<February 2019>

Neighborhood Chamber Recitals

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

Coming Up

Steinway Piano Gallery

Neighborhood IconAmerican Panorama Chamber Recital

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 @ 7 PM 

at Steinway Piano Gallery, Commerce Township

Join Detroit Symphony Orchestra Musicians for an American Festival chamber music program.

Hai Xin Wu, violin; Jiamin Wang, violin; Zhihua Tang, piano; Hang Su, viola; Abraham Feder, cello

BERNSTEIN, Piano Trio; GERSHWIN, Lullaby for String Quartet and selections from Porgy and Bess; DVOŘÁK, "American" String Quartet

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Plymouth United Church

Neighborhood IconDSO Chamber Recital

Monday, March 4, 2019 @ 7 PM 

Plymouth United Church

Join DSO musicians for an evening of music honoring the contributions that African-American composers have made to Classical music as part of the DSO's annual Classical Roots Celebration. This program will feature a performance of an original work by the DSO's Classical Roots African-American Composer in Residence.

Admission is FREE and open to the public.

Northbrook Presbyterian Church

Neighborhood IconBeethoven’s Septet in E-flat major

Monday, March 11, 2019 @ 7 PM 

at Northbrook Presbyterian Church, Beverly Hills

Come to Beverly Hills for a spectacular performance of Beethoven's Septet in E-flat major in the intimate chapel of Northbrook Presbyterian Church.

Hai Xin Wu, violin; James Van Valkenburg, viola; Úna O'Riordan, cello; Stephen Molina, bass; Shannon Orme, clarinet; Michael Ma, bassoon, Karl Pituch, horn

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Trinity Lutheran Church

Neighborhood IconDebussy String Quartet in G minor

Monday, April 9, 2019 @ 7 PM 

at Trinity Lutheran Church, Utica

Join Detroit Symphony Orchestra Musicians for a performance of Debussy's only string quartet at Trinity Lutheran Church in the heart of downtown Utica.

Sujin Lim, violin; Hongyi Mo, violin; Han Zheng, viola; David LeDoux, cello

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North Rosedale Park Community House

Neighborhood IconMotown Musings

Monday, May 6, 2019 @ 7 PM

at North Rosedale Park Community House, Detroit

Since the DSO's inception a century ago, Detroit has been a cultural mecca for music of many styles. A quartet of four cellists blends Classical repertoire with the Motown artists, including hits by Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, the Temptations, and more!

Jeremy CrosmerPaul WingertDavid LeDouxUna O'Riordan, celli

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Planterra Conservatory

Neighborhood IconBrahms’ Clarinet Quintet

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 @ 7 PM

at Planterra Conservatory, Bloomfield Hills

Join Detroit Symphony Orchestra Musicians for the finale of our chamber music season in the lush environment of Planterra, complete with a performance of Brahms’ celebrated Clarinet Quintet.

Will Haapaniemi, violin; Jiamin Wang, violin; James Van Valkenburg, viola; David LeDoux, cello; Ralph Skiano, clarinet

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Past Recitals

First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth

Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 2

Monday, January 14, 2019 @ 7 PM
at First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth

An intimate performance of piano trio repertoire, including Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 2, Beethoven’s Piano Trio Op. 11, and Paul Schoenfield’s Café Music for Piano Trio.

Jing Zhang, violin; David LeDoux, cello; Weiwen Ma, piano

Church of the Divine Child

Dvořák’s String Quintet No. 2

Monday, December 17, 2018 @ 7 PM
at Church of the Divine Child, Dearborn

Come to Dearborn for a performance of Dvořák's String Quintet No. 2 in the reverberant sanctuary of the Church of the Divine Child.

Sheryl Hwangbo, violin; Sujin Lim, violin; Hang Su, viola; David LeDoux, cello; Chris Hamlen, bass

First Christian Reformed Church

Schubert’s Octet in F major

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 @ 7 PM
at First Christian Reformed Church, Grosse Pointe Park

Members from all over the orchestra are brought together for this monumental, rarely heard work of Mahlerian length known simply as the "Schubert Octet." Every one of the diverse instruments exhibits incredible virtuosity and shows off their entire range of style, elegance, and sweetness. Schubert will thrill you with melodies that seem to last forever, and woo you with songs of exquisite gracefulness.

Will Haapaniemi, violin; Heidi Han, violin; James Van Valkenburg, viola; Jeremy Crosmer, cello; Stephen Molina, bass; Jack Walters, clarinet; Robert Williams, bassoon; Scott Strong, horn

Cass Community United Methodist Church

Beethoven & Schubert

Monday, October 8, 2018 @ 7 PM
at Cass Community United Methodist Church, Detroit

Laurie Goldman, violin; Sheryl Hwangbo, violin; Shanda Lowery-Sachs, viola; David LeDoux, cello

BEETHOVEN, String Quartet No. 10; SCHUBERT, String Quartet No. 15

First United Methodist Church of Ferndale

DSO Trio

Thursday, September 6, 2018 @ 7 PM
at First United Methodist Church of Ferndale

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

Jeff Zook, flute and piano; Sheryl Hwangbo, violin; David LeDoux, cello

DEVIENNE, Trio in G Minor; EDGAR F. GIRTAIN IV, Trio for flute, violin, and cello; BORODIN, Trio; KODÁLY, Duo for violin and cello; MARIA MILLAR, Mosquito Blue; PIAZZOLA, Primavera Porteña; PIAZZOLA, Oblivion; HAYDN, London Trio No. 3