University Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Choir, University Choir, and Orpheus Singers
Dean Christopher Kendall and Jerry Blackstone, conductors. Pre-concert lecture at 7:15 in the Lower Lobby. The Chamber Choir, University Choir and Orpheus Singers join the University Symphony Orchestra to perform Michael Daugherty\&##39;s Mount Rushmore. U-M Composition professor, Michael Daugherty, set texts by George Washington, William Billings, Thomas Jefferson, Maria Cosway, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln, and divided the piece into four movements to reflect each of the four iconic American presidents carved into Mount Rushmore: I. George Washington, II. Thomas Jefferson, III. Theodore Roosevelt, IV. Abraham Lincoln. PROGRAM: Vaughan Williams – Five Variants on Dives and Lazarus; Stravinsky – Symphony in Three Movements; Daugherty – Mount Rushmore
- Free - no tickets required
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