Pops Coffee Series

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8 concerts available   
 

Cirque de la Symphonie

Fri., Oct. 5 10:45 AM

 

Their aerial acrobatics will leave you breathless! The Detroit Symphony begins the new Pops season as Jeff Tyzik is joined by Cirque de la Symphonie. Aerial acrobats literally "drop" into Orchestra Hall. Each gravity-defying feat choreographed to live music performed by the Detroit Symphony. Acrobats - contortionists - strongmen - jugglers. All this and more performing to music above and around the Orchestra, dazzling the eye and the ear.

 

An Evening of Lerner & Loewe

Fri., Nov. 2 10:45 AM

 

A Broadway legend salutes Broadway legends! Marvin Hamlisch celebrates the elegance and enchantment that Lerner and Loewe brought to Broadway. Your favorite showstoppers from "Gigi," "Camelot," and "My Fair Lady." Won't it be loverly?

 

Home for the Holidays

Fri., Dec. 21 10:45 AM

 

Share Detroit's favorite holiday musical tradition with family and friends, and thrill to the spectacle of the season. It's a sparkling holiday celebration. And yes, Virginia, there will be a Santa Claus!

 

Winter Dance Party

Fri., Jan. 25 10:45 AM

 

Break out the Brylcreem and put on your poodle skirts! Celebrating the pioneers of Rock and Roll, this winter dance party presents the biggest hits of Richie Valens ("La Bamba"), The Big Bopper ("Chantilly Lace"), and the legendary Buddy Holly. "That'll Be the Day," "Words of Love," "Peggy Sue," "True Love Ways," and more. "Oh, baby, you know what you like!"

 

Monica Mancini at the Movies

Fri., Mar. 22 10:45 AM

 

He won Oscars. He won Grammys. And his legendary music won fans everywhere. Come to Orchestra Hall when the Detroit Symphony Orchestra pays tribute to the great movie music of Henry Mancini. Special guest Monica Mancini shares songs and reminiscences of her father, with such Mancini classics as "Moon River," ""The Days of Wine and Roses," and, of course, "The Pink Panther."

 

Red, Hot and Blues!

Fri., Apr. 19 10:45 AM

 

The rhythm and groove of the blues. From its birth in bars and backwoods Baptist churches. Its revival meeting' wail. Its searching, searing soul. Dee Daniels, Wycliffe Gordon, Bobby Floyd, and Byron Stripling join Jeff Tyzik for a tribute to the masters and mistresses of the Blues-Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Count Basie, Miles Davis, and others.

 

Music of John Lennon & Paul McCartney

Fri., May 17 10:45 AM

 

The Detroit Symphony Pops and Michael Krajewski "Come Together" for a tribute to Lennon & McCartney, the greatest songwriting duo of the second half of the 20th century. "Get Back" to Orchestra Hall, and hear your Lennon & McCartney chart toppers, recreated live!

 

The Music and the Movie: West Side Story

Fri., June 7 10:45 AM

 

The music of West Side Story, live in concert. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra accompanies the Oscar-winning motion picture -- all of Leonard Bernstein’s romantic, rumble-filled score!