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2015-2016 Season



Thursday, January 14, 2016, 7:30 pm

Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Congregation Shaarey Zedek
Southfield, Michigan
Maya Beiser, cello
DVORÁK: Serenade for Wind Instruments        
ELGAR: Serenade for Strings        
MOZART: Symphony No. 38, “Prague”
MOHAMMED FAIROUZ: Concerto for Cello,
“Desert Sorrows” (World Premiere)  


Friday, January 15, 2016, 8:00 pm
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Macomb Center for the Performing Arts
Clinton Township, Michigan
Maya Beiser, cello
DVORÁK: Serenade for Wind Instruments        
ELGAR: Serenade for Strings        
MOZART: Symphony No. 38, “Prague”
MOHAMMED FAIROUZ: Concerto for Cello,
“Desert Sorrows” (World Premiere)  

 

Saturday, January 16, 2016, 8:00 pm

Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Hall
Detroit, Michigan
Maya Beiser, cello
DVORÁK: Serenade for Wind Instruments        
ELGAR: Serenade for Strings        
MOZART: Symphony No. 38, “Prague”
MOHAMMED FAIROUZ: Concerto for Cello,
“Desert Sorrows” (World Premiere)
LIVE WEBCAST on dso.org/live
Saturday, January 16 at 8:00 pm EST


Thursday, January 21, 2016, 7:30 pm
Friday, January 22, 2016, 10:45 am
Saturday, January 23, 2016, 8:00 pm
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Hall
Detroit, Michigan
Hunter Eberly, trumpet
Maria Piccinini, flute
BIZET: Suite from Carmen        
JOHN WILLIAMS: Concerto for Trumpet      
AARON JAY KERNIS: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra (World Premiere)        
RAVEL: Boléro
LIVE WEBCAST on dso.org/live
Friday, January 22 at 10:45 am EST


Thursday, January 28, 2016, 8:00 pm
Saturday, January 30, 2016, 6:00 pm
Orchestre National de Lyon
Auditorium de Lyon
Lyon, France
Gil Shaham, violin
Michelle DeYoung, soprano
Bálint Szabó, bass
KORNGOLD: Suite from Much Ado About Nothing
BARBER: Concerto for Violin
BARTÓK: Bluebeard's Castle


Thursday, February 4, 2016, 8:00 pm
Orchestre National de Lyon
Auditorium de Lyon
Lyon, France
Vincent Warnier, organ
BACH/RESPIGHI: Passacaglia and Fugue
COPLAND: Symphony for Organ and Orchestra
LIGETI: Volumina
STRAUSS: Also sprach Zarathustra


Friday, February 5, 2016, 12:30 pm
Orchestre National de Lyon
Auditorium de Lyon
Lyon, France
Concert Expresso
The Art of Conducting with Leonard Slatkin, featuring the music of Bizet

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 7:30 pm
Friday, February 12, 2016, 8:00 pm
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Hall
Detroit, Michigan
BRAHMS FESTIVAL
Baiba Skride, violin
BRAHMS: Three Hungarian Dances
BRAHMS: Concerto for Violin
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4
LIVE WEBCAST on dso.org/live
Friday, February 12 at 8:00 pm EST


Saturday, February 13, 2016, 8:00 pm
Sunday, February 14, 2016, 3:00 pm
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Hall
Detroit, Michigan
BRAHMS FESTIVAL
Baiba Skride, violin
Danjulo Ishizaka, cello
BRAHMS: Tragic Overture
BRAHMS: Concerto for Violin and Cello
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3

LIVE WEBCAST on dso.org/live
Sunday, February 14 at 3:00 pm EST


Friday, February 19, 2016, 10:45 am
Friday, February 19, 2016, 8:00 pm
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Hall
Detroit, Michigan
BRAHMS FESTIVAL
BRAHMS: Academic Festival Overture
BRAHMS: Serenade No. 2
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1
LIVE WEBCAST on dso.org/live
Friday, February 19 at 10:45 am EST


Saturday, February 20, 2016, 8:00 pm
Sunday, February 21, 2016, 3:00 pm
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Hall
Detroit, Michigan
BRAHMS FESTIVAL
BRAHMS: Serenade No. 1
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2
LIVE WEBCAST on dso.org/live
Sunday, February 21 at 3:00 pm EST


Thursday, February 25, 2016, 7:30 pm
Friday, February 26, 2016, 10:45 am
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Hall
Detroit, Michigan
BRAHMS FESTIVAL
Hélène Grimaud, piano
BRAHMS/SCHOENBERG: Piano Quartet in G minor
BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1
LIVE WEBCAST on dso.org/live
Friday, February 26 at 10:45 am EST


Saturday, February 27, 2016, 8:00 pm
Sunday, February 28, 2016, 3:00 pm
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Hall
Detroit, Michigan
BRAHMS FESTIVAL
Ralph Skiano, clarinet
Hélène Grimaud, piano
BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
BRAHMS/BERIO: Sonata for Clarinet and Orchestra
BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2
LIVE WEBCAST on dso.org/live
Sunday, February 28 at 3:00 pm EST



Friday, March 4, 2016, 7:30 pm
Saturday, March 5, 2016, 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 6, 2016, 2:00 pm
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Bass Performance Hall
Fort Worth, Texas
BERNSTEIN: Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
BARBER: Second Essay for Orchestra
CINDY MCTEE: Double Play
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5


