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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Detroit, MI, United States

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DetroitLeonard Slatkin / Garrick Ohlsson / Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Stravinsky, Bartók, Brahms
Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin; Garrick Ohlsson

DetroitSwan Lake / Ballet Preljocaj

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Angelin Preljocaj; Ballet Preljocaj; Igor Chapurin; Éric Soyer; Boris Labbé

DetroitHan-Na Chang / Jess Gillam / Detroit Symphony OrchestraWorld premiere

Tchaikovsky, Clyne, Shostakovich
Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Han-Na Chang; Jess Gillam

DetroitAlexander Gavrylyuk plays Grieg

Mussorgsky, Grieg, Pejačević
Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Jader Bignamini; Alexander Gavrylyuk

DetroitClassical roots

Davis, Tines
Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Joseph Young; Anthony McGill; Davóne Tines; Unknown

DetroitAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Ellington, Marsalis, Charpentier, Traditional
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; Alvin Ailey; Robert Battle
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Bignamini conducts Detroit Symphony in a resplendent Beethoven 9

DSO music director Jader Bignamini leads his ensemble in the glory of Beethoven’s Ninth, prefaced by a recent work written as a companion piece to the symphony.
****1
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A triple serving of Salome from Fabien Gabel in Detroit

The French conductor leads a “Salome-centric” concert high on drama and color, joined by Nicolas Altstaedt in presenting a cello concerto new to American audiences.
****1
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France meets Russia at the Detroit Symphony

Enrique Mazzola conducts an intriguing combination of a French work and a Russian work with a French title focusing on turn-of-the-century France.
***11
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The concerto reconstructed: Detroit Symphony plays Sorey premiere

DSO plays Florence Price's Five Folksongs in Counterpoint and performs the world premiere of Tyshawn Sorey's For Marcos Balter for violin and orchestra with Jennifer Koh. 
*****
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Jacquelyn Stucker thrills in Strauss with the Detroit Symphony

Donald Runnicles conducted an imaginative chamber version of Strauss' testamentary Lieder, plus Elgar's own take on the concerto grosso form in his Introduction and Allegro.
***11
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Jader Bignamini makes a strong impression with the Detroit Symphony

In one of his first assignments as Music Director in Detroit, Bignamini conducts rarely-heard works by two Americans, along with an 18th-century Classical symphony by the Chevalier de Saint-Georges.
***11
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