Thursday, February 02, 2017

Gershwin.Zemlinsky.Ellington.Glass

Standing ovations.TWICE!


Tonight the Bruckner Orchester Linz performend at the University of Michigan UMS) - Ann Arbor - Hill Auditorium and 1620 guests couldn't get enough of Martin Achrainer, Angélique Kidjo, Dennis Russell Davies and 110 musicians of the Orchestra. Both, the audience and the orchestra were in the perfect mood for an encore. A successful evening for everyone!

This evening's performance marked the UMS debuts of the Bruckner Orchester Linz and baritone Martin Achrainer. Maestro Dennis Russell Davies marked his third UMS appearance and the three-time Grammy Award-winner Angélique Kidjo visited the Hill Auditorium for the second time.

Program:
George Gershwin
Porgy & Bess Suite (arranged by Morton Gould) - UMS premiere

Alexander Zemlinsky
Symphonische Gesänge op. 20 - UMS premiere

Duke Ellington
Black, Brown and Beige Suite - UMS premiere

Philip Glass
Ifè: Three Yorùbá Songs - UMS premiere








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