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Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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Feb 16, 2024

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra and its musicians have agreed to a new three-year contract that increases wages 10.9% over the previous contract by year three. Read more here.


Nov 24, 2023

In early 2024, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra to embark on its first tour in 6 years. Read more here.

May 31, 2023

The Detroit Symphony feels the wind at its back as subscribers return after pandemic drop-off. Read more here.

Mar 15, 2023

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra celebrated Detroit’s 313 Day with $3.13 tickets. Read more here.


Dec 10, 2021

Erik Ronmark, now the DSO’s Vice President and General Manager, has been named President and CEO of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, becoming the organization’s first new executive leader in 17 years. Read more here.

Dec 4, 2021

Detroit arts groups will share a $100 million gift from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation, with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra receiving the largest gift from the foundation: $700,000 annually. Read more here.

Apr 24, 2021

Patron attacks the Detroit Symphony over upcoming season of Black composers, and the classical music world responded. Read more here.

Feb 17, 2021

ICSOM joins the Detroit Symphony in mourning the death of Paul Ganson: A giant in the history of our orchestra. Read more here.

Feb 12, 2021

Detroit Symphony announces 2021-22 season, plans for return of live audiences in the fall. Read more here.


Sep 2, 2020

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra announces their virtual fall 2020 season. Read more here.

Aug 27, 2020

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra plans return to Orchestra Hall with new music director set to make debut. Read more here.

Aug 6, 2020

Detroit Symphony Orchestra kicks off free, socially distant summer concert series. Read more here.

Jul 23, 2020

Detroit Symphony Orchestra announces return with August outdoor concerts. Read more here.

Jun 23, 2020

Detroit Symphony Orchestra plots a path forward for live concerts. Read more here.

May 15, 2020

Detroit Symphony Orchestra to join Interlochen online for virtual arts camp. Read more here.

Apr 15, 2020

Detroit Symphony Orchestra announces salary reductions due to loss of revenue during pandemic. Read more here.

Mar 20, 2020

Detroit Symphony Orchestra offers free access to streaming archive amid coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.

Mar 2, 2020

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will debut a piece honoring razed black neighborhoods. Read more here.

Feb 2, 2020

The musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra have ratified a new contract. Read more here.

Jan 27, 2020

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra names Jader Bignamini as its next Music Director. Read more here.


Nov 18, 2019

Detroit Symphony Orchestra to give musical instrument to any Detroit child who wants to learn to play. Read more here.

Oct 7, 2019

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra resurrects a 1919 program in honor of Orchestra Hall's 100th birthday. Read more here.


Dec 17, 2018

Detroit Symphony Orchestra finances solid for sixth year in a row. Read more here