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Occurs on Saturday November 14 2020

Approximate running time: 2 hours

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Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St
Ann Arbor MI 48104

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BEETHOVEN & SCHEHERAZADE

SIMON Fate Now Conquers
BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade
Aaron Berofsky, violin
LINA GONZALEZ-GRANADOS, conductor

Saturday, November 14, 2020 | 8:00 PM | Michigan Theater<

Transcending culture, place, and time, storytelling has woven its way throughout human history. In many of humanity's greatest stories, and even in our own personal lives, fate is a recurring theme. In this program we’ll explore this further. Beginning with Carlos Simon’s Fate Now Conquers, we’ll hear a modern dialogue with Beethoven’s symphonies. Following this, we’ll turn to Beethoven himself, a man obsessed with the motif of “fate knocking at the door.” We conclude with Rimsky-Korsakoff’s symphonic suite, Scheherazade, a musical representation of a bride and her 1,001 life-saving stories.

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