Detroit Free Press
Classical Roots: Feelin' the spirit with Kathleen Battle
'Classical Roots' Four stars out of four stars Detroit Symphony Orchestra with Kathleen Battle Saturday, Orchestra Hall, Max M. Fisher Music Center Long before there was ragtime, blues, jazz, R&B, rock, soul, funk and hip-hop, there were Negro spirituals - the religious music of southern slaves and the first African-American vernacular music to ... (more)
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After A Bitter Struggle, DSO Brings 'Joy' To The People Again
Like many regional orchestras, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra has struggled financially.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
National Public Radio
Detroit Symphony Returns From Brink Of Financial, Labor Disasters
Just a few years ago, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra was weathering a financial crisis and a bitter labor dispute.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Northern Michigan News
Detroit orchestra's youth leader takes last bow
A veteran of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and its Civic Youth Ensembles is ending his tenure with a concert featuring several ensembles performing some of his favorite choral and instrumental compositions.
Detroit Free Press
Kathleen Battle to perform with DSO at its annual Roots Concerts
No major American orchestra has championed African-American composers and performers more aggressively than the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, whose commitment to the cause dates back to its contributions to the landmark Black Composers Series for Columbia Records in the 1970s.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
DSO represents city proudly
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is a local gem, but has been wowing crowds in Florida of late.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Leonard Slatkin & DSO Invite Audience Members to Take Cell Phone Photos of Concert
Detroit Symphony Orchestra Music Director Leonard Slatkin became the first orchestral conductor to ask a classical concert audience to turn their cell phones on last night, while conducting the first concert on the DSO's Floriday Tour at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Steven Spielberg, John Williams to join Detroit Symphony Orchestra for benefit
Director Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams will join the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for a special benefit concert on June 14. Williams will conduct the DSO as it performs selections from some of his most popular scores, including 'Star Wars,' 'Harry Potter,' 'Jaws,' 'E.T.,' 'Indiana Jones,' 'Schindler's List' and more.
On An Overgrown Path
Ruminating on success
Recent adventures in classical amnesia took me back to the Third Symphony 'The Song of the Night' by Karol Szymanowski in the compelling recording by Antal Dorati and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Detroit Symphony Orchestra offers free 'DSO on Demand' series of performances through...
All three entities have launched "DSO on Demand," an eight-week series featuring favorite performances from the DSO's "Live from Orchestra Hall" webcast series chosen from the past two seasons.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Crain's Detroit Business
Music lovers can get DSO performances on demand, starting tonight
In yet another move aimed at providing digital access to its symphonic music performances, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra has teamed up with Detroit Public Television to launch "DSO on Demand," beginning tonight.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
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Thu Feb 13, 2014
Detroit Symphony's 'Live From Orchestra Hall' to Stream on PBS' Website
Thanks to an innovative partnership between PBS.org, Detroit Public Television and Detroit Symphony Orchestra , music from the Woodward corridor will have a larger stage than ever.
Grosse Pointe News Online
War Memorial has new leader
By Joe Warner Editor GROSSE POINTE FARMS - Charles Burke looks forward to a new challenge as he takes over as President and CEO of the Grosse Pointe War Memorial.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
The League of American Orchestras Announces New Initiative to Support Early-Career Women Composers
The League of American Orchestras has announced a new initiative to increase opportunities for early-career women composers through a series of orchestral readings and commissions, made possible by the generous support of the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation Program for Commissioning Women in the Performing Arts.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Kathleen Battle leads finale to DSO's Classical Roots series
Get your calendars out. Soprano superstar Kathleen Battle will perform with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra at the 36th annual Classical Roots Celebration and concert March 8. Can't wait for the big event? You're in luck.
Detroit Free Press
DSO education director named to top post at Grosse Pointe War Memorial
The Grosse Pointe War Memorial, shown in December 2009, operates to honor veterans as well as host weddings and other functions.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Leonard Slatkin to conduct the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in Miami
Leonard Slatkin will conduct the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the fourth-oldest orchestra in the U.S., on Feb. 28 in Miami Leonard Slatkin will conduct the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the fourth-oldest orchestra in the U.S., on Feb. 28 in Miami Master conductor Leonard Slatkin will perform a thrilling program including the works of Copland, Brahms ... (more)