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  • 1. 2012-2013 seasonconcert guide ts ticke at st art 15 j us t $Order Your Tickets Today!www.dso.org • 313.576.5111
  • 2. 20122013 SeasoN Classical Series Sponsor The Detroit Symphony Orchestra The 2012-2013 season celebrates Leonard Slatkin’s fifth season as Music Director of the DSO. One of the world’s most acclaimed conductors, Maestro Slatkin combines his inspired leadership with the best musicians from around Pop Series Sponsor the world, creating one of the finest orchestras anywhere. Hearing the DSO perform in the acoustically-excellent Orchestra Hall is an unforgettable experience. This season features phenomenal guest artists from Joshua Bell to Al Jarreau and exciting new pops concerts, including “The Music of Queen.” The DSO will perform the complete Beethoven cycle in February, followed by a trip to New York for a performance in Carnegie Hall in Paradise Jazz Series Sponsor May. Join us for another awe-inspiring season in Orchestra Hall! color coded Key to concerts: n Chemicals classical SERIES n pOPS SERIESYoung People’s Family Concerts Series Sponsor n  RADISE JAZZ SERIES PA n Neighborhood series n  CY’S FAMILY FUN DAYS: MA YOUNG PEOPLE’S FAMILY CONCERTS & TINY TOTS SERIES n Civic & EDUCATION Tiny Tots Series n DSO Presents Henry Ford II Fund n Other Presenters Box Office: 313.576.5111 3
  • 3. September | 2012 CLASSICAL SERIES Joshua Bell Leonard Slatkin, conductor Joshua Bell, violin Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano Fri., Sep. 28 at 8 p.m. bell Sat., Sep. 29 at 8 p.m. Sun., Sep. 30 at 3 p.m. Bernstein Divertimento Detroit Symphony Orchestra Symphony No. 1, “Jeremiah” Max M. Fisher Music Center Overture to Candide Serenade 3711 Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI 48201 POPS SERIES Cirque de la Symphonie! Box Office: 313.576.5111 Jeff Tyzik, conductor Box Office fax: 313.576.5109 Fri., Oct. 5 at 10:45 a.m. Group Sales: 313.576.5130 Sat., Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. Administrative Offices: 313.576.5100 Sun., Oct. 7 at 3 p.m. Their aerial acrobatics will leave you breathless! The DSO Web site: begins the new Pops season as Jeff Tyzik is joined by Cirque de la Symphonie. Aerial acrobats literally “drop” www.dso.org into Orchestra Hall. Each gravity-defying feat To receive the DSO’s E-Newsletter choreographed to live music performed by the DSO. register online at www.dso.org u CIVIC & EDUCATION Leonard Slatkin, Music Director CIVIC JAZZ LIVE! Sean Dobbins, conductorTerence Blanchard, Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Featuring Civic Jazz Orchestra Jazz Creative Director Chair Fri., Oct. 12 at 6:45 p.m. $12 or FREE with Paradise Jazz ticket. dobbins Neeme Järvi, Music Director Emeritus PARADISE JAZZ SERIES u CASSANDRA WILSON Stanley Frankel, Chairman Fri., Oct. 12 at 8 p.m. Anne Parsons, President & CEO “A singer blessed with an unmistakable u timbre and attack who has expanded the playing field,” according to critic Gary wilson Giddins. Always evolving and expanding her craft, Programs and artists are subject to change multi-Grammy winner Cassandra Wilson is considered by many to be one of the greatest vocalists of her generation.4 www.dso.org Box Office: 313.576.5111 5
  • 4. October | 2012 November | 2012CLASSICAL SERIES CIVIC & EDUCATIONSlatkin conducts AROUND THE WORLDBoléro! Civic Wind Symphony with Civic Chamber MusicLeonard Slatkin, conductor Dr. Ken Thompson, conductorGabriela Montero, piano Fri., Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Orchestra Hall thompsonFri., Oct. 12 at 10:45 a.m. slatkin Tickets start at $12Sat., Oct. 13 at 8 p.m.Sun., Oct. 14 at 3 p.m. Tiny Tots ConcertCopland Dance Panels (DSO Premiere)Ravel Piano Concerto in G ROCK O’WEEN WITHCopland El Salón México LEW ECHLIN &Copland Danzón Cubano DADS WHO ROCKRavel Boléro Montero Sun., Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. in the Music Box echlinCLASSICAL SERIES Young PEOPLE’SThe Romance of FAMILY CONCERTSRachmaninoff SPOOKY STORIES:Leonard Slatkin, conductor A DSO HALLOWEENOlga Kern, piano PARTYFri., Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. kern Teddy Abrams, conductor