Thursday, February 24, 2011

Detroit News on Rick Robinson: 'Bassist to play two concerts this weekend'

[Rick Robinson (Detroit Symphony Orchestra)]

Last Updated: February 24. 2011 1:00AM
A member of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for more than two decades, double bassist Rick Robinson will perform a pair of concerts this weekend.
On Saturday at 8 p.m., see him with other members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra at the First Presbyterian Church (529 Hendrie St. in Royal Oak). They will perform music by black composers such as Duke and Mercer Ellington, Adolphus Hailstork and others. Members of the CutTime Players and the Brazeal Dennard Chorale will also take the stage. Tickets, $20-$50, can be purchased by calling (248) 860-6786. [Duke Ellington and Adolphus Hailstork are profiled at]

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