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Detroit Symphony Orchestra News
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DETROIT, (June 24, 2014) –  In celebration of Eastern Michigan University’s 100th anniversary of Pease Auditorium, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert featuring acclaimed American conductor JoAnn Falletta and famed clarinetist David Krakauer. “Clarinet Extraordinaire” Krakauer will perform George Tsontakis’ Anasa: Concerto for Clarinet. The concert opens with Debussy’s Petite Suite and closes […]
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United States Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus to join the orchestra onstage DETROIT, (June 17, 2014) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will return to Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford for the 22nd Annual Salute to America concerts, a classic family friendly Independence Day celebration. Four nights of performances led by special guest […]
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DETROIT, (June 5, 2014) – Following its Season Finale on Saturday, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) invited two new musicians to fill principal positions within the orchestra, ending a successful hiring season with a total of eight new additions to the DSO roster. Ralph Skiano, 34, currently Principal Clarinet of the Richmond Symphony, has been […]
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DETROIT (June 2, 2014) – While reported national trends reveal waning orchestra subscription rates and a greater reliance on single ticket sales, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) finished its 2013-14 season this weekend with its third consecutive year of subscription growth across all product lines. Subscription levels—the number of subscription units sold—rose across all five […]
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DTE Energy Foundation to once again bring DSO to communities across Southeast Michigan Detroit, (May 27, 2014) – The DTE Energy Foundation’s generous support will once again bring the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) out into the community for a free series of concerts this fall, conducted by Music Director Leonard Slatkin. Where will the concerts […]
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Conductor signs contract extension with Orchestre National de Lyon (DETROIT, May 23, 2014) — The Orchestre National de Lyon (ONL) announced at a press conference today that Leonard Slatkin has signed a three-year extension to his contract as music director, committing to the Orchestra through the 2016-2017 season. Slatkin also maintains his current music directorship […]
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DETROIT, (May 14, 2014) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) classical season will come to a close with two performances of Mahler’s Third Symphony, the composer’s allegory of summer. Music Director Leonard Slatkin will lead the orchestra, mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Bishop, the UMS Choral Union, and the Michigan State University Children’s Choir in this masterful work. […]
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PRESENTED BY THE OAKLAND UNIVERSITY CREDIT UNION AT MEADOW BROOK MUSIC FESTIVAL 50th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT JULY 24 TICKETS ON SALE MAY 10 AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Superstar violinist Joshua Bell will perform with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) in its long-anticipated return to Meadow Brook Music Festival presented by the Oakland University Credit Union on […]
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Performances at TruTV’s American Jewelry and Loan, Community Church of Christ brings music to under served communities (DETROIT, May 5, 2014) — The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will go “Hard Core” this Community Support Month, which will wrap with a bassoon quartet performance at American Jewelry & Loan (star of TruTV’s “Hard Core Pawn”) on Saturday, […]
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DETROIT, (May 1, 2014) – Grammy Award winning pianist Yefim “Fima” Bronfman joins conductor Leonard Slatkin and the DSO for Bronfman Plays Beethoven featuring Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor. The program opens with Krzysztof Penderecki’s Jacob’s Awakening and closes with Copland’s iconic Appalachian Spring. The concerts will take place on Friday May […]
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