PRESS RELEASE: Across Germany features Finnish pianist, Juho Pohjonen

DULUTH, Minnesota – The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra continues its Grand Adventures season with their fifth Masterworks concert, Across Germany, sponsored by Hailey Sault.

What: Across Germany // Masterworks V
When: Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 7 pm
Where: Symphony Hall at the DECC

Music director Dirk Meyer and the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra are thrilled to be performing pieces from two of Germany’s greatest composers. The evening will begin with Johannes Brahms’ epic Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Orchestra accompanied by rising superstar, pianist Juho Pohjonen. Pohjonen is considered one of Finland’s most outstanding pianists. He has performed with symphony orchestras world-wide and is well-known for his intense and fearless musical conviction during performances. From its rich, spacious opening to its thrilling energetic finale, Brahms’ second concerto will be a definite showcase for Mr. Pohjonen’s talents.

Our travels to Germany will include the continuation of The Beethoven Project with Minnesota Public Radio. The Orchestra will perform and record Ludwig van Beethoven’s exuberant Symphony No. 7, which the composer himself considered, “one of the happiest products of my poor talents.”

Ticket start at $20 and are available through the DSSO box office at 130 W Superior St. Suite LL2-120, 218-623-DSSO (3776). Ticket can also be purchased in person at the DECC ticket office – 350 Harbor Drive, Ticketmaster.com, or by calling Ticketmaster 1-800-745-3000 taxes and service fees do apply. Student and Military tickets are also available for just $10 with a valid ID.

Music director Dirk Meyer is available for interviews March 11-15 please contact Melissa Lentzor Heidi Lord to schedule a time.

For full season information visit www.dsso.com/grand-adventures/