Columbia Alumni attended a concert by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra at the Knight Concert Hall of the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami, FL on Friday, February 28, 2014.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1887 and is the fourth-oldest orchestra in the United States, with a proud tradition of trailblazing performances, visionary maestros and collaborations with the world’s foremost musical artists. Leonard Slatkin, hailed by the Los Angeles Times as “America’s Music Director,” became the Detroit Symphony Orchestra‘s 12th music director in 2008. Olga Kern, Gold Medal winner of the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and the first woman to achieve this distinction in over 30 years, performance of the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3.