The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Leonard Slatkin, presents Carl Orff’s masterpiece, Carmina Burana this week. Concerts are today through Sunday at Orchestra Hall at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center. The production features soprano Lauren Snouffer, tenor Taylor Stayton, baritone Will Liverman, the UMS Choral Union and the Ann Arbor Youth Chorale.
DSO Music Director Laureate Leonard Slatkin returns to conduct Carmina as well as a new set of Paganini variations written by Slatkin and some of his closest musical friends.
If you can’t attend, you can catch the Friday performance of the world’s most accessible orchestra LIVE via DSO.org/live. And turn it up.
- Thursday, March 12 @ 7:30 p.m.
- Friday, March 13 @ 8 p.m. (Webcast LIVE via dso.org/live)
- Saturday, March 14 @ 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, March 15 @ 3 p.m.
“Everything I have written to date, and which you have, unfortunately, printed, can be destroyed,” declared composer Carl Orff to his publisher following the successful premiere of the mighty Carmina Burana.