Live music, warm summer air, dancing, yoga, and community—summer at the DSO is back! We’ve got an exciting lineup of events in Sosnick Courtyard, Orchestra Hall, and Detroit. Browse our summer events below.

Summer Outdoors in Sosnick Courtyard

Enjoy music by special guest artists from Detroit and beyond, the bliss of warm summer air, and the sense of community that comes from enjoying live music with others.

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Yoga & Music

Relax and unwind with gentle evening yoga paired with music curated specifically for mindful movement. Looking to save on tickets? Yoga in Sosnick Courtyard is officially available as a subscription package!

Get all nine Yoga & Music performances for $140 and no ticketing fees – that's a savings of over $5 per event! Head to the Yoga Summer Pass page to subscribe.

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Summer Specials 

Beat the summer heat and join us for special presentations in the comfort of Orchestra Hall.

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Detroit Neighborhood Initiative

Enjoy the DSO in your community, with unforgettable musical experiences across Detroit Neighborhoods—celebrating the depth and breadth of the city’s cultural heritage, and the promise of its future.

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Salute to America

In partnership with The Henry Ford, the DSO returns to Greenfield Village for Salute to America, June 30-July 3. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra takes center stage on the Village Green for a triumphant musical performance in celebration of Independence Day complete with a fireworks finale.


DSO at Interlochen

Led by Music Director Jader Bignamini, the DSO will perform at Interlochen’s iconic Kresge Auditorium on Saturday, July 22 as part of the 2023 Interlochen Arts Festival. Repertoire will include ballet music from Act III of Verdi’s Macbeth; Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake Suite; and Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite.


Windborne Performs The Music of Def Leppard with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra and conductor Martin Herman join forces to perform Windborne’s The Music of Def Leppard! Surrounded by a full rock band, the show surges through music from "On Through the Night," "High 'n' Dry", "Pyromania," "Hysteria," "Adrenalize" and more. All of this plus rock lighting to make the show a celebration of one of the greatest Rock bands of our era!


Ticket reservations are required for all events.
Buy tickets online or call the DSO Box Office at 313.576.5111, Monday—Friday, 9am—5pm.