Having performed Cindy McTee's "Solstice," principal trombone Kenneth Thompkins discussed his role in the DSO and performing a solo concerto.
Fauré's brief Pavane is examined in this video, as well as the recently written concerto by James Newton Howard. Howard is well-known for this Oscar-winning film soundtracks.
American composer Conor Brown debuts his piece How to Relax With Origami with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
Soprano Hila Plitmann joins the DSO for a performance of Grammy Award winning American composer John Corigliano's Mr. Tambourine Man, setting original music to seven poems by Bob Dylan. Live from Orchestra Hall webcast recorded on May 19, 2017.