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Neighborhood Chamber Recitals

Hear your favorite DSO musicians perform chamber works
in intimate new spaces throughout Metro Detroit!


Coming Up


Rivard Plaza

Chamber IconTuesday, May 22, 2018 at 5:30 PM at
Rivard Plaza

Avoid the rush hour commute and join us at Rivard Plaza for a Rush Hour Recital Happy Hour, featuring chamber music performances from DSO musicians with the Detroit Riverfront as the backdrop.

Kimberly Kaloyanides Kennedy, violin; James VanValkenburg, viola; John Madison, viola; David LeDoux, cello; David Everson, horn 

This is a free event made possible by The Stone Foundation.

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First United Methodist Church

Chamber IconMonday, June 18, 2018 at 7 PM at First United Methodist Church

Join musicians of the DSO for an evening of chamber music in Ferndale.

Will Haapaniemi, violin; Heidi Han, violin; James VanValkenburg, viola; Peter McCaffrey, cello

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North Rosedale Park Community

Chamber IconMonday, May 21, 2018 at 7 PM at North Rosedale Park Community

Join DSO French Horn David Everson for an evening of brass music in the historic ballroom of the North Rosedale Park Community House.

Kimberly Kaloyanides Kennedy, violin; James VanValkenburg, viola; John Madison, violaDavid LeDoux, cello; David Everson, horn

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Chamber IconTuesday, June 12, 2018 at 6:30 PM
at B Nektar Meadery

Avoid the rush hour commute and join us on Tuesday, June 12 at B Nektar in Ferndale for a Rush Hour Recital featuring chamber music performances from DSO musicians.

Amanda Blaikie, flute; Sheryl Hwangbo, violin; Will Haapaniemi, viola; Jeremy Crosmer, cello

This is a free event made possible by The Stone Foundation.

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Past Recitals

The Skip

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 5:30 PM at The Skip

Avoid the rush hour commute and join us on Tuesday, May 8th at The Skip for the second Rush Hour Recital of the season, featuring chamber music performances from DSO musicians.

Artists

Joe Becker and Andres Pichardo-Rosenthal, percussion

This was a free event made possible by The Stone Foundation.


Planterra Conservatory

Monday, April 9, 2018 at 7 PM at Planterra Conservatory

Join members of the DSO for an evening of celebrated chamber music from Haydn and Beethoven in the lush enviroment of Planterra.

Artists
Laurie Goldman, violin; Jennifer Wey, violin; Shanda Lowery-Sachs, viola; Peter McCaffrey, cello

Program
HAYDN
, String Quartet "The Frog"; I. Allegro; II. Poco adagio; III. Menuetto: Allegretto; IV. Finale: Allegro con spirito

BEETHOVEN, String Quartet No. 8; I. Allegro; II. Si tratta questo pezzo con molto di sentiment; III. Allegretto - Maggiore, Thème russe; IV. Finale. Presto


Monday, March 19, 2018 at 7 PM at Church of the Divine Child

Join musicians of the DSO for a performance of chamber music works by some of Classical music’s most beloved composers, Bernstein, Copland and Brahms.

Artists
Heidi Han, violin; Will Haapaniemi, violin; James Van Valkenburg, viola; Hang Su, viola; David LeDoux, cello; Paul Wingert, cello; Zhihua Tang, piano

Program
COPLAND, Violin Sonata; I. Adante semplice; II. Lento; III. Allegretto giusto

BERNSTEIN, Piano Trio; I. Adagio non troppo - Più mosso - Allegro vivace; II. Tempo di marcia; III. Largo - Allegro vivo et molto ritmico

BRAHMS, String Sextet No. 2; I. Allegro non troppo; II. Scherzo. Allegro non troppo - Presto giocoso; III. Poco Adagio; IV. Poco Allegro


Northbrook Presbyterian Church

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 7 PM at Steinway Piano Gallery

Celebrate French music & culture with musicians of the DSO as part of the month-long French Festival. Staged in the Steinway Gallery of Detroit’s intimate recital space, hear DSO concertmaster Yoonshin Song lead spectacular performances of Ravel and Fauré. Magnifique!

Artists
Yoonshin Song, violin; Alexandros Sakarellos, violin; Eric Nowlin, viola; Wei Yu, cello; Zhihua Tang, piano

Program
RAVEL, String Quartet; I. Allegro moderato; II. Assez vif, très rythmé; III. Très lent; IV. Vif et agité

FAURE, Piano Quintet No. 1; I. Molto moderato; II. Adagio; III. Allegretto moderato


Northbrook Presbyterian Church

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church

A chamber recital featuring DSO musicians.

Artists
Sheryl Hwangbo, violin; Alexandros Sakarellos, violin; James VanValkenburg, viola; David LeDoux, cello

Program
MOZART, String Quartet No. 4; MENDELSSOHN, String Quartet; SHOSTAKOVICH, String Quartet No. 8


Northbrook Presbyterian Church

Monday, December 4, 2017 at 7 PM at the First Christian Reformed Church

A chamber music recital featuring a string quartet of DSO musicians.

Artists
Hai-Xin Wu, violin; Jiamin Wang, violin; Eric Nowlin, viola; David LeDoux, cello

Program
Ravel String Quartet; I. Allegro moderato; II. Assez vif, très rythmé; III. Très lent; IV. Vif et agité

Beethoven String Quartet No. 8; I. Allegro; II. Molto Adagio. Si tratta questo pezzo con molto di sentimento; III. Allegretto - Maggiore, Thème russe; IV. Finale. Presto


Northbrook Presbyterian Church

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 7 PM at the Northbrook Presbyterian Church

Join this DSO string octet as they perform a variety of chamber pieces!

Artists
Hai Xin Wu, violin; Jiamin Wang, violin; Mingzhao Zhou, violin; Will Haapaniemi, violin; Hang Su, viola; Han Zheng, viola; Una O'Riordan, cello; Peter McCaffrey, cello

Program
HANDEL/HARVOLSEN "Passacaglia for Violin and Cello"; DVORAK Terzetto for two violins and viola; JOHN WILLIAMS/ WU "Tango (Por Una Cabeza) for two violins"; MENDELSSOHN Octet


First Presbyterian Church

Monday, October 9, 2017 at 7 PM at the First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth

Join this DSO Trio for an evening of solos, duos and trios featuring music by Haydn, Bach, Schubert and more! This entertaining group will share with you what it’s like to have a life career playing in the Detroit Symphony: how they got there and what they do today to maintain their positions in this most prestigious ensemble.

Artists
Jeffery Zook, flute; Sheryl Hwangbo, violin; David LeDoux, cello