DSO presents Music Of John Williams (September 22 and 29) and Home Alone in Concert (December 15) at Orchestra Hall

- Tickets on sale now at dso.org

Detroit, (September 1, 2021) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) today announced additions to its 2021-2022 season with Music of John Williams on September 22 and 29 and Home Alone in Concert on December 15 at Orchestra Hall.

This September, conductor Lawrence Loh leads the DSO in John Williams favorites with music from Star WarsHarry Potter, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, and more. The performances take place Wednesday, September 22 and Wednesday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m.

Back by popular demand, Home Alone in Concert is a screening of the beloved Christopher Columbus / John Hughes film in historic Orchestra Hall, with the DSO playing John Williams’ Oscar-nominated score live in concert. The one-night-only performance will take place on Wednesday, December 15 at 7:30 p.m. 

Tickets for these performances start at $19 for Music of John Williams and $48 for Home Alone in Concert and can be purchased at dso.org or by calling the Box Office at 313.576.5111, open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The well-being of our patrons, staff, and musicians is of utmost importance, and the DSO appreciates ticket holders' patience as we work to finalize our safety policies for the upcoming concert season. Look for updates later this week, and all ticket holders will be notified by email prior to their scheduled event.



DSO Presents

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.

Orchestra Hall

Lawrence Loh, conductor

The music of John Williams has transported us to new worlds beyond our imagination. Be there as conductor Lawrence Loh leads the DSO in all your John Williams favorites with music from Star Wars, Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, and more.



DSO Presents

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.

Orchestra Hall

Enjoy one of the most beloved holiday films of all time projected on a giant screen in stunning High Definition, accompanied by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra! John Hughes's charming and hilarious story about family … John Williams's captivating score … and the young Macaulay Culkin, who captured the hearts of audiences worldwide.

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About the DSO

The most accessible orchestra on the planet, the acclaimed Detroit Symphony Orchestra is known for trailblazing performances, collaborations with the world’s foremost musical artists, and a deep connection to its city. As a community-supported orchestra, generous giving by individuals and institutions at all levels drives the continued success and growth of the organization. In January 2020, Italian conductor Jader Bignamini was named the DSO’s next music director to commence with the 2020-2021 season. Conductor Leonard Slatkin, who concluded a decade-long tenure at the helm in 2018, now serves as the DSO’s Music Director Laureate. Celebrated conductor, arranger, and trumpeter Jeff Tyzik is the orchestra’s Principal Pops Conductor, while the outstanding trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard holds the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Jazz Creative Director Chair. Making its home at historic Orchestra Hall within the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, the DSO offers a performance schedule that features Classical, PNC Pops, Paradise Jazz, and Young People’s Family Concert series. One of the world’s most acoustically perfect concert halls, Orchestra Hall celebrated its centennial in 2019-2020. In addition, the DSO presents the William Davidson Neighborhood Concert Series in eight metro area venues, as well as a robust schedule of eclectic multi-genre performances in its mid-size venue The Cube, constructed and curated with support from Peter D. & Julie F. Cummings. A dedication to broadcast innovation began in 1922, when the DSO became the first orchestra in the world to present a radio broadcast and continues today with the free Live from Orchestra Hall webcast series, which also reaches tens of thousands of children with the Classroom Edition expansion. With growing attendance and unwavering philanthropic support from the people of Detroit, the DSO actively pursues a mission to embrace and inspire individuals, families, and communities through unsurpassed musical experiences.