abramsSat., Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. Sun., Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. in Orchestra HallSun., Oct. 21 at 3 p.m.Rachmaninoff  Caprice Bohémian POPS SERIES The Isle of the Dead Piano Concerto No. 3 Lerner & Loewe Marvin Hamlisch, conductorCLASSICAL SERIES Fri., Nov. 2 at 10:45 a.m. Sat., Nov. 3 at 8 p.m.Sibelius’ Second hamlisch A Broadway legend salutes BroadwaySymphony legends! Marvin Hamlisch celebrates the eleganceDouglas Boyd, conductor and enchantment that Lerner and Loewe brought toBaiba Skride, violin Broadway. Your favorite showstoppers from “Gigi,”Thu., Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. skride “Camelot,” and “My Fair Lady.” Won’t it be loverly? Programs and artists are subject to changeFri., Oct. 26 at 10:45 a.m.Schubert Selections from Rosamunde CIVIC & EDUCATIONSchumann Violin Concerto CIVIC FAMILYSibelius Symphony No. 2 EXPERIENCE Civic Youth Ensembles Sun., Nov. 4 from 1-6 p.m. in Orchestra Hall Tickets start at $126 www.dso.org Box Office: 313.576.5111 7
  • 5. November | 2012 December | 2012CLASSICAL SERIES Tiny Tots ConcertRodeo! GEMINILeonard Slatkin, conductor Sat., Nov. 24 at 10 a.m. in the Music BoxRobert Williams, bassoonFri., Nov. 9 at 10:45 a.m. YOUNG PEOPLE’S FAMILY CONCERTSSat., Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. slatkin BEETHOVEN AND FRIENDS:Sun., Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. THE TIME-TRAVELING ORCHESTRACopland Rodeo Sat., Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. in Orchestra HallWilliams The Five Sacred Trees (DSO Premiere) Teddy Abrams, conductorRachmaninoff Symphony No. 1 POPS SERIESCIVIC & EDUCATION The Music of QueenCIVIC CELEBRATION Sat., Nov. 24 at 8 p.m.Civic Orchestra with Civic Youth Ensembles Sun., Nov. 25 at 3 p.m.Charles Burke, conductor In a decade of “super groups” — and four decades beyondHai Xin Wu, violin — Queen still reigns supreme. The DSO presents “TheSat., Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. Music of Queen.” A “Bohemian Rhapsody” of hit afterin Orchestra Hall burke chart-smashing hit. Brody Dolyniuk sings the solidTickets start at $5. Additional donations accepted. platinum hits of Freddie Mercury, with the DSO!CLASSICAL SERIES CLASSICAL SERIESVon OEYEN Plays Schumann RachmaninoffSir Andrew Davis, conductor & TchaikovskyAndrew von Oeyen, piano Peter Oundjian, conductorFri., Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. Joyce Yang, pianoSun., Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. Thu., Nov. 29 at 7:30 p.m. yangDebussy Images Fri., Nov. 30 at 10:45 a.m.Schumann Piano Concerto Khachaturian Masquerade Suite sir davisBach (arr. Davis) Passacaglia* Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 2, “Little Russian”DSO PRESENTSSHAOLIN WARRIORS* CIVIC & EDUCATION THE NUTCRACKER Programs and artists are subject to changeTue., Nov. 20 at 8 p.m.These are the disciples who learned from Civic Orchestra with Ballet Americanathe masters. And became masters Dance Companythemselves. To see the awe-inspiring Shaolin Warriors live Charles Burke, conductorwill astonish you. A rare chance to see the danger and Fri., Nov. 30 at 8 p.m.discipline of their flying Kung Fu fists in the intimacy of Sat., Dec. 1 at 1 p.m. & 7 p.m.Orchestra Hall, as close as you can get without joining Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, Dearbornthem in battle! *The DSO does not appear on this program. For ticket call 313.943.2354 or www.dearborntheater.com8 www.dso.org Box Office: 313.576.5111 9
  • 6. December | 2012 December | 2012DSO Presents CIVIC & EDUCATIONAl Jarreau HONDA POWER OFwith the DSO DREAMS NIGHTSat., Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. Power of Dreams EnsemblesThe smooth style. The soothing voice. Sun., Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. jarreau in Orchestra Hall Free AdmissionIt is — unmistakably — Al Jarreau. Theonly artist ever to win Grammys in three categories.All of your silky Al Jarreau favorites, from “Mornin’ to CIVIC & EDUCATIONMoonlighting,” plus holiday favorites! EDUCATION PARTNER EXPERIENCECIVIC & EDUCATION Education Partner OrganizationsCIVIC JAZZ LIVE! Tue., Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.Kris Johnson, conductor Max M. Fisher Music