The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has announced that actor and singer Leslie Odom, Jr. will perform in concert with the orchestra on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Odom, Jr. is best known for originating the role of Aaron Burr in the Broadway sensation Hamilton, for which he won a Tony Award and a Grammy Award.

The performance is part of the DSO’s Ninth Annual Heroes Gala and Benefit Concert. The Heroes Gala honors the remarkable men and women who impact the vision, values, and success of the organization. Proceeds from the event support the DSO’s commitment to transforming the lives of young people through music education. Longtime DSO supporter and Detroit philanthropist Mort Harris was announced as the 2019 Heroes Gala honoree at the DSO’s Annual Meeting of the Governing Members last week.

The event takes place at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center (3711 Woodward Avenue, Detroit). The concert in Orchestra Hall will take place at 8 p.m., preceded by a black-tie dinner for Gala guests.

Concert-only tickets are available now to DSO subscribers and Friend Premier level donors. Concert tickets will go on sale to the general public in early 2019. Tickets begin at $50 and can be purchased at

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