DSO Blog: Breaking News

2013 ANNUAL MEETING: DSO ACHIEVES FIRST BALANCED BUDGET SINCE 2007

Published Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:45:55 +0000

Subscriptions up for every concert product; Increased annual fundraising and donor base DETROIT, (December 12, 2013) – At today’s annual meeting of the Governing Members, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announced that Fiscal Year 2013 achieved the first balanced budget since 2007.  Fiscal Year 2013 represents the 2012-13 season, concluding on August 31, 2013. This […]

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DETROIT MAYOR ELECT MIKE DUGGAN TO MAKE DETROIT SYMPHONY OCHESTRA ANNUAL MEETING KEYNOTE

Published Wed, 04 Dec 2013 19:00:50 +0000

DETROIT, (December 4, 2013) – Just a month following the election, Detroit Mayor-elect Mike Duggan will give the keynote address at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) 2013 Annual Meeting on Thursday, Dec. 12 in The Music Box at the Max M. Fisher Music Center (3711 Woodward Ave.). “There is not a cosmopolitan city in the […]

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DSO RETURNS TO FORD HOUSE FOR ENCHANTING EVENING OF MUSIC AND FIREWORKS

Published Mon, 01 Jul 2013 13:00:47 +0000

(DETROIT, July 1, 2012) —The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will continue its summertime tradition as the orchestra prepares for its fourth annual appearance on the historic and elegant grounds of the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House. The two night concert series, led by conductor Edwin Outwater, begins on Friday, July 12 at 8 p.m. with […]

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SONGSTRESS NATALIE MERCHANT JOINS DSO IN CONCERT

Published Wed, 26 Jun 2013 13:00:57 +0000

DETROIT, (June 26 , 2013) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO)  will be joined for a rare, one-night-only performance by  vocalist Natalie Merchant on Thursday, July 11 at 8 p.m. in Orchestra Hall. Captivating audiences for three decades, the performance will include selections from her most recent recording, “Leave Your Sleep.” This DSO Presents is […]

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DSO AND LEGENDARY GUITARIST GEORGE BENSON PRESENT A TRIBUTE TO NAT KING COLE AT MEADOW BROOK

Published Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:06:10 +0000

DETROIT, (June 24 , 2013) – Legendary jazz guitarist and  R&B singer George Benson , accompanied by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), has a jazzy evening in store with “Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole.” The performance, presented by Meadow Brook Music Festival as part of its Belle Tire Concert Series, will take place […]

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DSO CELEBRATES 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF SALUTE TO AMERICA CELEBRATION

Published Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:00:40 +0000

DETROIT, (June 18, 2013) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will celebrate the 21st anniversary of its classic family friendly Independence Day Celebration. Four nights of performances led by Maestro Leonard Slatkin will take place on the lawn at Dearborn’s historic Greenfield Village on July 3, 4, 5 and 6 with gates opening at 6 […]

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DSO PRESENTS BILL COSBY FOR SPECIAL ONE-NIGHT-ONLY APPEARANCE

Published Mon, 17 Jun 2013 21:28:31 +0000

DETROIT, (June 17 , 2013) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) is proud to present award winning comedian and actor Bill Cosby in a special one-night-only appearance. With over five decades of success, America’s favorite legend will grace the stage of Orchestra Hall on Saturday June 29 at 7 p.m. with his timeless stand-up routine. […]

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DSO CLOSES POPS SEASON WITH WEST SIDE STORY

Published Mon, 03 Jun 2013 18:28:39 +0000

DETROIT, (June 3 , 2013) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has a Hollywood ending in store for its 2012-13 Pops series, presenting a live film experience of the all-time American favorite musical West Side Story. Led by Jayce Ogren, the orchestra invites patrons to experience a thrilling duo presentation of the iconic Oscar-winning film […]

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DSO SEASON FINALE PREMIERES COMPOSITION ABOUT RIVER ROUGE PLANT

Published Fri, 24 May 2013 19:37:50 +0000

Detroit, (May 28, 2013) –The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will close the 2012-2013 classical series with a bang as they welcome sought-after pianist André Watts performing MacDowell’s Piano Concerto No. 2. The program, led by Leonard Slatkin, will feature the world premiere of Rouge River Transfiguration, composed by 2011 recipient of the DSO Elaine Lebenbom […]

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CONCERTMASTER YOONSHIN SONG MAKES SOLO DEBUT

Published Mon, 20 May 2013 17:38:52 +0000

DETROIT, (May 20, 2013) –Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) Concertmaster Yoonshin Song will make her solo debut on stage at Orchestra Hall this week, performing Brahms’ Concerto for Violin. The program, led by Maestro Leonard Slatkin, will also include Respighi’s Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3, and the world premiere of Kerry Turner’s Concerto for […]

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