Explore fantastic programs in Orchestra Hall, in your Neighborhood, and family concerts in the great outdoors — including our annual Salute to America at The Henry Ford, DSO @ Ford House, and our return to Metroparks!



Our Summer Lineup

 Concerts @ The Max M.
  Fisher Music Center

  Neighborhood Concert Series       

  Open-Air Concerts  



June 20 / Teddy Conducts!

Friday, June 20 at 8 pm

Village Theatre at Cherry Hill map
50400 Cherry Hill Rd, Canton

Teddy Abrams, conductor

Programming to be Announced



June 21 / DSO @ Stony Creek Metropark

Saturday, June 21 at 8:30 pm
(Grounds open at 6 pm; Fireworks at 10 pm)

Stony Creek Metropark map
4300 Main Park Road, Shelby Township

Kick off your summer with the DSO as the orchestra makes its long-awaited return to Stony Creek Metropark for a scenic lakeside concert followed by a spectacular fireworks display!

Brett Mitchell, conductor

Program to include:
BERNSTEIN  Overture from West Side Story
COPLAND  An Outdoor Overture
TCHAIKOVSKY  Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
DVORÁK  Carnival Overture
SAINT-SAËNS  Havanaise
J. STRAUSS II  On the Beautiful Blue Danube
JOHN WILLIAMS Overture from The Cowboys



June 26 & 29 / Romeo and Juliet

Thursday, June 26 at 7:30 pm

Congregation Shaarey Zedek map
27375 Bell Rd, Southfield


Sunday, June 29 at 3 pm

Seligman Performing Arts Center map
at Detroit Country Day Upper School
22305 W 13 Mile Rd, Beverly Hills

JoAnn Falletta, conductor
David Krakauer, clarinet

ROUSSEL  Bachus and Ariane, Suite No. 2
GEORGE TSONTAKIS  Anasa: Concerto for Clarinet
PROKOFIEV  Romeo and Juliet



July 2 - 5 / Salute to America!

Wednesday, July 2 at 8:30 pm
Thursday, July 3 at 8:30 pm
Friday, July 4 at 8:30 pm
Saturday, July 5 at 8:30 pm
(Grounds open at 6 pm; Fireworks at 10 pm)

will redirect to thehenryford.org/salute

A Classic Independence Day celebration at The Henry Ford's Greenfield Village map
The Henry Ford Museum
20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn

Join us and celebrate 22 years of partnership with Greenfield Village, joined this year by the United States Army Field Band! Nowhere in America can you find a Fourth of July event quite so spectacular. Blissful midsummer evenings in Greenfield Village, scrumptious picnic meals and beverages from our concert menu, and a dazzling musical program of patriotic favorites, all topped off with a breathtaking fireworks display.

Robert Bernhardt, conductor
The United States Army Field Band Concert Band & Soldiers' Chorus



July 10 / Indigo Girls with the DSO

Thursday, July 10 at 7:30 pm

Max M. Fisher Music Center
Orchestra Hall

3711 Woodward Ave, Detroit

Amy Ray and Emily Saliers are the Indigo Girls, music's emotionally charged Grammy winning folk duo. Don't miss them in a rare, powerful performance with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. "Galileo," "Love of Our Lives," and many more iconic hits!

Christopher Confessore, conductor



July 11 & 12 / DSO @ Ford House  (2 programs!)

Friday, July 11 at 8 pm
(Grounds open at 6 pm; fireworks at 9:30 pm) 

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House map
1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores


Saturday, July 12 at 8 pm
(Grounds open at 6 pm; fireworks at 9:30 pm) 

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House map
1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores

Friday Program

Courtney Lewis, conductor
Dee Daniels, vocalist

"A Night Out with the Boys" — Tribute to Nat "King" Cole, Frank Sinatra and Stevie Wonder

Get ready for an “unforgettable” evening as the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and world-renowned jazz vocalist Dee Daniels pay tribute to three of the greatest gentlemen of song – Nat “King” Cole, Frank Sinatra and Stevie Wonder. Snap your fingers and tap your feet to “Route 66,” “Fly Me to The Moon,” “Superstition,” and many more hits by these icons!

Saturday Program

Courtney Lewis, conductor

"Around the World in 80 Days"

BARBER  Overture to School for Scandal
MASSENET  Meditation from Thais
ELGAR  In the South
MOZART  Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
DVORÁK  Slavonic Dance
GRIEG  Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY  Waltz from Eugene Onegin



July 17 - 20 / Mozart & Schubert

Thursday, July 17 at 7:30 pm

Berman Cerman for the Performing Arts map
6600 W Maple Road, West Bloomfield Twp.


Friday, July 18 at 10:45 am

Ford Community & Performing Arts Center map
15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn


Saturday, July 19 at 8 pm

Kirk in the Hills map
1340 W Long Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills


Sunday, July 20 at 3 pm

Grosse Pointe Memorial Church map
16 Lake Shore Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms

Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
Hunter Eberly, trumpet

ROSSINI  Overture to The Italian in Algiers
MOZART  Divertimento, K. 136
TELEMANN  Trumpet Concerto
SCHUBERT  Symphony No. 5