Happy 20th NANiversary! Celebrating Music Director and Conductor Nan Washburn's 20th season with the Michigan Phil sampling some of her favorites; from Berlioz to Barber - from Binali to Hindemith.
Violinist Danielle Belen, Sphinx Competion winner and virtuoso, brings her passionate energy to Barber’s Violin Concerto while Wael Binali draws from his international heritage and social conscious for his composition, Earth, Plunder, Wound, Renewal, Hope–written for the UN Climate Change Conference in 2012.Hindemith’s triumphant Symphonic Metamorphosis packs a big punch, featuring lots of percussion and brass filling the hall, as well as the listener, with true joy.
Danielle Belen, violin
Wael Binali, composer
Hector Berlioz Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9 (1844)
Samuel Barber Violin Concerto, Op. 14 (1939)
Wael Binali Earth: Plunder, Wound, Renewal, Hope (2012)
Paul Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis (1943)