We're thrilled to be back on open-air stages with Summer Sessions: DSO Outdoors – a series of outdoor, socially distant performances in August 2020 and beyond (let's see how long the Michigan weather cooperates).

We started with small groups of musicians performing for limited audiences at the DSO's Sosnick Courtyard (51 Parsons Street) as well as three Detroit Riverfront Conservancy venues: Robert C. Valade Park, the Dequindre Cut Freight Yard, and Gabriel Richard Park, but new events are being added!

Ticket reservations are required for the Sosnick Courtyard performances, and registration is encouraged for performances at the other venues. Please note that all events are general admission (unless VIP seating is indicated) and seating won't be provided – please bring your own chairs and blankets!

The health and safety of our patrons, musicians, and staff is our top priority. Event attendees will be required to follow protocols that keep us all safe. These include:

  • Wearing masks that cover the nose and mouth at all times;
  • Social distancing – maintaining at least six feet of distance from other people at all times, when possible;
  • Receiving temperature checks upon entry to Sosnick Courtyard;
  • Maintaining a strict audience capacity in accordance with the statewide mandate that outdoor events do not exceed 100 attendees.

Face masks and hand sanitizer will be available onsite at all events. The DSO and the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy reserve the right to ask attendees not complying with health and safety protocols to leave the events.

Questions? Contact the Box Office at tickets@dso.org or by calling 313.576.5111 (Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.).

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