Friday, March 11, 2016, 8:00 pm
Saturday, March 12, 2016, 8:00 pm
St. Louis Symphony
Powell Hall
St. Louis, Missouri
Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano
Sean Panikkar, tenor
Renaud Delaigue, bass
St. Louis Symphony Chorus
Amy Kaiser, choral director
BERLIOZ: Romeo and Juliet


Saturday, March 19, 2016
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra
Shanghai Symphony Hall
Shanghai, China
Jian Wang, cello
CINDY MCTEE: Circuits
SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No. 1
BARBER: Symphony No. 1
RAVEL: La valse


Friday, March 25, 2016
China Philharmonic Orchestra
Beijing Exhibition Center
Beijing, China
Siqing Lu, violin
CINDY MCTEE: Circuits
BEETHOVEN: Concerto for Violin
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 5

 

Thursday, March 31, 2016, 8:00 pm
Saturday, April 2, 2016, 6:00 pm
Orchestre National de Lyon
Auditorium de Lyon
Lyon, France
Daniil Trifonov, piano
MASON BATES: The Rise of Exotic Computing
DEBUSSY: Iberia
RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 3


Saturday, April 9, 2016, 6:00 pm
Orchestre National de Lyon
Auditorium de Lyon
Lyon, France
Juliette Hurel, flute
Renaud Capuçon, violin
BERLIOZ: Overture to King Lear
BERLIOZ: “Queen Mab Scherzo” from Romeo and Juliet
BRUNO MANTOVANI: Concerto for Flute (French Premiere)
DEBUSSY/CAPLET: “Clair de lune” from Suite bergamasque
RAVEL/MARESZ: Sonata for Violin (World Premiere)
RAVEL: Tzigane, Rhapsody for Violin and Piano


Saturday, April 16, 2016, 6:00 pm
Sunday, April 17, 2016, 3:00 pm
NHK Symphony Orchestra
NHK Hall
Tokyo, Japan
BACH/WOOD: Suite No. 6 for Full Orchestra, Finale (Partita No. 3 for Solo Violin, Prelude)
BACH/BARBIROLLI: “Schafe können sicher weiden” from Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd
BACH/ORMANDY: “Jesus bleibet meine Freude” from Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben
BACH/STOKOWSKI: Toccata and Fugue in D minor
PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5
 

Friday, April 22, 2016, 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 23, 2016, 3:00 pm
NHK Symphony Orchestra
NHK Hall
Tokyo, Japan
BERLIOZ: Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
TAKEMITSU: Family Tree
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1


Wednesday, April 27, 7:00 pm
Thursday, April 28, 7:00 pm
NHK Symphony Orchestra
NHK Hall
Tokyo, Japan
BERNSTEIN: Overture to Candide
BERNSTEIN: Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
MAHLER: Symphony No. 4


Friday, May 6, 2016, 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 7, 2016, 8:00 pm
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Hall
Detroit, Michigan
Nigel Kennedy, violin
SCHUMANN: Overture to Manfred        
W. SCHUMAN: Symphony No. 3        
ELLINGTON: “Come Sunday”
ELLINGTON: “Cottontail”
ELLINGTON: “Diminuendo & Crescendo in Blue”
ELLINGTON: “Dusk”
ELLINGTON: “Harlem Airshaft”
ELLINGTON: “In a Jam”
ELLINGTON: “In a Mellow Tone”
ELLINGTON: “Perdido”
ELLINGTON:
“Prelude to a Kiss”
LIVE WEBCAST on dso.org/live
Saturday, May 7 at 8:00 pm EDT


Friday, May 13, 2016, 8:00 pm
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Los Angeles, California
Ralph Kirshbaum, cello
BLOCH: Schelomo
BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique


Saturday, May 14, 2016, 8:00 pm
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Los Angeles, California
Truls Mørk, cello
ROSSINI: William Tell Overture
ELGAR: Concerto for Cello
BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique


Sunday, May 15, 2016, 2:00 pm
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Los Angeles, California
Sol Gabetta, cello
ROSSINI: William Tell Overture
MARTINŮ: Cello Concerto No. 1 (1955 version)
BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique


Thursday, May 26, 2016, 7:30 pm
Friday, May 27, 2016, 8:00 pm
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Hall
Detroit, Michigan
Joshua Bell, violin
GABRIELA LENA FRANK: TBA (World Premiere)       
LALO: Symphonie espagnole        
PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5
LIVE WEBCAST on dso.org/live
Friday, May 27 at 8:00 pm EDT



Friday, June 3, 2016, 8:00 pm
Sunday, June 5, 2016, 3:00 pm
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Hall
Detroit, Michigan
Scott Ramsay, tenor
Lise Lindstrom, soprano
Chris Merritt, tenor
Jane Henschel, mezzo-soprano
Daniel Sutin, baritone
STRAUSS: Salomé
LIVE WEBCAST on dso.org/live
Sunday, June 5 at 3:00 pm EDT

 

Summer 2015

Saturday, July 30, 2016, 8:30 pm
Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 8:00 pm
Friday, August 12, 2016, 8:00 pm
Thursday, August 18, 2016, 8:00 pm
Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 8:00 pm

Santa Fe Opera
Santa Fe Opera House
Santa Fe, New Mexico
James Robinson, director
Erin Wall, soprano
Zach Borichevsky, tenor
Helene Schneiderman, contralto
Virginie Verrez, mezzo-soprano
James Morris, bass-baritone
BARBER: Vanessa