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    The Hot Sardines will join DSO for one-night-only Mardi Gras concert

    Published Friday, February 17, 2017

    DSO Associate Conductor Michelle Merrill will conduct Detroit, (February 17, 2017) – International sensations The Hot Sardines will join the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) for a one-night-only Fat Tuesday concert at Orchestra Hall, conducted by DSO Associate Conductor Michelle Merrill (Phillip and Lauren Fisher Community Ambassador). Known for their sharp style and electrifying vintage jazz, The Hot Sardines channel [...]

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    Announcing the 2017-2018 Paradise Jazz Series

    Published Thursday, February 16, 2017

    Joey Alexander, The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Kenny Barron, and more will appear on Orchestra Hall stage Terence Blanchard returns as the DSO’s Erb Jazz Chair and will reunite onstage with Brazilian superstar Ivan Lins for the first time in over a decade Detroit, (Feb. 16, 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) today announced its 2017-2018 Paradise Jazz Series. The season will kick off on Friday, [...]

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    DSO goes to the movies with “A Night at the Academy Awards” Concert Program

    Published Wednesday, February 15, 2017

    Orchestra will perform works from Avatar, The Lord of the Rings, Titanic, and more Detroit, (February 15, 2017) – Just in time for the 89th Academy Awards, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will team up with guest conductor Lawrence Loh for a concert program highlighting the beloved scores of Oscar-winning films: from West Side Story to Star Wars and beyond. DSO Associate Concertmaster Kimberly Kaloyanides Kennedy [...]

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    DSO Performs Music by Mendelssohn and Hummel at Four Metro Detroit Venues in William Davidson Neighborhood Series, February 23-26

    Published Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    Elim Chan will conduct; DSO Assistant Principal Bassoon Michael Ma will be featured soloist Detroit, (February 14, 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) 2017 William Davidson Neighborhood Series continues next week with four performances of Mendelssohn’s concert overture The Hebrides and Symphony No. 4, the “Italian,” as well as Hummel’s “Grand Concert” Bassoon Concerto. Elim [...]

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    Paradise Jazz Series Double Bill: Joe Lovano Quartet and Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band will play Orchestra Hall

    Published Friday, February 10, 2017

    Blade previously performed in the Chick Corea Trio for an October Paradise Jazz Series concert Detroit, (Feb. 10, 2017) – Two titans of jazz will perform back-to-back on the Orchestra Hall stage: Grammy-nominated saxophonist and Gary Burton Chair of Jazz Performance at Berklee College of Music Joe Lovano, followed by veteran drummer Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band. The Paradise Jazz Series concert will take place [...]

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    PIANIST SARA DAVIS BUECHNER WILL JOIN DSO AND ASSOCIATE CONDUCTOR MICHELLE MERRILL FOR PROGRAM FEATURING MUSIC BY GERSHWIN AND WORLD PREMIERE BY RESIDENT COMPOSER GABRIELA LENA FRANK

    Published Thursday, February 9, 2017

    DSO will also perform Griffes’ The White Peacock and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 1 Detroit, (February 9, 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will welcome guest pianist Sara Davis Buechner for a packed concert program that includes lesser known works by Gershwin, Shostakovich’s First Symphony, Charles T. Griffes’ The White Peacock, and the world premiere of Walkabout: Concerto for Orchestra [...]

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    ART @ THE MAX: DSO TO PUT ART BY DETROIT ARTISTS ON DISPLAY IN ATRIUM

    Published Thursday, February 9, 2017

    Pieces on display to all visitors to The Max Detroit, (February 9, 2017) – With the generous support of the Applebaum Family Foundation, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has partnered with Essay’d, the Wayne State University Collection, and gallerist Steve Panton to bring Detroit-area visual art to three levels of the Atrium at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center. Art @ the Max: Featuring singular [...]

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    DSO’S 39TH ANNUAL CLASSICAL ROOTS CELEBRATION WILL HONOR REGINA CARTER AND TERENCE BLANCHARD

    Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017

    Program to include world premiere of Blanchard’s Detroit 67 for Orchestra and Choir, in partnership with the citywide project Detroit 67: Looking Back to Move Forward  Carter will be featured soloist in David Schiff’s Four Sisters concerto, which pays tribute to Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Sarah Vaughan Kazem Abdullah will conduct the program, which also includes cellist Christine [...]

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    BACK-TO-BACK MIX @ THE MAX CONCERTS PROMISE CURATED, URBAN, BOUNDLESS EXPERIENCES AT THE PETER D. AND JULIE F. CUMMINGS CUBE

    Published Tuesday, February 7, 2017

    Genre-bending singer-songwriter Aoife O’Donovan will perform on Wednesday, February 15 String/electronica duo Chargaux share bill with Hardcore Detroit Break-Dance Collective on Thursday, February 16 Detroit, (February 7, 2017) – The Peter D. and Julie F. Cummings Cube, the recently revamped performance space within Midtown Detroit’s Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, will be abuzz next week: two [...]

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    THIS VALENTINE’S DAY: ORCHESTRA HALL SCREENING OF CASABLANCA, WITH DSO PERFORMING SCORE LIVE IN CONCERT

    Published Monday, February 6, 2017

    Constantine Kitsopoulos will conduct Detroit, (Feb. 6. 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will present a Valentine’s Day treat: a screening of the classic 1942 film Casablanca in Orchestra Hall, accompanied by a live concert performance of Max Steiner’s Oscar-nominated score. Constantine Kitsopoulos will conduct. “Casablanca is one of the great film love stories, but one where the music [...]

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