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Detroit Symphony Orchestra Set to Perform The Music of David Bowie, Guest Conductor Brent Havens Talks of Orchestrating the Works of this Musical Genius

Kelly Frazier | Posted 06.06.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

David Bowie was one of those figures that we all felt like was immortal, something beyond just a regular human. He lived life outside of the social bo...

"Rules of the Game" in Strong Dallas Premiere for SOLUNA Festival

Debra Levine | Posted 05.24.2016 | Arts
Debra Levine

Vulnerable humans cower in the debris of a humongous classical bust crashed to earth. An unnatural occurrence ... like an airplane felled. Symbols of ...

Hip-Hop, Electronic Soul Influenced Producer Taylor McFerrin Set to Play at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Mix @ The Max

Kelly Frazier | Posted 04.12.2017 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Coming from a life in which music has always been surrounding him, especially when you father is Bobby McFerrin, its no surprise that Taylor McFerrin ...

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hosts Brahms Festival, DSO Music Director Leonard Slatkin Shares His Thoughts on Composer's Innovative Legacy

Kelly Frazier | Posted 02.09.2017 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Johannes Brahms is a 19th century German composer that wrote for piano, chamber ensembles, and symphony orchestras who was known as much of a traditio...

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Celebrates the Life and Music of Russian Composer Tchaikovsky With Three Week Festival

Kelly Frazier | Posted 04.13.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

In tackling the life and times of Tchaikovsky, the DSO is really trying to do more than just play his music, but really dig deep into what made this man tick and why his music continues to be so relevant even today.

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Leonard Slatkin | Posted 11.27.2013 | Arts
Leonard Slatkin

Words are wonderful and confusing things. On one hand they attempt to clarify our thoughts, but on the other, they lead us to yet more words that muddy up the water.

DSO Recruits 24-year-old Conductor From Across The Atlantic

Posted 03.05.2012 | Detroit

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra's new assistant conductor is making a 4,500-mile move to pump some new life into the city's classical music scene. T...

Sewer Gas Explosion Shocks Detroit's Orchestra Hall Workers, Neighbors

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 02.13.2012 | Detroit

A pair of explosions near Orchestra Hall Sunday morning had manhole covers flying and neighbors talking. A first blast occurred about 8:10 a.m. Sun...