The Interlochen Collection: Detroit Symphony Orchestra and World Youth Symphony Orchestra 2023
Revisit a concert from July 2023 featuring the World Youth Symphony Orchestra and members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Jader Bignamini conducts Mahler's Symphony no. 1.
On July 23, 2023, the nearly 100 young musicians from Interlochen's World Youth Symphony Orchestra had a very special opportunity.
They were joined on the stage of Kresge Auditorium by 31 members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
The DSO had given its own concert the previous night, part of its summer residency at Interlochen.
During the same weekend, members of the orchestra taught master classes for Interlochen Arts Camp's high school students musicians and played alongside various high school ensembles.
This episode features the side-by-side performance of WYSO and the DSO musicians.
DSO music director Jader Bignamini conducted this performance of Gustav Mahler's Symphony no. 1.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra musicians featured in this recording
*denotes Interlochen Arts Camp or Academy alum
Kimberly Kaloyanides Kennedy*
Eun Park Lee
Rachel Harding Klaus
Michael Culler engineered the recording featured in this episode.
Additional support came from Nancy Deneen, Mary Larson, Carolyn Purcell and Emily Duncan Wilson.