CenterCYE Jazz BandThu., Dec. 6 at 6:45 p.m. CLASSICAL SERIESin The Music Box$12 or FREE with Paradise Jazz ticket. The Nutcracker! Leonard Slatkin, conductor Heidi Grant Murphy, sopranoPARADISE JAZZ SERIES Thu., Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m.PRESERVATION HALL Fri., Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. murphyJAZZ BAND’S Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme byCREOLE CHRISTMAS Thomas Tallis Roberto Sierra Christmas Cantata (World Premiere)Thu., Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker, Act IICelebrate with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band as they“swing in” the holiday season New Orleans style. Seasonal NEIGHBORHOOD SERIESfavorites like “Swinging In A Winter Wonderland,” and Sun., Dec. 16 at 3 p.m.“Blue Christmas” will be hot and spicy. Treat your familyto a Big Easy holiday celebration they’ll never forget! at Seligman Performing Arts Center at Detroit Country Day School, Programming to be 22305 W. 13 Mile Rd., Beverly Hills announced 9/4/12.CLASSICAL SERIESRomeo & Juliet DSO PRESENTS Programs and artists are subject to changeSusanna Mälkki, conductorLeila Josefowicz, violin A Canadian BrassSat., Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. ChristmasSun., Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. with the dso JosefowiczTchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Overture Tue., Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m.Thomas Adés Violin Concerto* It’s a blast of Holiday Brass!  Enjoy favorite carols,Prokofiev Suite from Romeo and Juliet holiday hits, and more, all with the verve and virtuosity of The Canadian Brass. 10 www.dso.org Box Office: 313.576.5111 11
  • 7. December | 2012 January | 2013DSO PRESENTS NEIGHBORHOOD SERIESKenny G* Thu., Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Berman Center for the Performing ArtsWed., Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Eugene & Marcia Applebaum JewishCelebrate the season in smooth style with Community Campus, 6600 W. Maple,Kenny G. Favorites for the holidays, and West Bloomfield Twp.favorite chart toppers. Kenny G. makes Kenny g Fri., Jan. 25 at 10:45 a.m.  the holidays a whole lot cooler. at Ford Community & Performing Arts*The DSO does not appear on this program. Center, 15801 Michigan Ave., Dearborn Sat., Jan. 26 at 8 p.m.POPS SERIES at Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church,Home for 1340 W. Long Lake Rd., Bloomfield Hillsthe Holidays Sun., Jan. 27 at 3 p.m.John Morris Russell, conductor at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church,Fri., Dec. 21 at 10:45 a.m. 16 Lake Shore Rd., Grosse Pointe FarmsFri., Dec. 21 at 8 p.m. Programming to be announced 9/4/12.Sat., Dec. 22 at 3 p.m. Special Family Saturday matineeSat., Dec. 22 at 8 p.m.Sun., Dec. 23 at 3 p.m. POPS SERIESShare Detroit’s favorite holiday musical tradition with Winter Dance Partyfamily and friends, and thrill to the spectacle of the Fri., Jan. 25 at 10:45 a.m.season. It’s a sparkling holiday celebration. And yes, Sat., Jan. 26 at 8 p.m.Virginia, there will be a Santa Claus! Sun., Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. Break out the Brylcreem and put on yourNEIGHBORHOOD SERIES poodle skirts! Celebrating the pioneers of Rock and Roll, this winter dance party presents the biggestThu., Jan. 10 at 7:30 p.m. hits of Richie Valens (“La Bamba”), The Big Bopperat Congregation Shaarey Zedek, (“Chantilly Lace”), and the legendary Buddy Holly.27375 Bell Rd., Southfield Programming to be announced 9/4/12.CLASSICAL SERIES CIVIC & EDUCATIONElgar’s “Enigma” CIVIC JAZZ LIVE!Mark Wigglesworth, conductor Sean Dobbins, conductor Programs and artists are subject to changeRobert deMaine, cello Featuring Civic Jazz OrchestraSat., Jan. 19 at 8 p.m. Fri., Feb. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in The Music BoxSun., Jan. 20 at 3 p.m. $12 or FREE with Paradise Jazz ticket. dobbins deMainePurcell/Britten ChaconyBritten Symphony for Cello and Orchestra*Elgar Enigma Variations12 www.dso.org Box Office: 313.576.5111 13
