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Enso String Quartet – Interlochen Arts Festival – August 19, 2017


One of its generation’s most compelling string ensembles, the Grammy-nominated Enso String Quartet brings its mastery and music to Corson Auditorium. The quartet has been described by Strad magazine as “thrilling,” and praised by the Washington Post for its “glorious sonorities.” This gifted quartet has won top prizes at the Concert Artists Guild competition and the Banff International String Quartet Competition, and is, in the words of Classical Voice, “one of the eminent string quartets of our era.”

The Enso’s members are all drawn to the string quartet repertoire because of its richness and diversity, and the ensemble is committed to exploring the four corners of that repertoire. The Enso regularly performs the classics of the string quartet literature, but also champions lesser-known works that deserve to be heard, along with much contemporary music, including works the Enso has commissioned. The ensemble also performs its own transcriptions, including arrangements of 16th-Century Renaissance music. “The quartet’s ability to present music of three completely different idioms so persuasively puts it in the running for the mantle of Quartet of the Future”(Palm Beach ArtsPaper). World premieres this season include commissioned works by New Zealander Alex Taylor and Australian Brenton Broadstock, and in recent seasons they have premiered quartets written for them by Dame Gillian Whitehead, Kurt Stallmann and Paul Moravec. The Enso also gave the world premiere of Joan Tower’s Dumbarton Quintet, with the composer at the keyboard.

August 19, 2017 – 8:00pm
Ticket price(s):All Seats $29.50

Corson Auditorium

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Live on IPR: NY Philharmonic Performs Bernstein in Ann Arbor

Live on IPR: NY Philharmonic Performs Bernstein in Ann Arbor

Nov 19, 2:00pm - Nov 19, 5:00pm

Interlochen Public Radio
1 Lyon St
Interlochen, MI  49643-0199 Map

On Nov. 19, the New York Philharmonic will perform at the Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor. The concert is hosted by the University of Michigan's UMS and will be broadcast live on Classical Interlochen Public Radio.

The broadcast is part of a three-part concert series by the New York Philharmonic at the Hill Auditorium and celebrates the centennial of Leonard Bernstein's birth. The program for the concert on the 19th will include Leonard Bernstein’s Symphony No. 3 “Kaddish”, narrated by Jeremy Irons. Leonard Slatkin will conduct. The performance will also feature the University Musical Society Choral Union, which will be directed by Interlochen alumnus Scott Hanoian (IAA 92-95, IAC 92, 94, IAC St 95-98).

Fifteen Interlochen Alumni currently play in the New York Philharmonic, including Ethan Bensdorf (IAC 95-00, 02), Anthony McGill (IAC 91, 93, IAA 94-96, IAC St 96), Kuan Cheng Lu (IAA 96-98, IAC 97) and Roger Nye (IAA 80-82). Another alumnus, Matthew VanBesien (IAC 87), is the president of the University Musical Society and former executive director of the New York Philharmonic.

The broadcast will begin at 2 p.m. EDT. with a pre-concert show by IPR hosts highlighting several of the Interlochen alumni playing in the New York Philharmonic. The performance will begin at 3 p.m. If you wish to attend the performance in person or attend another concert in the series, you can purchase tickets at ums.org/performance/new-york-philharmonic/.

Leonard Bernstein photo courtesy of New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives
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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Dec 7, 7:30pm - Dec 9, 10:00pm

Corson Auditorium
4000 Highway M-137, Interlochen, MI
Interlochen, MI  49643 Map

An incredibly popular Interlochen tradition, The Nutcracker brings all the dancing, music and fun of this treasured classic to Corson Auditorium again this season. Everyone's favorite holiday ballet includes gorgeous sets and colorful costumes as Director of Dance Joseph Morrissey puts his own spin on the tale of fantasy and wonder.

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The Nutcracker at Cheboygan Opera House

The Nutcracker at Cheboygan Opera House

Dec 16, 7:30pm - Dec 16, 10:30pm

Cheboygan Opera House
403 N Huron St
Cheboygan, MI  49721 Map

An incredibly popular Interlochen tradition, The Nutcracker brings all the dancing, music and fun of this treasured classic to the Cheboygan Opera House. Everyone's favorite holiday ballet includes gorgeous sets and colorful costumes as Director of Dance Joseph Morrissey puts his own spin on the tale of fantasy and wonder.

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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Dec 16, 7:30pm - Dec 16, 10:00pm

Cheboygan Opera House

Tickets: Adults $25 Children $10 $1.00 processing fee per ticket

An incredibly popular Interlochen tradition, The Nutcracker brings all the dancing, music and fun of this treasured classic to the Cheboygan Opera House. Everyone's favorite holiday ballet includes gorgeous sets and colorful costumes as Director of Dance Joseph Morrissey puts his own spin on the tale of fantasy and wonder.

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Regional Audition: Detroit

Regional Audition: Detroit

Jan 5, 4:30pm - Jan 5, 7:30pm

Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center
3711 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI  48201-2005 Map

Audition for Interlochen's Arts Camp and Arts Academy programs in your city! Students of all ages interested in Interlochen's theatre, dance and music programs are welcome to attend. Register for the event by following the "Ticket Information" link.

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Regional Auditions: Los Angeles

Regional Auditions: Los Angeles

Jan 7, 4:00pm - Jan 7, 9:00pm

Colburn School
200 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA  90012 Map

Audition for Interlochen's Arts Camp and Arts Academy programs in a city near you! Students of all ages interested in Interlochen's theatre, dance and music programs are welcome to attend. Register for the event by clicking on the ticket information link above.

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Regional Auditions: Chicago

Regional Auditions: Chicago

Jan 13, 4:30pm - Jan 13, 8:30pm

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
1147 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL  60607 Map

Audition for Interlochen's Arts Camp and Arts Academy programs in your city! Students of all ages interested in Interlochen's theatre, dance and music programs are welcome to attend. Register for the event by following the "ticket information" link above.

Regional Auditions: New York

Regional Auditions: New York

Jan 15, 12:30pm - Jan 15, 3:30pm

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
405 W 55th St
New York, NY  10019 Map

Audition for Interlochen's Arts Camp and Arts Academy programs in your city! Students of all ages interested in Interlochen's theatre, dance and music programs are welcome to attend. Register for the event by following the "ticket information" link above.

Regional Auditions: Interlochen, MI

Regional Auditions: Interlochen, MI

Jan 28, 12:30pm - Jan 28, 3:30pm

Interlochen Center for the Arts
4000 Hwy M-137 South
Interlochen, MI  49643 Map

Audition for Interlochen's Arts Camp and Arts Academy programs in your city! Students of all ages interested in Interlochen's theatre, dance and music programs are welcome to attend. Learn more about and register for the event by following the link below.

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