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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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    Former cast members of musical Jersey Boys—Under the Streetlamp—will join DSO for a one-night-only concert of doo-wop, Motown, classic rock, and more

    Published Tuesday, March 21, 2017

    Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik will conduct Detroit, (March 21, 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will be joined by a vocal quartet comprising former leading cast members of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys for a one-night-only concert of classic hits by The Drifters, The Beach Boys, The Four Seasons, and more. DSO Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik will conduct. The performance will take [...]

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    Saxophonist Branford Marsalis, conductor Andrey Boreyko will join DSO for concert program featuring music inspired by Romeo and Juliet

    Published Thursday, March 16, 2017

    Marsalis will perform new saxophone concerto by Gabriel Prokofiev, grandson of Sergei Prokofiev—whose ballet music from Romeo & Juliet is also on the program Detroit, (March 16, 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will welcome saxophonist Branford Marsalis for a concert program that includes Berlioz’s “Love Scene” from the choral symphony Roméo et Juliette, selections from [...]

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    DSO returns to the neighborhoods for concert program with music by Dvorak and Piazzolla

    Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017

    Chamber recital at Planterra Conservatory also planned Detroit, (March 8, 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) 2017 William Davidson Neighborhood Series continues next week with three performances of Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony and Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires. The concert program also includes Mendelssohn’s Overture to A Midsummer Night’s [...]

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    DSO receives $600,000 grant from Dresner Foundation to increase access to music for underserved youth in Detroit

    Published Thursday, March 2, 2017

    Gift will enable DSO’s Wu Family Academy to launch a new entry-level, afterschool youth music program and increase access to its Educational Concert Series and Classroom Edition webcasts Detroit, (March 2, 2017) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) today announced that it has received a generous grant from the Dresner Foundation to provide comprehensive music education for underserved youth in Detroit. The grant—$600,000 [...]

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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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