The Craig Fahle Show

DSO Welcomes Composer Lena Frank

Thursday, January 16, 2014

The DSO’s Composer in Residence, Gabriela Lena Frank, debuts a new piece this week in the Neighborhood Concert Series. The piece is called “Elegia Andina”. Frank's music has been commissioned and performed by the Kronos Quartet, pipa virtuoso Wu Man, San Francisco Symphony, Houston Symphony, Chanticleer Ensemble, the Chiara String Quartet, the Brentano Quartet, Yo Yo Ma, The Silk Road Project (which she is a member of), and more. Craig speaks with Lena about her time in Detroit and her new composition.

Concert Dates and Locations:

Thursday, January 16 @ 7:30pm (Berman Center for the Performing Arts in West Bloomfield Twp.)

Friday, January 17 @ 8pm (Village Theater at Cherry Hill in Canton)

Saturday, January 18 @ 8pm (Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church in Bloomfield Hills)

Sunday, January 19 @ 8pm (Grosse Pointe Memorial Church in Grosse Pointe)