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2012 winning composition debuts this weekend DETROIT, (March 28, 2014) –Sarah Kirkland Snider has been awarded the seventh annual Elaine Lebenbom Memorial Award for Female Composers from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO). Snider, who was chosen from applicants worldwide, will compose a new work that will be given its premiere in the 2015-16 season. In […]
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Next webcast premieres Friday, March 28 on dso.org/live, pbs.org, 98.7WFMT DETROIT, (March 25, 2014) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) Live From Orchestra Hall series of live HD webcasts debuted a new state-of-the-art robotic camera production system during Saturday’s webcast of Jean-Yves Thibaudet performing the DSO premiere of James MacMillan’s Piano Concerto No. 3, making […]
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DETROIT, (March 21, 2014) – NEA Jazz Master and celebrated pianist McCoy Tyner, who now carries the torch as the only surviving member of the legendary John Coltrane Quartet, is “still playing fierce, uncompromising, and delightful music,” exclaims JazzTimes magazine critic. His sophisticated chords and explosively percussive left hand have become one of the most […]
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EVENT AIMS TO RAISE $1M+ DETROIT, (March 17, 2014) – On Saturday, June 14, 2014, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will honor Detroit luminaries Dan Gilbert and Matt Cullen at the fourth annual Heroes Gala Dinner, aiming to raise more than $1 million for the DSO. The dinner and dancing will take place immediately following […]
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DETROIT, (March 14, 2014) – On Wednesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. the incredibly popular Mix @ The Max series, presented by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and WDET 101.9 FM will continue with Hammer & Key, featuring three grand pianos, and three piano improv masters to bring them to life. No sheet music, no […]
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DETROIT, (March 13, 2014) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) Chairman of the Board of Directors Phillip Wm. Fisher recently announced the appointment of Matthew B. Lester as the next chair of the DSO’s Board of Trustees. He succeeds Michael J. Keegan, Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Sustainability Officer at Chrysler Group […]
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DETROIT, (March 12, 2014) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) welcomes pianist Leon Fleisher to Orchestra Hall to perform one of his signature works, Ravel’s Left Hand Piano Concerto. Leonard Slatkin also leads the DSO in Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10 and the world premiere of Zodiac Tales, a work by Ann Arbor-based composer and University […]
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Contact: Gabrielle Poshadlo; (313) 576-5194; gposhadlo@dso.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DSO MUSICIANS STAR IN ‘ORCHESTRA SOLOS’ CONCERTS DETROIT, (March 10, 2014) – Eight Detroit Symphony Orchestra musicians take center stage in the ‘Orchestra Solos’ concerts on Thursday March 27, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday March 28, 2014 at 8 p.m.; and Saturday March 29, 2014 at […]
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On-demand highlights from past Classical Roots performances to air from March 8-March 22 DETROIT, (March 7, 2014) – Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s live Classical Roots webcast scheduled for Saturday, March 8 at 8 p.m. has been cancelled, thought the concert will proceed as planned. In its place, we will offer our […]
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Contact: Gabrielle Poshadlo; (313) 576-5194; gposhadlo@dso.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DSO MUSICIANS STAR IN ‘ORCHESTRA SOLOS’ CONCERTS DETROIT, (February 18, 2014) – Eight Detroit Symphony Orchestra musicians take center stage in the ‘Orchestra Solos’ concerts on Thursday March 27, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday March 28, 2014 at 8 p.m.; and Saturday March 29, 2014 at […]
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