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DSO Conductor Leonard Slatkin Gets Contract Extension

Detroit Symphony Orchestra music director/conductor Leonard Slatkin is getting a three-year contract extension, through the 2015-16 season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2011

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Donate Instruments For Kids At Orchestra Hall

Is there a lonely instrument collecting dust in your closet, basement or attic? If so, you can give that instrument a brand new life in the hands of a deserving student.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2011

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‘Concert Of Colors’ Celebrates Cultural Diversity In Detroit

A celebration of cultural diversity from around the world is going on in the Motor City. The 19th annual “Concert of Colors” kicks off Thursday at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2011


Guide To Orchestra Hall & The Max M. Fisher Music Center, Home Of The Detroit Symphony Orchestra

If you’ve never gone to a classical music concert we’ve got the basic do’s and don’ts to help you have a good time. Even if you’re a seasoned veteran of the DSO you might still learn something.

CBS 62–06/30/2011

DSO Rehearsals Resume, Free Concerts Full

Detroit Symphony Orchestra musicians had their first rehearsal today following a six month strike over wages.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2011

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DSO Strike Takes Toll On Surrounding Businesses

Members of Detroit Symphony Orchestra have been on strike for more than 5 months and businesses near Orchestra Hall say they are losing customers and money.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2011

State of the City 2011

Detroiters React To State Of City Address

WWJ City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas took an informal survey the morning after Bing delivered his address live from Orchestra Hall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2011

DSO Musicians Plan Strike Next Week

Musicians in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra plan to strike October 4th after last-minute talks failed to produce an agreement amid a budget battle.


Chick Corea 06/18

WWJ’s Greg Bowman spoke with legendary jazz keyboardist Chick Corea, who will be playing in Detroit with his Freedom Band, Sunday at 7PM at Orchestra Hall. Dads get in Free. See the latest Chick Corea […]