Last updated: March 19, 2020


The Detroit Symphony Orchestra today announced further changes to its upcoming schedule through Sunday, May 10, due to restrictions on large assemblages and events as recommended by public health officials to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The DSO had previously cancelled or rescheduled concerts through April 5. See below for the new list of concert updates through May 10 and information for ticket holders.

The DSO can’t wait to welcome audiences back to Orchestra Hall as soon as it’s safe to reopen, but for now the orchestra can come to you in your homes with free access to DSO Replay—our archive of past performances at These are extraordinary circumstances in uncertain times, but the DSO is committed to keep the music playing. Ticket holders for cancelled concerts are encouraged to consider donating the cost of their ticket back to the DSO or exchanging for a future performance. This helps your community-supported orchestra as an arts nonprofit during this time as we all navigate the ongoing impact of the coronavirus. To help ensure the DSO’s future, we also ask our patrons and community to please consider the role music plays in your lives and support your orchestra with a gift of any amount at

The following performances are cancelled or rescheduled:

• March 12, 13, 14, 15: Carmina Burana in Orchestra Hall – Cancelled

• March 16: Chamber Recital at Steinway Gallery of Detroit – Cancelled

• March 19, 20, and 22: William Davidson Neighborhood Concerts in Southfield, Macomb, and Beverly Hills – Cancelled

• March 20: Paradise Jazz Series “A Night of Duos” in Orchestra Hall – Rescheduled to Friday, June 26

• March 20: Late Night Opera Experience in The Cube – Cancelled

• March 21, 22: Wu-Tang Clan x DSO: Film and Concert Experience in Orchestra Hall – Rescheduled, new dates to be announced shortly

• March 24: Patron Appreciation Concert in Orchestra Hall – Cancelled

• March 27, 28, 29: Music and Magic in Orchestra Hall – Cancelled

• March 28: Salsa Dance Party in The Cube – Rescheduled to Saturday, May 30

• April 2, 3, 4: Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony – Cancelled

• April 2: Brubeck Centennial in The Cube – Rescheduled, new date to be announced shortly

• April 5: Om @ The Max in The Cube – Rescheduled to Sunday, June 28

• April 16: Detroit Community Ensembles Spring Concert in Orchestra Hall – Cancelled

• April 17, 18, and 19: Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto in Orchestra Hall – Cancelled

• April 19: CYE Chamber Recital in Allesee Hall – Cancelled

• April 24 and 25: Strauss Waltzes and Mozart Piano Concerto 21 in Orchestra Hall – Cancelled

• April 24: Poetry Slam Unplugged in The Cube – Rescheduled to June 5

• April 25: Tiny Tots with Gemini in The Cube – Cancelled

• April 25: Young People’s Family Concert “Gershwin’s Magic Key” in Orchestra Hall – Cancelled

• April 28: Chamber Recital at First Christian Reformed Church – Cancelled

• April 30, May 1 and 3: William Davidson Neighborhood Concerts in Southfield, Monroe, and Beverly Hills – Cancelled

• May 1: CYE Showcase in Orchestra Hall – Cancelled

• May 2: Paradise Jazz Series @ 20 with Terence Blanchard in Orchestra Hall – Rescheduled to August 8

• May 2: CYE Family Experience in Orchestra Hall - Cancelled

• May 5: Disney in Concert: A Dream is a Wish in Orchestra Hall – Rescheduled; new date to be announced shortly

• May 8, 9, and 10: Mozart & Prokofiev in Orchestra Hall – Cancelled

In addition, all Civic Youth Ensembles and Detroit Community Ensembles rehearsals and performances are being suspended through May 10.


All ticket holders will be contacted via email with their options for donating tickets, exchanges, gift certificates, and refunds, and there is no need to act immediately. Tickets for rescheduled concerts will be honored on the new dates. New dates for rescheduled concerts, including those in previous updates, will be announced as soon as possible. To contact the Box Office, please email or visit our Contact Us page and select the "Question or comment about tickets" category. Until further notice, the DSO Box Office will not be able to answer or return phone calls. Do not include personal credit card or bank account information in the contact form or in emails.

Donated Tickets:
Music is courageous, healing, unifying, powerful, calming, and important, and it can’t be silenced in times like this. Help keep the music playing by joining countless others to donate your ticket back to the DSO, and get a free drink on us when it's time to return to The Max.

Enjoy the music when it returns this season. Exchange your tickets into upcoming 2019-2020 Classical, PNC Pops, Paradise Jazz, William Davidson Neighborhood or Young People’s family concerts. All exchange fees will be waived, and ticket exchanges can be made through May 2020.

Gift Certificates:
Plan to enjoy live music anytime in the future. Exchange your tickets for a gift certificate that can be used for DSO events at any time, including in future seasons.

Request a refund to your original form of payment up to 14 days after your scheduled event.

Check this page or DSO social media for the latest up-to-date information.