Kensho Watanabe to debut with Detroit Symphony Orchestra

The 2018-19 season has already seen Kensho Watanabe give a number of highly successful debuts with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales and the Brussels Philharmonic.

Now following a critically acclaimed, last minute stand-in performance conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra for a programme that included Beethoven Symphony No. 3 Eroica, this week will see Kensho take to the podium for yet another highly anticipated debut with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

Conducting a programme including Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin and Beethoven Symphony No. 8 in F major, Kensho will also be joined on stage by William Hagen for Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D Major. Giving three performances, Kensho will conduct at the Shaarey Zedek (9 May), Macomb Center for the Performing Arts (10 May), and the Seligman Performing Arts Center (12 May). You can find more information here.

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