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Newsroom

    ANNUAL MEETING: DSO ANNOUNCES FOURTH CONSECUTIVE BALANCED BUDGET, LOOKS FORWARD TO FUTURE MILESTONES

    Published Thursday, December 8, 2016

    DETROIT, (December 8, 2016) – Mark A. Davidoff, Detroit Symphony Orchestra Board Chairman, opened the 2016 Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) Annual Meeting of the Governing Members this afternoon. The meeting reported on the 2015-2016 season, in which the DSO announced an operating surplus for a fourth consecutive year, as well as looked forward to upcoming milestones and events, including the DSO’s recently announced [...]

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    DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES HISTORIC ASIA TOUR 2017

    Published Tuesday, December 6, 2016

    MUSIC DIRECTOR LEONARD SLATKIN TO CONDUCT DSO IN ELEVEN CONCERTS IN JAPAN AND CHINA FROM JULY 14 TO 29, 2017 Asia 2017 will mark DSO’s first international tour in 16 years Guest soloists include pianist Makoto Ozone, violinist Akiko Suwanai, and cellist Trey Chui-yee Lee Leadership support for DSO’s Asia Tour 2017 provided by the William Davidson Foundation and Ford Motor Company and Ford Motor Company Fund Detroit, [...]

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    LET’S GO CRAZY: DSO WILL HOST NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION AND CONCERT FEATURING THE MUSIC OF PRINCE

    Published Monday, December 5, 2016

    Vocalist and full rock band, backed by the DSO, will pay tribute to the late R&B icon Pre- and post-concert Bash will include drinks, afterparty, and more; concert-only tickets also available Evening will be televised and live-streamed worldwide by Detroit Public Television Detroit, (Dec. 5, 2016) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) invites guests to ring in 2017 with funky purple splendor: The Music of Prince, [...]

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    THIS HOLIDAY SEASON AT THE DSO: FAMILY TRADITIONS, STICKY BANDITS, AND NEW ORLEANS FLAVOR

    Published Thursday, December 1, 2016

    Six “Home for the Holidays” concerts with the DSO in one weekend Third annual screening of Home Alone with live performance of score by the DSO Preservation Hall Jazz Band will bring “Creole Christmas” Detroit, (Dec. 1, 2016) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) heads towards the holidays with world-class and family-friendly programming to reflect the spirit of the season. Home for the Holidays, [...]

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    PIANIST EMANUEL AX WILL JOIN LEONARD SLATKIN, DSO FOR WEEKEND OF CONCERTS

    Published Tuesday, November 29, 2016

    Program includes Beethoven and Elgar Detroit, (November 29, 2016) – Pianist Emanuel Ax will join the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) for a weekend of concerts that will feature Beethoven’s Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus and Piano Concerto No. 2, as well as Elgar’s Symphony No. 1. Music Director Leonard Slatkin will conduct. The performances will take place Friday, December 8 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, [...]

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    BEN FOLDS TO APPEAR IN CONCERT WITH THE DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4

    Published Monday, November 28, 2016

    Detroit, (November 28, 2016) – Multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter Ben Folds will return to Orchestra Hall to perform with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO). In a one-night-only concert conducted by his longtime collaborator Jacomo Bairos, Folds will perform a movement from his piano concerto as well as pop hits backed by the full orchestra. The performance will take place Sunday, [...]

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    SUPERSTAR JAZZ VOCALIST DIANNE REEVES TO PERFORM HOLIDAY CONCERT AT ORCHESTRA HALL

    Published Tuesday, November 22, 2016

    Program will include favorites from her bestselling album Christmas Time is Here Detroit, (Nov. 22, 2016) – Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Dianne Reeves returns to Orchestra Hall, home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), for a one-night-only holiday performance titled Christmas Time is Here. The evening will feature jazz renditions of holiday favorites and original compositions. Reeves’ band includes Peter [...]

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    SINGER, ACTOR, AUTHOR, AND ACTIVIST STORM LARGE WILL PERFORM WITH LEONARD SLATKIN AND THE DSO; ALSO GIVE MIX @ THE MAX PERFORMANCE WITH HER BAND LE BONHEUR

    Published Monday, November 21, 2016

    DSO concerts on December 2 & 3 will feature Large in Kurt Weill’s “sung ballet” The Seven Deadly Sins Mix @ The Max performance with Le Bonheur on November 30 will include songs of seduction and obsession Detroit, (November 21, 2016) – Sultry, provocative, and explosive performer Storm Large will descend on the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center for two eye-catching programs: a Mix @ [...]

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    DSO TO PRESENT THE MUSIC OF JOURNEY WITH FULL ROCK BAND AND VOCALIST

    Published Friday, November 18, 2016

    Conductor-arranger Brent Havens will lead the orchestra, vocalist Brody Dolyniuk Detroit, (November 18, 2016) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will celebrate rock megastars Journey with two concerts featuring a full rock band and vocalist. Guest conductor and arranger Brent Havens will lead the DSO and vocalist Brody Dolyniuk in a program that includes Journey classics like “Lights,” “Faithfully,” [...]

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    MANDELL L. AND MADELEINE H. BERMAN TO BE HONORED BY DSO AT SEVENTH ANNUAL HEROES GALA

    Published Thursday, November 17, 2016

    Proceeds from the gala will support DSO’s commitment to transforming the lives of young people through music education Detroit, (November 17, 2016) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) today announced that it will honor philanthropists Mandell L. and Madeleine H. Berman at its seventh annual Heroes Gala on Saturday, June 10, 2017. Mr. Berman, who will celebrate his 99th birthday tomorrow, [...]

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