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University Symphony Orchestra

Friday, September 22, 2017

8:00pm, Hill Auditorium

 

Kenneth Kiesler, conductor
Stuart Carlson (winner, 2017 SMTD Concerto Competition), violin

Pre-concert lecture at 7:15 PM in the lower lobby.

The University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by its music director Kenneth Kiesler, celebrates the opening of the 2017-18 season with the Academic Festival Overture by Brahms, who called it “a very boisterous potpourri of student drinking songs;” Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto, performed by Stuart Carlson, winner of the 2017 SMTD Concerto Competition; and the powerful and triumphant Fifth Symphony by Beethoven.

PROGRAM:
Brahms- Academic Festival Overture
Berg- Violin Concerto
Beethoven- Symphony No. 5

Free - no tickets required

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Photography Credits:

U-M Photo Services

Joe Welsh

Peter Smith

David Smith

Glen Behring

Tom Bower

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