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Biography
The internationally acclaimed Detroit Symphony Orchestra, which celebrated its 125 th   anniversary in December 2012, is known for trailblazing performances, visionary maestros, collaborations with the world’s foremost musical artists, and an unwavering commitment to Detroit. Esteemed conductor Leonard Slatkin, called “America’s Music Director” by the Los Angeles Times, became the 12th Music Director of the DSO in 2008.  The DSO’s performance schedule includes Classical, Pops, Jazz, Young People’s, Neighborhood concerts, and collaborations with chart-topping musicians from Smokey Robinson to Kid Rock.  A commitment 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 at dso.org/live.  Making its home at historic Orchestra Hall at the Max M. Fisher Music Center, one of America’s most acoustically perfect concert halls, the DSO actively pursues a mission to impact and serve the community through music.

In addition to its digital albums on InstantEncore.comand other online platforms , the orchestra has an award-winning discography of over 150 recordings.  Currently the DSO records for Naxos.  Past touring and residency destinations include Europe, the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland, Japan, the Hollywood Bowl, Florida, and the Bravo! Colorado Festival.

Learn more about the DSO at dso.org or via the DSO to Go mobile app, available in the Apple Store or Google Play.


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