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DETROIT, (October 24, 2013) – Renowned Spanish conductor Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos will lead the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) in a program honoring Hungarian masters of composition. On Friday, November 15 at 10:45 a.m., Saturday, November 16 at 8 p.m.; and Sunday, November 17 at 3 p.m., the orchestra will perform Franz Liszt’s Les Preludes […]
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DETROIT (October 17, 2013) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will give the American Premiere of Cyborg by abstract Spanish composer Ferran Cruixent next month, a rare performance of a piece by this composer in the United States. Cyborg is meant to explore the idea that in the age of computers, cell phones and technological […]
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DETROIT (October 14, 2013) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) brings the glitz and glamor of old Hollywood with performances of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers classics from the 1930’s era. The world’s most famous dancing duo will be celebrated in “Fred & Ginger: Dancing and Romancing”, with performances by Kirby Ward and Joan Hess, […]
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DETROIT, (October 11, 2013) – On the heels of its most successful fundraising campaign in its history, the DSO has recruited three individuals to join its pacesetting fundraising team. Stephan Bobalik has been named Director of Institutional Partnerships; Jessica Langlois, Campaign Director; and Jessica Luther, Campaign Associate. All three report to the Senior Director of […]
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DETROIT (October 11, 2013) – This Halloween season, join the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) for a thrilling evening performance of music composed by Grammy and BMI Film & Television award winner Danny Elfman, who has created scores for iconic films such as Batman (starring Michael Keaton) and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Elfman is best known […]
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Annual fundraising for operations tops $18.9 million, donor base doubles DETROIT, (October 8, 2013) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announced today that its 2013 Annual Fund campaign set a record-breaking pace by raising more than $18.9 million in the fiscal year ending August 31, 2013. This represents a 43 percent increase compared with the […]
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Macy’s Super Saturday features performances by the DSO and Candy Band DETROIT (October 4, 2013) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will host a day of family-friendly thrills and chills on Saturday, October 26 with two concerts geared toward your little boys and ghouls. With Halloween lurking around the corner, the ghosts of Orchestra Hall […]
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DETROIT, (October 3, 2013) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will be honoring the 100th anniversary of English conductor and composer Benjamin Britten’s birth with a performance of his Piano Concerto featuring British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, with DSO Assistant Conductor Teddy Abrams conducting. Three performances, taking place on Friday, October 25 at 10:45 a.m.; Saturday, […]
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DETROIT, (October 1, 2013) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will create a little movie magic onstage at Orchestra Hall, with a tribute to the music of John Williams, who is best known for his film scores and ceremonial music. Williams has composed music and has served as music director for nearly 80 films including […]
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DETROIT (September 27, 2013) – What do Miles Davis, Sting, the Grateful Dead and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” all have in common? One extraordinarily talented and award-winning jazz musician: Branford Marsalis. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) Paradise Jazz Series season will open with An Evening with Branford Marsalis featuring the Branford Marsalis Quartet […]
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