detroit symphony orchestra

  • DSO to Celebrate 43rd Annual ‘Classical Roots’ Concert and Celebration

    Mike Lawson | January 28, 2021

    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will honor Vera Heidelberg and Wynton Marsalis for their legacies, as well as pay special tribute to the late Detroit community leader, entrepreneur, and business strategist Marlowe Stoudamire, at the 43rd annual Arthur L. Johnson-Honorable Damon Jerome Keith Classical Roots Celebration.

  • This Week’s Detroit Symphony Orchestra Digital Concerts Cancelled

    Mike Lawson | January 20, 2021

    Today, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announced the cancellation of this week’s two new, live DSO Digital Concerts due to a positive COVID-19 test result received by conductor, violinist, and countertenor Dmitry Sinkovsky.

  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra Releases New Concert Streaming App

    Mike Lawson | December 22, 2020

    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has released a new concert streaming app for Apple iOS devices, Apple TV, Roku, and coming soon to Amazon’s Fire TV.

  • DSO Makes New Investments in Social Impact Programs, DEI Initiatives, Music Education

    Mike Lawson | September 15, 2020

    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) today announced recent hires to new administrative positions and the creation of a board-led Detroit Strategy Taskforce.

  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Full-Time Musician, African American Orchestra Fellows

    Mike Lawson | July 31, 2020

    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has appointed a new full-time musician and two African American Orchestra Fellows ahead of its 2020-2021 season. Additionally, five long-tenured musicians will retire this August after decades of service.

  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra Musicians Offer Online ‘DSO Summer Institute’

    Mike Lawson | July 20, 2020

    Today, members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) begin a weeklong online training intensive featuring private lessons and masterclasses for college-level and pre-professional musicians. Conceived and developed entirely by DSO musicians with administrative support from DSO staff, the DSO Summer Institute will run July 20-25, 2020.

  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra partners with Detroit Historical Society and Museum to present ‘Detroit’s Orchestra Hall: A Virtual Exhibition’

    Mike Lawson | July 10, 2020

    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), in partnership with the Detroit Historical Society and Museum, announces “Detroit’s Orchestra Hall: A Virtual Exhibition,” celebrating the centennial season of the historic venue.

  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra Invites Musicians to Participate in ‘Spirit of Detroit: A Symphony of the People’

    Mike Lawson | June 24, 2020

    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) welcomes musicians throughout Detroit and around the world to join “Spirit of Detroit: A Symphony of the People,” a virtual ensemble that will come together with individual parts recorded separately and combined into a whole.

  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Join Interlochen Online for Virtual Arts Camp

    Mike Lawson | May 18, 2020

    Building on the long and storied history between Interlochen Center for the Arts and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), DSO musicians will work closely with Interlochen students this summer as part of Interlochen Online’s virtual Arts Camp, which will take place from June 28 to July 19, 2020.

  • All Detroit Symphony Orchestra Events Through June 21 Cancelled

    Mike Lawson | April 7, 2020

    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has announced further changes to its upcoming schedule through Sunday, June 21, due to restrictions on gatherings and events as recommended by the State of Michigan, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, and public health officials to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The DSO had previously cancelled or rescheduled concerts through May 10. 

  • DSO Makes ‘Replay’ Video Archive Free

    Mike Lawson | March 18, 2020

    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has announced that it will make access to DSO Replay — the on-demand video streaming archive of past DSO performances — free of charge to all users. DSO Replay is an online service available at

  • DSO Concerts Cancelled [Updated]

    Mike Lawson | March 12, 2020

    UPDATE, March 13: The DSO has announced that all events throgh April 5 have been cancelled or rescheduled

    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra today announced that this weekend’s performances of Carmina Burana in Orchestra Hall have been cancelled to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) following recommendations made Wednesday evening by the State of Michigan, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

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