In honor of the 100th year of Pease Auditorium, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will return to Eastern Michigan University on Friday, June 27, at 8 p.m. and perform in the spot where it played 100 years ago.
Acclaimed American conductor JoAnn Falletta, Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, will lead the DSO in a special performance celebrating the centenary of Pease, where the DSO was among the first to play in 1914.
The program will feature Prokofiev’s iconic Romeo & Juliet, as well as famed clarinetist David Krakauer performing George Tsontakis’ Anasa: Concerto for Clarinet.
General admission tickets are $25 for adults and $10 children under 18 and students. Tickets can be purchased in advance through the DSO by emutix.com or calling (734) 487-2282.
About the Detroit Symphony Orchestra
In 1887 a group of local musicians and prominent citizens joined forces to create the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The DSO is one of our nation’s longest-lasting orchestras.
The internationally acclaimed Detroit Symphony Orchestra is known for trailblazing performances, visionary maestros, collaborations with the world’s foremost musical artists, and an unwavering commitment to Detroit. The DSO’s performs a variety of musical styles includes Classical, Pops, Jazz, and collaborations with chart-topping musicians from Smokey Robinson to Kid Rock. The DSO actively pursues a mission to impact and serve the community through music.