  • 8. FEBRUARY | 2013 February | 2013PARADISE JAZZ SERIES CLASSICAL SERIESTHE JACK The BeethovenDEJOHNETTE GROUP Symphonies: 3 & 8Fri., Feb. 1 at 8 p.m. Leonard Slatkin, conductor2012 NEA Jazz Master and veteran Fri., Feb. 8 at 10:45 a.m. & 8 p.m. DeJohnette slatkindrummer Jack DeJohnette has recorded Beethoven Leonore Overture No. 3and collaborated with jazz giants including Miles Davis, Beethoven Symphony No. 8John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk. DeJohnette is Beethoven Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”regarded as one of jazz music’s greatest drummers. CLASSICAL SERIESTiny Tots ConcertTHE FLANNERY The BeethovenBROTHERS Symphonies: 4 & 5 Leonard Slatkin, conductorSat., Feb. 2 at 10 a.m.in the Music Box Sat., Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. Sun., Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. slatkinYoung PEOPLE’S FAMILY CONCERTS Beethoven Fidelio OvertureTHE YOUNG PERSON’S GUIDE Beethoven Symphony No. 4 Beethoven Symphony No. 5TO THE ORCHESTRA:A FAMILY CLASSIC CLASSICAL SERIESSat., Feb. 2 at 11 a.m. in Orchestra HallTeddy Abrams, conductor The Beethoven Symphonies: 1 & 6 Leonard Slatkin, conductorCLASSICAL SERIES Thu., Feb. 14 at 10:45 a.m. & 7:30 p.m.Mendelssohn Beethoven Leonore Overture No. 2Violin Concerto Beethoven Symphony No. 1James Gaffigan, conductor Beethoven Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral”Stefan Jackiw, violinSat., Feb. 2 at 8 p.m. gaffigan CLASSICAL SERIESRossini Overture to L’Italiana in AlgeriHaydn Symphony No. 104, “London” The Beethoven Symphonies 2 & 7 Programs and artists are subject to changeMendelssohn Violin ConcertoR. Strauss Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks Leonard Slatkin, conductor Fri., Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. Sat., Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. slatkinNEIGHBORHOOD SERIES Beethoven Leonore Overture No. 1Sun., Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. Beethoven Symphony No. 2at Seligman Performing Arts Center at Beethoven Symphony No. 7Detroit Country Day School, Programming to be22305 W. 13 Mile Rd., Beverly Hills announced 9/4/12.14 www.dso.org Box Office: 313.576.5111 15
  • 9. February | 2013 March | 2013 O T HE R P R ESE N T E R S POPS SERIES FINALS CONCERT ABBA OF THE 16th ANNUAL Sat., Mar. 2 at 8 p.m. Sun., Mar. 3 at 3 p.m. SPHINX COMPETITION for young Black and Latino string players Now and forever, this is the sound of presented by DTE Energy Foundation Rainel the seventies. ABBA still remains a Sun., Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. sensation! Direct from Sweden, “Waterloo” — the world’s foremost tribute band — performs all your ABBA This annual celebration of diversity in classical music memories, live in concert with the DSO Pops: “Mamma features the grand prize showcase of the Senior Division. Mia,” “Dancing Queen,” and more. The ABBA magic, the Joined by the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra under the songs and the styles come alive at Orchestra Hall. direction of Maestro Anthony Elliott, laureates compete for more than $30,000, a professional recording, solo performances with major orchestras around the country NEIGHBORHOOD SERIES and scholarships. Thu., Mar. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Congregation Shaarey Zedek, CLASSICAL SERIES 27375 Bell Rd., Southfield Programming to be Beethoven’s Ninth announced 9/4/12. Leonard Slatkin, conductor Joni Henson, soprano CIVIC & EDUCATION Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano Vale Rideout, tenor SONG FORGOTTEN Jason Grant, bass-baritone slatkin Dr. Ken Thompson, conductor UMS Choral Union Civic Wind Symphony Thu., Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. • Fri., Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. with Civic Chamber Music Sat., Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. • Sun., Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. Fri., Mar. 8 at 7:30 p.m. thompson Beethoven Selections from The Creatures of Prometheus in Orchestra Hall Beethoven Symphony No. 9 Tickets start at $12& NEIGHBORHOOD SERIES CLASSICAL SERIES Thu., Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. CLASSICAL ROOTS at Berman Center for the Performing Arts, James dePreist, conductor 6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield Twp. Eric Owens, bass-baritone