<April 2017>


    Tickets now on sale for 25th annual Salute to America concerts by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Greenfield Village

    Published Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Concerts by the DSO in partnership with The Henry Ford also feature the Jazz Ambassadors of the United States Army Field Band and a grand finale of fireworks, cannons, and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture Detroit, (April 27, 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will return to Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford for Salute to America, the classic family-friendly Independence Day celebration. This year’s [...]

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    DSO will perform Rodgers & Hammerstein Broadway hits in concerts conducted by Daniel Meyer, April 28-30

    Published Thursday, April 20, 2017

    Featuring soprano Lisa Vroman and tenor Brent Barrett Detroit, (April 20, 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will be joined by soprano Lisa Vroman and tenor Brent Barrett for a concert program of Rodgers & Hammerstein Broadway classics: hits from Oklahoma!, The Sound of Music, South Pacific, and more. Daniel Meyer will conduct. The performances will take place Friday, April 28 at 10:45 a.m. and 8 p.m., [...]

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    DSO returns to Metro Detroit neighborhoods for concerts featuring music by Haydn, Elgar, Gounod, and Bartók

    Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    Lio Kuokman will conduct; DSO Principal Cello Wei Yu is featured soloist Detroit, (April 19, 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) 2017 William Davidson Neighborhood Series continues next week with four performances of Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1, Elgar’s Serenade for Strings, Gounod’s Petite symphonie, and Bartók’s Divertimento for String Orchestra. Lio Kuokman will conduct [...]

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    DSO’s Educational Concert Series returns with “Music in Motion,” conducted by Michelle Merrill

    Published Tuesday, April 18, 2017

    Fifth grade group of immigrant and refugee students given complimentary tickets by DSO’s Next Gen committee for young professionals In total, tens of thousands of students will experience concerts in Orchestra Hall and by tuning in to free classroom webcasts Detroit, (April 18, 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will present a program titled Music in Motion for its Spring 2017 Educational Concert Series. [...]

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    Leonard Slatkin and the DSO will be joined by pianist Michel Camilo for Symphonic Jazz concerts, April 21 and 22

    Published Tuesday, April 11, 2017

    Camilo’s Triple Concerto shares the program with Shostakovich Jazz Suite and Bach transcriptions Detroit, (April 11, 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will welcome pianist and composer Michel Camilo for a concert program that includes Shostakovich’s Jazz Suite No. 1 and Camilo’s own Triple Concerto, featuring a jazz trio comprising Camilo, bassist Ricky Rodriguez, and drummer Cliff Almond. [...]

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    DSO will present Defiant Requiem—multimedia concerts honoring prisoners who performed Verdi’s Requiem at Nazi concentration camp—May 4, 6, and 7

    Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017

    Murry Sidlin, creator of The Defiant Requiem Foundation, will conduct Performances will take place in Orchestra Hall and Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield Detroit, (Apr. 5, 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will present a concert program featuring Verdi’s Requiem with a powerful historical and humanitarian element: Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín is a multimedia experience featuring [...]

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    Published Monday, April 3, 2017

    Deadline for submissions is Monday, May 15 Detroit, (Apr. 4, 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) is now accepting submissions for the ninth annual Elaine Lebenbom Memorial Award for Female Composers. The Award is granted annually to a living woman composer, of any age or nationality, in the spirit of recognizing and supporting the creation of new orchestral works by women. It is the only annual symphony sponsored [...]

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    Saxophonist and Detroit native James Carter will play Orchestra Hall in Paradise Jazz Series concert

    Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Post-concert “Hang” featuring Marcus Elliot Quartet will take place in The Cube Detroit, (Mar. 29, 2017) – Renowned jazz saxophonist James Carter will perform a one-night-only concert at Orchestra Hall, home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO). Some of the evening’s selections appear on Carter’s 2000 album Chasin’ the Gypsy, an homage to pioneering jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. Carter, [...]

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    Leonard Slatkin will lead DSO for concerts featuring guitar genius Sharon Isbin

    Published Monday, March 27, 2017

    Mahler’s Tenth Symphony also on the program Detroit, (March 27, 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will welcome guitarist Sharon Isbin for a concert program that includes Vivaldi’s Concerto for Lute and Chris Brubeck’s Affinity: Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra. Mahler’s dramatic Tenth Symphony in the Deryck Cook completion rounds out the program. Music Director Leonard Slatkin will [...]

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    Acrobats, aerialists, and more will join DSO for Cirque de la Symphonie

    Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017

    Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik will conduct the orchestra Detroit, (March 22, 2017) – Cirque de la Symphonie will return to Orchestra Hall with jaw-dropping acrobatics, aerialist displays, dancers, jugglers, and gravity-defying choreography—all set to music performed by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), led by Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik. Cirque de la Symphonie previously joined the DSO onstage [...]

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