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Tchaikovsky's First Concerto

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Tchaikovsky's First Concerto

Thursday, November 7 — Saturday, November 9

Thursday, November 7 — Saturday, November 9
Orchestra Hall
2 hours

What good fortune that we can experience Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto at all—his mentor initially deemed it vulgar and “absolutely unplayable!" Luckily Tchaikovsky ignored this critic, published his concerto, and unveiled what has become one of the most treasured pieces in the piano repertoire.

Framing the concerto are a new work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Julia Wolfe, as well as Sibelius’s nostalgic First Symphony, a piece inspired by the composer's native Finland.

Program

Julia Wolfe
Fountain of Youth
Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto No. 1
SIBELIUS
Symphony No. 1
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Artists

  • Artwork for Dalia Stasevska

    Dalia Stasevska

    conductor

  • Artwork for Simon Trpčeski

    Simon Trpčeski

    piano

Dalia Stasevska

conductor

Simon Trpčeski

piano

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Stasevska's international reputation is strongly growing, and after seeing her in concert it is not hard to understand why. She is bursting with musical knowledge and energy. ”

Hufvudstadsbladet (Finland)
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Orchestra Hall
3711 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI
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