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Stulberg: Bach Double

Jan. 22, Miller Auditorium
Left to right: Dongyoung "Jake" Shim and Keila Wakao

Pair the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra with two of the world's most talented young violinists and you've got a musical two-for-one.

The concert, titled Stulberg: Bach Double, will open with special guest Jonathan Bailey Holland's homage to the city of Detroit, Motor City ReMix, followed by Stulberg International String Competition Gold Medalists Dongyoung “Jake” Shim (2020) and Keila Wakao (2021) performing Johann Sebastian Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins.

The performance will conclude with the KSO performing Shostakovich's Symphony No. 9.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5–$67 and available online at or by calling 349-7759.