Brazeal Dennard Chorale Sat., Mar. 2 at 8 p.m. Programs and artists are subject to change and Vanguard Voices at Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church, Fri., Mar. 8 at 10:45 a.m. 1340 W. Long Lake Rd., Bloomfield Hills Sat., Mar. 9 at 8 p.m. Fri., Mar. 1 at 10:45 a.m. Johnson Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing dePreist at Ford Community & Performing Arts James Lee III Sukkot Through Orion’s Nebula* Center, 15801 Michigan Ave., Dearborn Adolphus Hailstork Earthrise* Sun., Mar. 3 at 3 p.m. at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, 16 Lake Shore Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms 16 www.dso.org Box Office: 313.576.5111 17
  • 10. March | 2013 March | 2013CIVIC & EDUCATION CIVIC & EDUCATIONCIVIC FAMILY CIVIC ORCHESTRAEXPERIENCE WITH SPECIAL GUESTCivic Youth Ensembles EMANUEL AXSun., Mar. 10 from 1-6 p.m. Civic OrchestraMax M. Fisher Music Center Leonard Slatkin, conductor axTickets start at $12 Emanuel Ax, piano Mon., Mar. 25 at 7:30 p.m.CLASSICAL SERIES Tickets start at $12Rite of SpringCentennial! CIVIC & EDUCATIONRafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor CIVIC JAZZ LIVE!Thu., Mar. 14 at 7:30 p.m. Kris Johnson, conductorSat., Mar. 16 at 8 p.m. de burgos Featuring CYE Jazz BandDvořák Symphony No. 8 Thu., Mar. 28 at 6:30 p.m.Stravinsky The Rite of Spring in The Music Box $12 or Free with Paradise Jazz ticket.CIVIC & EDUCATIONBARTÓK’S CONCERTO PARADISE JAZZ SERIESFOR ORCHESTRA MONTEREY JAZZCivic Orchestra with Civic Chamber Music FESTIVAL ON TOURCharles Burke, conductor Thu., Mar. 28 at 8 p.m.Fri., Mar. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest consecutivelyin Orchestra Hall running jazz festival in the world. This tour reflects burkeTickets start at $12 Monterey’s “traditional-untraditionalist” attitude, jazz-with-a-purpose exuberance, and joyful fun thatPOPS SERIES continues to be the hallmark of the festival to this day.Monica Mancini This all-star band, led by Grammy Award-winning bassist Christian McBride features Dee Deeat the Movies Bridgewater, Benny Green, Lewis Nash, Chris Potter andFri., Mar. 22 at 10:45 a.m. Ambrose Akinmusire.Sat., Mar. 23 at 8 p.m.Sun., Mar. 24 at 3 p.m. manciniHe won Oscars. He won Grammys. And his legendarymusic won fans everywhere. Come to Orchestra Hall whenthe Detroit Symphony Orchestra pays tribute to the greatmovie music of Henry Mancini. Special guest MonicaMancini shares songs and reminiscences of her father,with such Mancini classics as “Moon River,” “The Days ofWine and Roses,” and, of course, “The Pink Panther.”18 www.dso.org Box Office: 313.576.5111 19
  • 11. APRIL | 2013 April | 2013NEIGHBORHOOD SERIES Tiny Tots ConcertThu., Apr. 4 at 7:30 p.m. atCongregation Shaarey Zedek, THE CHENILLE SISTERS Sat., Apr. 20 at 10 a.m.27375 Bell Rd., SouthfieldFri., Apr. 5 at 10:45 a.m. at Ford Young PEOPLE’S FAMILY CONCERTSCommunity & Performing Arts Center,15801 Michigan Ave., Dearborn IT’S A SMALL WORLD:Sun., Apr. 7 at 3 p.m. at Seligman A MUSICAL VOYAGEPerforming Arts Center at Detroit Country Sat., Apr. 20 at 11 a.m.Day School, 22305 W. 13 Mile Rd., Beverly Hills Teddy Abrams, conductor abramsCLASSICAL SERIES CIVIC & EDUCATIONMozart’s “Jupiter” CIVIC JAZZ LIVE!Andrew Grams, conductor Sean Dobbins, conductorKaren Gomyo, violin Featuring Civic Jazz Orchestra and ComboSat., Apr. 6 at 8 p.m. Fri., Apr. 26 at 6:45 p.m. $12 or Free with Paradise Jazz ticket. dobbinsBach/Webern Ricercare gomyoBritten Violin ConcertoMozart Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter” PARADISE JAZZ SERIES ROY HAYNESNEIGHBORHOOD SERIESThu., Apr. