september, 2018

2018sat15sep8:00 pmsat10:00 pmOPENING NIGHT – NEW WORLD SYMPHONYSponsored by: Michigan Medicine8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hill Auditorium

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Bolcom Ann Arbor Saturday, premiere of new commission
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue with Aaron Diehl, piano
Gershwin “I Got Rhythm” Variations with Aaron Diehl, piano
Dvořák Symphony No. 9 in E minor “From the New World”

with Michigan premiere of original visual choreography by Adrian Wyard

“I’m elated to have been invited to perform Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and I Got Rhythm Variations as a part of the Ann Arbor Symphony’s 90th Anniversary season.” –  Aaron Diehl

With a joyous fanfare to the delights of a start of a new season of music-making, join us to celebrate the brand-new piece written just for this moment – Ann Arbor Saturday – by William Bolcom. And swing with not one, but two of George Gershwin’s masterful works performed by one of the hottest young pianists today, Aaron Diehl. Can there be a more beloved melody than the soulful English horn solo in Dvořák’s New World Symphony? Be the first in Michigan to experience the breathtaking grand tour of the Americas through Adrian Wyard’s visual film choreography to the New World Symphony.

Pre-concert lecture 7 pm

Read the program notes here.

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Time

(Saturday) 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location

Hill Auditorium

825 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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