Michigan Philharmonic 2016-17 season

Posted on: August 1, 2016

The Michigan Philharmonic’s 2016-17 season will open on October 8, with Music Director Nan Washburn leading the first of eight concerts, a program featuring Katherine Hoover’s “Four Winds” Flute Concerto, with soloist Amy Porter as soloist. Four other programs will also feature works by female composers: Julia Perry’s Short Piece for Orchestra (1965) in November, Judith Shatin’s Spin (January), Amy Beach’s “Gaelic” Symphony in E minor (March), and Alice Gomez’s 112 Degrees, a world premiere (April). The season will also include Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, Jim Beloff’s Uke Can’t Be Serious: A Concerto for Ukulele and Symphony Orchestra (1999), with the composer as ukulele soloist; a side-by-side concert with the Michigan Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Plymouth Community Band; and Halloween and holiday pops concerts. The Michigan Philharmonic performs in Plymouth and Canton, Michigan.

Posted August 1, 2016