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at FOUNTAINBerman Center for the Performing Arts, OF YOUTH BAND6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield Twp. Fri., Apr. 26 at 8 p.m. haynesSat., Apr. 13 at 8 p.m. at Kirk in the Hills For more than half a century, Roy Haynes has propelledPresbyterian Church, 1340 W. Long Lake some of the greatest recordings by Louis Armstrong,Rd., Bloomfield Hills Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Ella Fitzgerald and ChickSun. Apr. 14 at 3 p.m. at Grosse Pointe Corea. His joyous drumming altered the very fabric andMemorial Church, 16 Lake Shore Rd., direction of jazz improvisation, and his unflagging energyGrosse Pointe Farms inspires the young lions that currently surround him. Programming to be announced 9/4/12.POPS SERIES CLASSICAL SERIESRed, Hot & Blues! Lynn Harrell Programs and artists are subject to changeJeff Tyzik, conductor plays DvořákFri., Apr. 19 at 10:45 a.m. Leonard Slatkin, conductorSat., Apr. 20 at 8 p.m. Lynn Harrell, cello harrellSun., Apr. 21 at 3 p.m. tyzik Fri., Apr. 26 at 10:45 a.m.The rhythm and groove of the blues. Dee Daniels, Sun., Apr. 28 at 3 p.m.Wycliffe Gordon, Bobby Floyd, and Byron Stripling join Mozart Overture to The Abduction from the SeraglioJeff Tyzik for a tribute to the masters and mistresses of Dvořák Cello Concertothe Blues — Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Count Basie, Ives Symphony No. 2 (on Apr. 26)Miles Davis, and others. Ives Symphony No. 4 (on Apr. 28)20 www.dso.org Box Office: 313.576.5111 21
  • 12. MAY | 2013 May | 2013CLASSICAL SERIES CIVIC & EDUCATIONThe Planets! EDUCATION PARTNERJohn Storgårds, conductor EXPERIENCERafal Blechacz, piano Education Partner OrganizationsWomen of the MSU Chorale and State Tues., May 14 at 7 p.m.Singers Max M. Fisher Music Center StorgårdsFri., May 3 at 8 p.m.Sat., May 4 at 8 p.m. NEIGHBORHOOD SERIESLigeti Lontano* Thu., May 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Berman BerChopin Piano Concerto No. 2 Center for the Performing Arts, forHolst The Planets 6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield Twp. formCIVIC & EDUCATION Fri., May 17 at 10:45 a.m. at Ford theCIVIC FAMILY Community & Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave., Dearborn MaEXPERIENCE Sat., May 18 at 8 p.m. at Kirk in the HillsCivic Youth Ensembles Presbyterian Church, 1340 W. Long LakeSun., May 5 from 1-6 p.m. Rd., Bloomfield HillsMax M. Fisher Music Center Sun., May 19 at 3 p.m. at Grosse PointeTickets start at $12 Memorial Church, 16 Lake Shore Rd., Grosse Pointe FarmsSPECIAL EVENTCarnegie Hall POPS SERIESPreview ConcertLeonard Slatkin, conductor Music of John LennonWed., May 8 at 7 p.m. (Orchestra Hall) & Paul McCartney slatkin Michael Krajewski, conductorSPECIAL EVENT Fri., May 17 at 10:45 a.m. Sat., May 18 at 8 p.m.SPRING FOR MUSIC Sun., May 19 at 3 p.m.Leonard Slatkin, conductor The DSO and Michael Krajewski “ComeFri., May 10 at 7:30 p.m. Together” for a tribute to Lennon & McCartney, theat Carnegie Hall, New York greatest songwriting duo of the second half of the 20thThe DSO returns to Carnegie Hall for the century. “Get Back” to Orchestra Hall, and hear yourfirst time in 17 years to headline the Lennon & McCartney chart toppers, recreated live!ground-breaking Spring for Music Festival. We’re lookingfor 1,000 Detroiters to bring in the spirit of Motown to the CIVIC & EDUCATIONBig Apple for this one-night-only special performance.Leonard Slatkin conducts all four of Charles Ives’ LOCAL COLOR Civic Wind Symphonysymphonies in one evening for the first time in Carnegie with Civic Chamber MusicHall’s history. Dr. Ken Thompson, conductor Fri., May 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Orchestra Hall • Tickets start at $12 thompson22 www.dso.org Box Office: 313.576.5111 23
  • 13. MAy | 2013 June | 2013CIVIC & EDUCATION PARADISE JAZZ SERIESHONDA POWER DAVE HOLLAND/OF DREAMS NIGHT KENNY BARRONPower of Dreams Ensembles Fri., May 31 at 8 p.m.Sun., May 19 at 7 p.m. Amid endless choices, the sound of a HOLLANDin Orchestra Hall • Free Admission Dave Holland bass line compels attention. A master of tone and rhythm, the bassist, composer, andCLASSICAL SERIES bandleader is now in his fifth decade as a performer andWELCOME his music possesses a rich and kaleidoscopic history. Kenny Barron, one of jazz’s most renowned and lyricalYOONSHIN SONG! pianists, has made significant contributions to the jazzLeonard Slatkin, conductor world over the course of his five-decades-long career.Yoonshin Song, violin Dave and Kenny will grace the Orchestra Hall stage in aKarl Pituch, horn rare duo performance. songThu., May 23 at 7:30 p.m.Fri., May 24 at 10:45 a.m. CLASSICAL SERIESRespighi Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3 André Watts!Kerry Turner Horn Concerto (World Premiere) Leonard Slatkin, conductorBrahms