February 22, 2023 8:00 pm
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University Symphony Orchestra: U-M Music School.

Ken Kiesler directs this music student ensemble in a program highlighted by a performance of contemporary Japanese composer Takashi Yoshimatsu’s jazz-inspired Cyberbird Concerto featuring U-M concerto competition-winning saxophone soloist Aiwen Zhang. Also, Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Copland’s pastoral score for Our Town, and music by Frank Zappa. Preceded at 7:15 p.m. by a brief talk. 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Free. 615–3204.