Classical Concert Listings

Eliot Heaton, violin & Pauline Martin, piano

Kerrytown Concert House

Sunday, March 19, at 4:00 pm

Michigan Opera Theatre concertmaster Eliot Heaton is joined by pianist Pauline Martin for a program of American influence, with music of Dvorak, Ravel, Grieg, and a world premiere of the Fantasy for Violin and Piano by David DiChiera.

Movses Pogossian, solo violin

Kerrytown Concert House

Monday, March 20, at 8:00 pm

Armenian born violinist Movses Pogossian is a Prizewinner of the 1986 Tchaikovsky International Competition, and the youngest-ever First Prize winner of the 1985 USSR National Violin Competition. Currently Professor of Violin at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music and an Artist in Residence of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Movses performs J.S. Bach's Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin.

Firebird! For Grades 6-9

Hill Auditorium

Tuesday, March 21, at 10:30 am

Join the A2SO for the second annual Middle School Youth Concert. This concert will feature longer, more complete and more sophisticated works from the orchestral repertoire. Narration, projected images and musical demonstrations will help students be active and engaged listeners as they come to truly understand the pieces performed. Repertoire includes Stravinsky's Firebird Suite, Debussy's Nocturnes, and Schachter's Freylekhe Tanzen.

Branford Marsalis

Orchestra Hall, Detroit

Friday, March 24, at 10:45 am

Friday, March 24, at 8:00 pm

Saturday, March 25, at 8:00 pm

Russian conductor Andrey Boreyko leads Sergei Prokofiev's suite from Romeo and Juliet, plus the premiere of composer, DJ, and grandson Gabriel Prokofiev's Saxophone Concerto performed by Branford Marsalis.

From Paris with Reeds

Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor

Monday, March 27, at 1:30 pm

The finest chamber recital music is played by A2SO musicians Timothy Michling, oboe, Christian Green, bassoon, and John Boonenberg, piano. This hour-long concert is open to listeners of all ages.

Peter and the Wolf

Michigan Theater

Sunday, April 9, at 4:00 pm

Platypus Theatre brings Prokofiev's masterpiece to life with spirited choreography, colorful sets and larger-than-life masks.