Violin Concerto André Watts, piano Fri., May 31 at 10:45 a.m.CIVIC & EDUCATION Sat., Jun. 1 at 8 p.m. wattsPICTURES AT AN Missy Mazzoli Lebenbom Commission (World Premiere)EXHIBITION MacDowell Piano Concerto No. 2Civic Orchestra with Civic Chamber Music Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4Charles Burke, conductorFri., May 24 at 7:30 p.m. burke NEIGHBORHOOD SERIESin Orchestra Hall Thu., Jun. 6 at 7:30 p.m.Tickets start at $12 at Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 27375 Bell Rd., Southfield Programming to be announced 9/4/12.NEIGHBORHOOD SERIESSun., May 26 at 3 p.m. POPS SERIESat Seligman Performing Arts Center, The Music and the Movie22305 W. 13 Mile Rd., Beverly Hills Programming to be announced 9/4/12. West Side Story Fri., Jun. 7 at 10:45 a.m.CIVIC & EDUCATION Sat., Jun. 8 at 8 p.m.CIVIC JAZZ LIVE! The music of “West Side Story,” live inFeaturing CYE Jazz Band concert. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra accompaniesKris Johnson, conductor the Oscar-winning motion picture — all of LeonardFri., May 31 at 6:45 p.m. Bernstein’s romantic, rumble-filled score!in The Music Box$12 or FREE with Pardise Jazz ticket24 www.dso.org Box Office: 313.576.5111 25
  • 14. June | 2012 Summer 2013 CONNECT #DSOLive Free Live from Orchestra Hall webcasts at dso.org/live.Visit our new online box office Celebrate independenceOur redesigned interface features intuitive with fun, fireworks andseat selection, convenient Print-at-home patriotic music.eTickets, and more—all at dso.org. Enjoy the twilight of a summer evening with a stroll in Greenfield Village, Michigan’s national treasure. Bring a blanket or chair, then sit back and relax as the FREE DSO lights up the night with an exciting DSO to Go app for program of patriotic favorites, topped off with a spectacular fireworks display. iPhone or Android Watch live webcasts, browse events, and now...mobile ticketing! DSO at Ford HouseSCAN TO DOWNLOAD Celebrate summer with a magicalFree in the iTunes App evening of music onStore or Google Play the lakeside lawn of the enchanting estateFOLLOW YOUR DSO ON:
  • 15. WRCJ 90.9 FM presents the Detroit Symphony OrchestraMAX M. MUSIC FISHER CENTER NeighborhoodTours of the Max and Orchestra Hall Get a behind-the-scenes look at the home of the Detroit Concert SeriesSymphony Orchestra, from the grandeur of Orchestra Hall, 2012-13 Seasonbuilt in 1919 and one of the nation’s premier concert venues,to the elegance of the Max M. Fisher Music Center, opened Beverly Hills – Sunday afternoons at 3 p.m.in 2003 to worldwide acclaim. Tours are $10 per person and Bloomfield Hills – Saturday evenings at 8 p.m.available by reservation only. Please call 313.576.5050 to Dearborn – Friday mornings at 10:45 a.m.schedule a 90-minute tour. Grosse Pointe – Sunday afternoons at 3 p.m. Southfield – Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m.Rent the Max With multiple facilities, the Max is perfect for any event – West Bloomfield Twp. – Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m.a conference call for 20, a wedding for 200, or a concert for2,000. For more information about rentals, call 313.576.5050 or Subscribe today by calling the Max M. Fisher Music Centervisit www.dso.org/rent. Box Office at 313.576.5111.Accessibility Dates and venue information listed throughout this concert guide. Programming information will be available after September 4, 2012. The Orchestra Place Parking Deck on Parsons Streetoffers handicap parking for patrons with the appropriatepermits. Valet parking is also available at the main entranceon Woodward Ave. The Max includes elevators, barrier-freerestrooms and accessible seating on the Main Floor and in discounted ticket programsthe balcony. Security personnel are available to help patronsrequiring assistance. Detroit Rush Initiative Hearing assistance devices and large print programs are Thanks to a generous grant from the Ford Foundation,also available. Please see an usher prior to the performance. Detroit residents can reserve single tickets to any Classical or Jazz Series concert for just $15 on a best-seat-available basis allLate Seating Policy season long! Residents may purchase two tickets per concert. Concerts start promptly