. Interchanging Idioms: Tune in to www.dso.org/live this Friday, May 11 at 10:45 am EDT, for a FREE webcast of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra!

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Tune in to www.dso.org/live this Friday, May 11 at 10:45 am EDT, for a FREE webcast of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra!

Friday, 5/11 10:45 am
Saint-Saëns' "Organ" Symphony
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Craig Rifel, organ


There is no other symphony quite like it, a towering work built around the awe-inspiring sounds of the pipe organ. More than a century after its premiere, the "Organ Symphony" remains unrivaled in its scope and majesty. Leonard Slatkin leads the Detroit Symphony Orchestra while the DSO's multi-talented Craig Rifel, normally seen and heard in the double bass section, performs as organ soloist. This concert also features the premiere of a new work by Du Yun, winner of the DSO's 4th Elaine Lebenbom Annual Memorial Award for composers.

Join our backstage pre-concert and intermission shows, featuring interviews with composer Du Yun, arranger/composer Rob Mathes, Whole Foods Detroit Community Liaison Amanda Musilli, and more!

Program Information
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Craig Rifel, organ

DU YUN Kraken
HAYDN Symphony No. 67
SAINT-SAENS Symphony No. 3, "Organ Symphony"

Next Up
Friday, 5/18 10:45 am
The Pines of Rome
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Robert deMaine, cello

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