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  • Rachmaninoff & Rodrigo

    Guitarist MILOŠ performs Rodrigo’s quintessential showpiece for Spanish guitar, a fragrant gem that evokes birds, flowers, and fountains in the gardens of Aranjuez. Eun Sun Kim conducts Rachmaninoff's Third Symphony, a moody work that hints at the exiled composer's homesickness for Russia. MILOŠ ...

  • Troupe Vertigo: Cirque Carnaval

    Drawing on classical favorites and circus artistry, Troupe Vertigo leads us on a breathtaking experience featuring dizzying aerial acts, acrobatic perfection, contortionism, feats of strength, and more. They will lift your spirit and leave you in awe!

  • Beethoven Symphony No. 7

    Beethoven regarded his Seventh Symphony as one of his best works. Its first audience enthusiastically welcomed its rhythmic energy and spontaneity. They also instantly demanded an encore of the second movement, a march-like procession among his most recognizable works. British composer Samuel Col...

  • Mahler's "Titan"

    Gustav Mahler carried the symphony from its line of Romantic composers such as Beethoven, Berlioz, and Brahms. His first symphony, aptly named "Titan," set in motion his legacy as a symphonist with visions of nature, and a finale of thunderbolts and lightning. Speaking of titans, violinist Randal...

  • Classical Roots: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

    Classical Roots honors and celebrates African American composers, musicians, educators, and cultural and civic leaders. This 44th celebration features Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis alongside the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, who take the stage to perform Marsalis’s own Swing...

  • Voices of America

    Peter Oundjian returns to lead a program highlighting a diverse set of voices, including celebrated pianist and composer George Gershwin and William Grant Still, known as the "dean" of African American composers; plus a new work by Joel Thompson inspired by James Baldwin's "Notes of a Native Son,...

  • Schumann & Sibelius

    The strength of the Finnish spirit is alive in a program led by Jukka-Pekka Saraste, including Sibelius's Fifth Symphony, commissioned by the government of Finland for the composer's 50th birthday. Sibelius's Fifth is perhaps best known for its "swan call" motif, influencing musicians from Leonar...

  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4

    Paul Lewis joins the DSO for Beethoven's serene Fourth Concerto, today a staple of the piano repertoire. Dvořák's Seventh Symphony was written in a flurry of Czech nationalism – "God grant that this Czech music will move the world!" the composer wrote.

  • Bignamini Conducts Beethoven 9

    Perhaps the most iconic piece of classical music ever written—especially its heart-swelling "Ode to Joy"—Beethoven’s influential Ninth Symphony celebrates brotherhood, forgiveness, and the quest for peace. Jader Bignamini conducts this bucket list symphony, a sheer joy to experience in a live orc...

  • Thibaudet: Ravel's Piano Concerto in G

    Jean-Yves Thibaudet joins Jader Bignamini to perform Ravel's Piano Concerto in G, inspired by the composer's tour of North America, where he first became smitten with the sounds of jazz. DSO Principals Eric Nowlin and Wei Yu take the spotlight in Richard Strauss's "Don Quixote," a tone poem portr...

  • Saint-Georges & Mozart 39

    In a program highlighting composers of the Classical era, violinist Karen Gomyo returns to the DSO to perform the First Violin Concerto of Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges. Known as both a champion fencer and violinist, his concertos offered a way to demonstrate both his expressiveness ...

  • Summer Blockbusters

    Large budgets, epic storylines, and record crowds. The arrival of summer brings with it blockbuster movies that capture everyone’s attention, and turn film composers—such as John Williams and Hans Zimmer—into household names. Enter the summer with the best music from some of the top-grossing summ...

  • Gil Shaham Returns

    Beloved by audiences across the globe, violinist Gil Shaham returns to Detroit to join DSO Music Director Jader Bignamini to perform Barber's Violin Concerto on a program also featuring two works by internationally acclaimed musician, composer, and bandleader Wynton Marsalis: his "Fanfare" and Bl...