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Saturday, November 12, 2016 8:00 PM
Sunday, November 13, 2016 4:00 PM // Hill Auditorium

Berlin Philharmonic

(Berliner Philharmoniker)

Returning to Hill Auditorium for the first time since 2009, the Berlin Philharmonic and music director Simon Rattle embark on their last US tour together, bringing two concerts to Ann Arbor.

For the first program, they perform Pierre Boulez’s Éclat, a tribute to the late titan’s death earlier this year, paired with Mahler’s seldom-performed Symphony No. 7. The second program spotlights the remarkable path that music took in Vienna throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries. “Watching these players sweat their way through these symphonies, using every muscle to make them dramas of sight as well as sound…their commitment was palpable, their energy persuasive, their ability to communicate with one another superior.” (New York Times)

A Prelude Dinner, sponsored by Journeys International, precedes the performance. Reservations: 734.764.8489

PROGRAM (Sat 11/12/2016: Hill Auditorium)

Boulez Éclat
Mahler Symphony No. 7 in e minor

 

This program will be performed without intermission.

PROGRAM (Sun 11/13/2016: Hill Auditorium)

Schoenberg Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 16
Webern Six Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6b
Berg Three Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6
Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73

 

By request of the artist, late seating will occur at intermission, after the Berg.

PRESENTING SPONSORS

  • Eugene and Emily Grant Family Foundation

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

FUNDED IN PART BY

  • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

MEDIA PARTNERS

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11/12/16 8:00 PM
11/13/16 4:00 PM

Hill Auditorium

Berlin Philharmonic

(Berliner Philharmoniker)
DETAILS

Returning to Hill Auditorium for the first time since 2009, the Berlin Philharmonic and music director Simon Rattle embark on their last US tour together, bringing two concerts to Ann Arbor.

For the first program, they perform Pierre Boulez’s Éclat, a tribute to the late titan’s death earlier this year, paired with Mahler’s seldom-performed Symphony No. 7. The second program spotlights the remarkable path that music took in Vienna throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries. “Watching these players sweat their way through these symphonies, using every muscle to make them dramas of sight as well as sound…their commitment was palpable, their energy persuasive, their ability to communicate with one another superior.” (New York Times)

A Prelude Dinner, sponsored by Journeys International, precedes the performance. Reservations: 734.764.8489

PROGRAM (Sat 11/12/2016: Hill Auditorium)

Boulez Éclat
Mahler Symphony No. 7 in e minor

 

This program will be performed without intermission.

PROGRAM (Sun 11/13/2016: Hill Auditorium)

Schoenberg Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 16
Webern Six Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6b
Berg Three Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6
Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73

 

By request of the artist, late seating will occur at intermission, after the Berg.

SPONSORS

PRESENTING SPONSORS

  • Eugene and Emily Grant Family Foundation

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

FUNDED IN PART BY

  • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

MEDIA PARTNERS

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