Join us for this 18th annual celebration of diversity in classical music, featuring the three senior division finalists accompanied by the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra. Thes…
Tchaikovsky Festival String Serenade
Don’t miss this special Tchaikovsky Festival Preview as members of your Detroit Symphony Orchestra perform chamber works by Tchaik…
Mix @ The Max: Music & Mugs feat. PROJECT Trio
6 PM — Mix. Mingle. Eat. Drink.
7 PM — Listen.
Brave the cold for the warmth of The Max and enjoy a night of incredi…
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Brooklyn Based PROJECT Trio performs a high energy mix of tr…
With songs like “Too Young,” “Nature Boy,” “Get Your Kicks,” “Mona Lisa,” and many more, this celebration of Nat King Cole and his crooning contemporaries is guaranteed to be a hit.
Get ready to sing, dance and even beat box with Brooklyn-based PROJECT Trio. The ensemble features Greg Pattillo on Flute, Peter Seymour on bass and Eric Stephenson on cello.
Brooklyn-based chamber music ensemble PROJECT Trio joins forces with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for a high-energy concert featuring classical favorites, jazz, rock, hip-hop and even beat box!
Max Band Showcase
Douglas Bianchi, conductor
$15 — General Admission
$10 — Non-WSU Student
$7.50 — Friends of Music Members*
$5 — WSU Students an…
The DSO will host a panel discussion in partnership with Affirmations (Ferndale-based LGBT resource organization) on the topic of Tchaikovsky’s rumored homosexuality and …
6 Symphonies, 3 Piano Concerti, and much more...all in 3 weeks! Join Leonard Slatkin and the DSO in a Festival celebrating the life, music, and magic of Tchaikovsky!
Featuring winners of the annual Concerto Competition
Kypros Markou, conductor
$15 — General Admission
$10 — Non-WSU Student…
Cameron Carpenter featuring the International Touring Organ
A virtuoso composer-performer unique among keyboardists, Cameron’s approach to the organ is smashing the st…
Legendary violinist Gil Shaham opens the 2013-14 Classical season with the world premiere of Bright Sheng's concerto for violin, "Let Fly."
Internationally renowned conductor Leonard Slatkin began his tenure as Music Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in 2008. In addition, Maestro Slatkin is the Music Director of the Orchestre National de Lyon, a position he has held since 2011. He is highly regarded for his historic leadership of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra from 1979 to 1996 and his tenure as Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra from 1996 to 2008. He has also served as Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and held Principal Guest Conductor positions with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Learn more at leonardslatkin.com
Gil Shaham was born in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, in 1971. He moved with his parents to Israel, where he began violin studies with Samuel Bernstein of the Rubin Academy of Music at the age of seven, receiving annual scholarships from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. In 1981, while studying with Haim Taub in Jerusalem, he made debuts with the Jerusalem Symphony and the Israel Philharmonic. That same year he began his studies with Dorothy DeLay and Jens Ellerman at Aspen. In 1982, after taking first prize in Israel’s Claremont Competition, he became a scholarship student at Juilliard, where he worked with DeLay and Hyo Kang. He also studied at Columbia University.Shaham was awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant in 1990, and in 2008 he received the coveted Avery Fisher Award. He plays the 1699 “Countess Polignac” Stradivarius. Shaham lives in New York City with his wife, violinist Adele Anthony, and their three children.