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Detroit Symphony Orchestra live broadcasts return to Friday mornings on Classical IPR

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Detroit's Orchestra Hall

Selected concerts from the DSO's Classical Coffee series can be heard on Classical IPR starting in October.

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has returned to the stage in person, and Classical IPR listeners can now hear the DSO live in concert.

Starting October 15, selected from the DSO's Friday morning Classical Coffee series will be broadcast on Classical IPR.

The tentative broadcast schedule and programs for the remainder of 2021 are listed below.

All broadcasts begin at 10:45 a.m. on Classical IPR.

Friday, October 15
Leonard Slatkin, cond.
Yevgeny Kutik, violin
Samuel Adler, Mirror Images (World Premiere)
Joseph Schwantner, Violin Concerto (World Premiere)
Peter Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5

Friday, November 5
Jader Bignamini, cond.
Sergei Babayan, piano
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 3
Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 2

Friday December 3
Jader Bignamini, cond.
Hilary Hahn, violin
Bedrich Smetana, Overture to The Bartered Bride
Antonin Dvorak, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
Bedrich Smetana, The Moldau
Florence Price, Symphony No. 3

Friday December 10
Thomas Wilkins, cond.
Vadim Gluzman, violin
Adolphus Hailstork, Fanfare on “Amazing Grace”
William Dawson, Negro Folk Symphony
Ludwig Van Beethoven, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

The broadcasts are engineered by WRCJ-FM in Detroit and will be hosted by WRCJ's Dave Wagner and Peter Whorf.