Archive for December 14th, 2009

Clarinet on Fire

Tonight’s performance by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra offered Holiday treats for everyone: a rarely-heard English masterwork (Elgar’s Cockaigne Op. 40 “In London Town”), a world-premiere (Wlad Marhulets’ Klezmer Concerto for clarinet and orchestra) and an audience favorite (Holst’s symphonic suite The Planets). Maestro Andrew Litton was at the helm this evening in Maestro Slatkin’s absence. READ MORE

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