2018-19

2018-19

19 Seasons

Beethoven 5, rising young conductors, and notable new works can be heard in this season's concerts.

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2018-19
  • Morton Gould Star-Spangled Overture from American Ballads

    Episode 1

    American Panorama launched with Morton Gould's creative re-imagining of the National Anthem.
    Detroit Symphony Orchestra
    Leonard Slatkin, conductor
    February 8, 2019

  • Joan Tower "Sequoia"

    Episode 2

    Composer Joan Tower celebrates the mighty forests in this work from 1981.
    Detroit Symphony Orchestra
    Leonard Slatkin, conductor
    February 8, 2019

  • Leonard Bernstein Three Meditations from "Mass"

    Episode 3

    Principal Cello Wei Yu was the soloist in this work drawn from Leonard Bernstein's "Mass," which presented the Catholic Mass in a new guise in the early 1970s.
    Detroit Symphony Orchestra
    Wei Yu, cello
    Leonard Slatkin, conductor
    February 8, 2019

  • Virgil Thomson Suite from "The Plow that Broke the Plains"

    Episode 4

    Detroit Symphony Orchestra
    Leonard Slatkin, conductor
    February 8, 2019

  • Ferde Grofé "Grand Canyon" Suite

    Episode 5

    Gershwin collaborator Ferde Grofé was also a well-known composer, such as with this work, hugely popular in the mid-20th century.
    Detroit Symphony Orchestra
    Leonard Slatkin, conductor
    February 8, 2019

  • Encore: Daniel Slatkin "In Fields"

    Episode 6

    Detroit Symphony Orchestra
    Leonard Slatkin, conductor
    February 10, 2019