I adore Brahms, and if I had the cash I’d be on a plane out to Detroit right now!
Thanks to Rich Brown of Good Music Speaks for turning us on to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s ongoing celebration of Brahm’s life & works. They’re doing all four symphonies, a Berio arrangement of Brahm’s Sonata for Clarinet and Orchestra (I had no idea that existed!), and even a beard contest. But trust me – that’ll be a tough one.
There’s even a beard competition, but trust me – it’s gonna be a tough one.
Here’s more info:
Source: Brahms Festival 2016