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DETROIT, (May 27, 2015) – In celebration of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s 175th birthday, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has released a digital live album of the great Russian composer’s complete six symphonies conducted by Music Director Leonard Slatkin. As an extension of the DSO’s series of free live webcasts, this is the debut album on […]
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Detroit, (May 26, 2015) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) concludes a successful season with its first ever performance of Puccini’s masterwork opera in concert, Tosca, starring world-renowned soprano Patricia Racette singing the role of Tosca, great American tenor James Valenti as Cavaradossi and internationally-acclaimed American bass-baritone Raymond Aceto as Scarpia. Music Director Leonard Slatkin […]
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DSO Composer-in-Residence Gabriela Lena Frank presents her first work on DSO Classical Series Detroit, (May 12, 2015) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announces a new featured artist for next weekend’s performances. Due to medical reasons, Midori, who was originally scheduled to perform the Walton Violin Concerto, is unable to appear with the DSO. Violinist […]
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DETROIT, (May 11, 2015) –The Detroit Symphony Orchestra continues the educational expansion of its Live from Orchestra Hall free HD webcast series with the second Live from Orchestra Hall: Classroom Edition, available to students worldwide on Thursday May 14 at both 10:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. EST via dso.org/classroom. The first groundbreaking Classroom Edition, “An […]
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Partnership with Tod Machover and DSO’s Symphony in D project brings composition software to youth  Composition submissions to be considered for inclusion in ‘Symphony in D’ November premiere DETROIT, (May 7, 2015) – As of last week, visitors to the Michigan Science Center may compose their own musical creations using a brand new exhibit designed […]
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Hannu Lintu leads the DSO in Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony Detroit, (May 5, 2015) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) welcomes back legendary cellist Lynn Harrell with a DSO premiere of Augusta Read Thomas’s riveting, optimistic and bright Third Cello Concerto. The concert, led by guest conductor Hannu Lintu, will feature performances of Sibelius’ Pohjola’s Daughter, […]
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Heroes Gala to honor Davidson/Gerson Family DETROIT, (April 29, 2015) – On Saturday, June 6, 2015, legendary singer, songwriter and composer Randy Newman will join the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and his Los Angeles boyhood friend, Music Director Leonard Slatkin for one very special evening of music and storytelling. Concert-only and Gala Dinner packages, which […]
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DETROIT, (April 27, 2015) – This month the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) welcomes veteran musician, educator and nonprofit administrator Caen Thomason-Redus to the team as Community Catalyst/Director of Community Programs. Thomason-Redus succeeds Kareem George, who served as Managing Director of Community Programs. No stranger to the DSO, his relationship with the ensemble began long before […]
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Former N.Y. Philharmonic Assistant Conuductor Joshua Weilerstein leads DSO in Mozart, Britten, Schumann, Arvo Pärt Detroit, (April 24, 2015) – As part of the William Davidson Neighborhood Concert Series, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will perform a program of Mozart and More in two metro Detroit venues in addition to Orchestra Hall. Swiss pianist Louis […]
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SUMMER 2015 TO INCLUDE FIREWORKS AT SALUTE TO AMERICA, FORD HOUSE  TEDDY ABRAMS RETURNS TO CONDUCT DSO AT FORD HOUSE (DETROIT, April 22, 2015) — Tickets are now on sale for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) summer season, which includes summer favorites “Salute to America” at Greenfield Village and the DSO’s sixth annual appearance at […]
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