at the advertised times. Out of A valid photo ID with a Detroit address is required to pick uprespect for fellow audience members, latecomers will only be tickets. For more information, visit www.dso.org/Rush.seated at appropriate intervals in the concert. Patrons wholeave the hall before the completion of a work will be reseatedat the next appropriate opportunity. Latecomers can view the Soundcardconcert on closed-circuit television in the Atrium. The DSO’s innovative program for students of all ages. Purchase a Soundcard for just $25 and attend Classical, PopsChildren and Jazz series concerts at Orchestra Hall all season long. Children are welcome at all concerts at the Max M. Fisher Visit www.dso.org/Soundcard for details.Music Center with appropriate supervision. We encourageparents to review the program before determining whethera performance is appropriate for their child and to speak 37/11with their children about the concert experience in advance. 37/11 is the DSO’s new social and professional network forOur Young People’s Concerts and Tiny Tots series are family- our next generation of patrons. For just $37 per year, membersfriendly: kids are welcome to laugh, dance, and sing along! receive exciting benefits like $11 tickets to Classical, Pops and Jazz Series concerts, discounts at our restaurant and retailConcert Cancellations partners, invitations to exclusive parties and professional In cases of inclement weather, visit www.dso.org; call networking events, opportunities to interact with DSO313.576.5111; or tune into WJR 760 AM, WWJ 950 AM, or WRCJ musicians, guest artists, conductors and more!90.9 FM to determine if a concert is cancelled. Patrons will To enroll in 37/11, visit www.dso.org/3711 or call the Maxreceive a rain check for a future performance if a concert M. Fisher Music Center Box Office at 313.576.5111 and startis cancelled due to inclement weather, subject to certain enjoying those benefits today. Membership will be valid fromrestrictions. sign-up date through the end of the 2012-13 season.
  • 16. TICKET INFOThere are four easy ways to purchase tickets: ONLINE8 www.dso.org  Listen to audio samples and select your own seat when you purchase online. PHONE 313.576.5111 Our Patron Engagement Team is ready to help:  Tu, F 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. M, W, Th 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. A Community- Sa, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Supported Orchestra 2 hours before most scheduled concerts And you can play your part through IN PERSON 3711 Woodward Ave. between Selden and Parsons frequent ticket purchases and generous Avoid fees when you purchase in person at the annual donations. Ticket sales cover Box Office during the above hours. only a fraction of DSO program costs so GROUPS community contributions are essential 313.576.5130 | cdyer@dso.org Groups enjoy great savings and personalized to the Orchestra’s future survival. Your service! Contact Chuck Dyer to plan your next tax-deductible Annual Fund donation is outing. an investment in the wonderful music atS ingle tickets start as low as $15 for Classical concerts and $19 Orchestra Hall, around the neighborhoods,for Pops and Paradise Jazz concerts. Child pricing is availablefor Young People’s Concerts and Tiny Tots. Ticket and handling and across the community. To make yourfees may apply when ordering. All tickets are non-refundable. gift today please visit www.dso.org/donateGift Certificates Give the gift of the DSO! Gift certificates areavailable in any denomination by calling the Box Officeat 313.576.5111 or in increments of $20, $50 and $100 atwww.dso.org/giftcertificates. DSO Telephone DirectoryBox Office/Subscription......................................313.576.5111Group Sales........................................................... 313.576.5130Administrative Offices...................................... 313.576.5100 www.dso.org/donate30 www.dso.org
  • 17. Non-Profit Org. Detroit Symphony Orchestra US Postage Max M. Fisher Music Center PAID Detroit, MI 3711 Woodward Avenue Permit No. 2686A C o m m u n i t y- S u p p o r t e d O r c h e s t r a Detroit, MI 48201 www.dso.org 313.576.5111 2012-2013 seasonconcert guide