Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Sep. 22 at 3:00

Detroit Symphony / Beijing Modern Music Festival

Tickets from $20

Featuring:

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Yongyan Hu, conductor

Cho-Liang Lin, violin

Measha Brueggergosman, soprano

Yijie Shi, tenor

Chen-Ye Yuan, baritone

Ji Wei, zheng

Liu Shen, boy soprano

New York Choral Society

Program:

Twilight of the Himalayas (2012-13, World Premiere)

The Last Paradise for Violin and Orchestra (1993)

The Song of the Earth (2005)

Presented by the Beijing Modern Music Festival, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra returns to New York for a concert devoted solely to symphonic and vocal works of Guggenheim Award–winning, Chinese-born composer Xiaogang Ye. Entitled Songs of the Earth, the program features the orchestra led by Chinese-born, Yale- and Juilliard-trained conductor Yongyan Hu and highlights outstanding soloists from the United States and beyond.


This historic concert will mark the first time that a major American orchestra hperforms a full concert in the United States of symphonic works by a single composer of Chinese descent.