Archive for September 29th, 2011

Breaking News: Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Unveil Newly Arranged Version of Classic Detroit Tigers Fight Song Tonight at The Somerset Collection

DETROIT, (September 29, 2011) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and music director Leonard Slatkin will unveil a new arrangement of “Go Get ‘Em Tigers,” tonight at The Somerset Collection North in Troy, as an encore to the first 2011-2012 free concert of DSO’s Community Concert Series. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. READ MORE

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The Detroit Symphony Orchestra Opens its 2011-12 Season with New Faces and a New Concerto

DETROIT, (September 13, 2011) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) opens its 2011-12 classical season with the North American premiere of Michel Camilo’s Piano Concerto No. 2, “Tenerife,” conducted by music director Leonard Slatkin and featuring the composer himself at the piano. The program also includes Rossini’s William Tell Overture and Berlioz’s vivid masterpiece, Symphonie fantastique. Six musicians will take the stage in new leadership roles as acting principals of their section. This concert series is sponsored, in part, by Strategic Staffing Services, PVS Chemicals, Inc., Target, and The MASCO Corporation Foundation. Concerts take place on Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9 at 3 p.m. READ MORE

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