26, 2018 – 8:00 PM
Sunday, May 27, 2018 – 3:00 PM
This program will be live webcast Saturday, May 26
at 8:00 pm EDT (GMT-4) on dso.org/live.
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Concert Description

Each symphony Tchaikovsky composed brought with it ever more emotional intensity. His final symphony, “Pathétique,” was his most personal expression, containing a meaning he kept secret to his grave. This program features Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony along with world premieres from two rising American composers.

ConcerTalk 5/26 at 7 PM & 5/27 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, Yaniv Segal will interview composers Roshanne Etezady and Chris Cerrone.

DETROIT RUSH: Now available online!
Detroit residents can reserve best available seating for just $20 at the Friday and Sunday concerts only for Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6, and other qualifying Classical Series performances.
Use code RUSH17DT when selecting seats, or call the Box Office at 313.576.5111 M-F, 9 AM - 5 PM for phone assistance.
Present valid ID to receive tickets at Will Call. Limit 2 tickets per ID.
Detroit Rush pricing is not available for previously purchased tickets.


Peter Oundjian, conductor  Bio

Maestro Peter Oundjian, a dynamic presence in the orchestral world, continues to make his mark as one of today’s most exciting faces on the conducing scene. A tribute to his many years as a world-class chamber musician, Peter Oundjian is renowned for his probing musicality, spirit of collaboration, and engaging personality. Through his communicative gifts on and off the podium, Peter Oundjian’s concerts draw strong audiences as he explores the breadth and depth of orchestral repertoire, and teams with world-renowned soloists. In addition to his post in Toronto, Peter Oundjian continues to serve as Principal Guest Conductor and Artistic Advisor to the Detroit Symphony. See full bio here.

Jennifer Koh, violin   


ROSHANNE ETEZADY Diamond Rain (World Premiere)  
CHRIS CERRONE Concerto for Violin and Orchestra "Breaks and Breaks" (World Premiere)  
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6