DSO at Ford House

Open Air

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Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
Friday, July 11   8:00 PM  
Saturday, July 12   8:00 PM  

This performance will also be webcast on dso.org/live

Concert Description

Grounds open at 6 pm
Concert at 8:00 pm
Fireworks at 9:30 pm

General Admission Lawn Seating
Adult – $20 • Youth (5 - 12 years) – $12
Lawn seating only. We recommend you bring folding chairs or lawn blankets.

Premium Seating
Adult – $50 • Youth (5 - 12 years) – $50
Includes chair in VIP Section, reserved parking and a shuttle to the concert area.

Young Professional Seating
Adult – $59
Includes admission to the concert, unlimited food and drink at the Rec. House, and parking. Available for Saturday, July 12 performance only.

VIP Experience
All VIP Tickets – $175 (advance purchase only)
Includes valet parking, gourmet picnic dinner, access to the house, and reserved seating in VIP section with chairs available. To purchase VIP tickets please contact the Ford House at 313.884.4222.

Friday, July 11 Program

Courtney Lewis, conductor
Dee Daniels, vocalist

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, July 12 Program


Courtney Lewis, conductor
Hai-Xin Wu, violin

Symphonic spectaculars from around the globe! Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Dvorak, Grieg, Elgar and America's own Samuel Barber. The Orchestra's Hai-Xin Wu plays Massenet's haunting Meditation from Thais. Magical music under the stars, perfect for picnics with family and friends!


Tickets are no longer available online. General Admission tickets will be available at the gate - $25 for Adults; $15 for Children (ages 5-12).