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Opening Night Gala—Sponsorship Tickets

Opening Night Gala—Sponsorship Tickets

Saturday, September 30, 2023—5:00pm

Saturday, September 30, 2023—5:00pm
Orchestra Hall
6 hours

For the first time in 20 years, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce the revival of a season-opening event to kick off another exciting season of performances and programming.

The Opening Night Gala will be an unforgettable evening featuring a concert by your Detroit Symphony Orchestra and special guest Yo-Yo Ma, conducted by Music Director Jader Bignamini!  There will be red carpet arrivals and photos, and all levels of the William Davidson Atrium will be activated with a pre-concert reception for concert attendees.  In addition, for our gala supporters, a formal dinner will follow this once-in-a-lifetime performance in the Peter D. and Julie F. Cummings Cube.

Evening Schedule

5:00pm: Red carpet arrivals & Pre-concert reception (open to all concert and gala attendees)
                   William Davidson Atrium (All levels, 1-3)

7:00pm: Concert with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and special guest, Yo-Yo Ma
                   Orchestra Hall 

The following activities are reserved for gala guests and sponsors:

8:30pm: Seated dinner
                   Peter D. and Julie F. Cummings Cube

10:00pm: Afterparty
                    
William Davidson Atrium  

Program to include:

Mikhail Glinka | Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla
Maurice Ravel | Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé
Antonín Dvorák | Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 104

For more information about this event, please contact Ali Huber at ahuber@dso.org or (313) 576-5449. Concert-only tickets are available to purchase here.

Sponsorship and Ticket Opportunities

*Sponsorships $25,000 and up sponsors will have access to a pre-event reception in the weeks prior to the gala. More details to come* 

$100,000 MAESTRO SPONSOR (1 available)

  • Recognition as Maestro Presenting Sponsor on all print and digital event promotions 
  • Spotlight recognition during concert program
  • Recognition during the evening dinner program
  • Premiere seating for 20 at the concert in Orchestra Hall
  • Dinner in the Peter D. and Julie F. Cummings Cube with DSO Music Director
  • Admission to pre-concert reception, featuring cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the William Davidson Atrium
  • Private pre-concert reception lounge seating
  • Valet parking

$75,000 SYMPHONY SPONSOR (2 available)

  • Recognition as Symphony Sponsor on all print and digital event promotions
  • Spotlight Recognition during the concert
  • Recognition during the evening dinner program
  • Premium seating for 16 at the concert in Orchestra Hall
  • Dinner in the Peter D. and Julie F. Cummings Cube with DSO Concertmaster or Associate Concertmaster
  • Admission to pre-concert reception, featuring cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the William Davidson Atrium
  • Private pre-concert reception lounge seating
  • Valet parking

$50,000 CONCERTO SPONSOR   

  • Recognition as Concerto Sponsor on all print and digital event promotions
  • Recognition during the evening dinner program
  • Premium seating for 10 at the concert in Orchestra Hall and dinner in the Peter D. and Julie F. Cummings Cube
  • Admission to pre-concert reception, featuring cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the William Davidson Atrium
  • Private pre-concert reception lounge seating
  • Valet parking

$25,000 OVERTURE SPONSOR   

  • Recognition as Overture Sponsor on the event invitation and through digital event promotions
  • Priority seating for 8 at the concert in Orchestra Hall and dinner in the Peter D. and Julie F. Cummings Cube
  • Admission to pre-concert reception, featuring cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the William Davidson Atrium
  • Valet parking

$10,000 QUARTET SPONSOR

  • Recognition as Quartet Sponsor on the event invitation and through digital event promotions  
  • Reserved seating for 4 at the concert in Orchestra Hall and dinner in the Peter D. and Julie F. Cummings Cube
  • Admission to pre-concert reception, featuring cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the William Davidson Atrium
  • Valet parking  

SINGLE TICKETS (limited availability)

 $1,200 SONATA

  • Reserved seating for 1 at the concert in Orchestra Hall and dinner in the Peter D. and Julie F. Cummings Cube
  • Admission to pre-concert reception, featuring cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in the William Davidson Atrium
  • Valet parking

Event Sponsors

Maestro Sponsor
William Davidson Foundation

Concerto
Linda Dresner and Ed Levy

Overture
Myron P. Leven Foundation
Penny and Harold Blumenstein
Jana and Stephen Brownell
Joanne Danto and Arnold Weingarden
DTE Energy
Cynthia and Edsel Ford
Nancy and James Grosfeld
PNC Bank
Christine and David Provost
Bernadine and David Wu
Therese and Paul Zlotoff
Jana and Stephen Brownell
Phillip and Lauren Fisher

Quartet
Alice Brody and Ronald Ross
Marie Masters and Thomas Cook
Sally and Michael Feder
Erica and Ralph Gerson
Jody Glancy
Mary Ann and Robert Gorlin
Henry Ford Health System
Elizabeth and Renato Jamett
Morgan and Danny Kaufman
Bonnie Larson
Maeva and Xavier Mosquet
Ann and Jim Nicholson
Sally Orley
Barbara Van Dusen
Carol and Peter Walters
Gwen and Evan Weiner
Michael and Elizabeth Larson Willoughby
Margie Dunn and Mark Davidoff
Lilly and Alex Stotland

HEAR THE POSSIBILITIES

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