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 Orchestra Hall
Detroit's Orchestra Hall is the home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the city's original concert hall.
Built in 1919 from designs by Detroit's premier theater architect Charles Howard Crane, the hall was completed in four months in order to secure internationally renowned conductor Ossip Gabrilowitsch.
Beautifully restored thanks to preservation efforts starting in 1970, the hall is again open and home to the city's celebrated orchestra. /historicalsites/orchestra.hall.html

 Alexander Mishnaevski - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Presently, in addition to being principal violist for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (with which he has also appeared as a concerto soloist), Mishnaevski is also principal violist of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra, the Southfield Symphony Orchestra, the Grosse Pointe Symphony Orchestra and the Dearborn Symphony Orchestra.
Alexander Mishnaevski is a Russian-born American violist, currently (2003) the principal violist of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
From 1975 to 1985, Mishnaevski was principal violist of the Soviet Émigré Orchestra. /wiki/Alexander_Mishnaevski   (215 words)

 Michigan Historical Marker: Orchestra Hall
This concert hall was built in 1919 as the home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
Scheduled for demolition in 1970 the building was acquired by Save Orchestra Hall, Incorporated.
It was constructed to satisfy the demand of its music director, the internationally esteemed Ossip Gabrilowitsch, that a suitable hall be built. /pages/S0323.htm   (215 words)

 Encyclopedia: Orchestra Hall, Detroit
Detroit's Orchestra Hall was built in 1919, in barely five months, because Ossip Gabrilowitsch demanded that the Detroit Symphony Orchestra build a suitable auditorium before he assumed his position as music director.
Orchestra Hall was renamed Paradise Theater in 1941, and became a major jazz venue, hosting such renowned jazz musicians as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Count Basie and Duke Ellington.
It was home to the orchestra until 1939, when due to the financial difficulties of the Great Depression, they had to enter a more economical arrangement at the Masonic Temple Theater. /encyclopedia/Orchestra-Hall,-Detroit   (215 words)

 Aretha Franklin helps sing in a new DSO
On the stage at Orchestra Hall, Aretha Franklin spends more time figuring out how to choreograph herself in with the ballet dancers for one number than she does rehearsing any other song for that night's concert with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
I love the sensuality of being bathed in Rachmaninoff or Tchaikovsky at Orchestra Hall.
It is incredible that Aretha Franklin, in all her performing modes over a career that spans more than four decades, had never taken the stage of Orchestra Hall. /voices/columnists/qarrigo1.htm   (215 words)

 Three-quarters of top US orchestras in the red Detroit Symphony Orchestra faces $2 million deficit
Joining the ranks of top-flight symphony orchestras in America spilling red ink, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has posted a combined deficit for the last two years, totaling $2.16 million.
Although the DSO purchased the plot for the “Max” from the city for $1, the orchestra is carrying about $76 million in long-term debt and a $54-million bond that financed the new music center.
Detroit leads the nation for loss of jobs and manufacturing, and yet more people are attending the symphony than at any other time in history. /articles/2003/dec2003/tdso-d20.shtml   (1325 words)

 Aretha Franklin helps sing in a new DSO
On the stage at Orchestra Hall, Aretha Franklin spends more time figuring out how to choreograph herself in with the ballet dancers for one number than she does rehearsing any other song for that night's concert with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
As long as the orchestra and performers such as Franklin will push to find where their styles can blend, and fit their range and ambition into the marvelous acoustics of Orchestra Hall - well, it will be a very exciting time for music lovers in Detroit.
It is incredible that Aretha Franklin, in all her performing modes over a career that spans more than four decades, had never taken the stage of Orchestra Hall. /voices/columnists/qarrigo1.htm   (670 words)

 Detroit symphony orchestra
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The Detroit Symphony Orchestra was established in 1914 and is fast becoming one of... /detroit+symphony+orchestra.html   (837 words)

 Symphony Orchestras - The Classical Music Beat
The orchestral symphony originated in the operatic overture, which in the middle of the 18th century began to assimilate the essentials of the sonata style.
Full size orchestras may sometimes be called "symphony orchestras" or "philharmonic orchestras"; these prefixes do not indicate any difference either to the instrumental content or role of the orchestra, but can be useful to distinguish different orchestras based in the same city (for instance, the London Symphony Orchestra and the London Philharmonic Orchestra).
At first the orchestra was an aristocratic luxury, performing privately at the courts of the princes and nobles of Italy; but in the 17th century performances were given in theatres, and Germany eagerly followed. /symphony.htm   (1056 words)

 Campus Information Centers - Directions to Orchard Hall/Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO)
Orchestra Hall is located at 3711 Woodward Avenue in Detroit, about 50-60 miles from Ann Arbor and provides ample parking options.
Orchestra Hall is the home of the world-class Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
Take State Street south about four miles to I-94 East. /~info/toorchhall.html   (1056 words)

 Orchestra Hall
A gleaming triumph in an otherwise losing war, Detroit's Orchestra Hall has been lovingly restored.
Its near acoustically perfect auditorium is again home to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra after recovering from years of neglect which gutted its magnificent interior
Within thirty minutes of a wrecking ball demolition, Orchestra Hall was barely saved in the 1970's. /rise/08orchestra.htm   (1056 words)

 Detroit Symphony Orchestra
While talking about the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Summer Institute, which gives young performers a chance to be instructed by DSO musicians, Kobi, 18, threw in a plug for an upcoming concert.
The students give chamber music and orchestra concerts at the conclusion of the program.
She said the personal attention the DSO musicians and Wayne State University professors give each young musician is evident in her improved skills at the end of the 2-week program. /news/childrenfirst/sd2003/dso1_20030501.htm   (449 words)

 Detroit Symphony Orchestra
DSO percussionists step to the front of the orchestra for a closer look at this section in the first of the DSO’s new “Classics Unmasked” series with Resident Conductor Thomas Wilkins.
DSO musicians step forward to display their brilliant musicianship and virtuosity as soloists for this Italian tour de force, concluding with Mendelssohn’s charming celebration of the Italian countryside.
The DSO celebrates Richard Strauss and his contemporaries with an exuberant tone poem about the roguish jester of German legend and his majestic horn concerto featuring the DSO’s brilliant principal horn Karl Pituch. /includes/2005/dsosked.htm   (1107 words) store - Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 / Midsummer Night's Dream - - Product Details
The Detroit Symphony outdoes itself in replicating this scene with its virtuosity and idiomatic presentation, giving old Paray its all, despite a less-than-authentic edition.
The Miracle Symphony of Franz Joseph Haydn is a classical work, entitled so because Haydn may have been describing miracles in music, something semi-religious, something majestic, a tribute to the patrons he was sponsored by, who were themselves devout Catholics.
The symphony, not a favorite of mine, is so beautifully proportioned, so well-attended, so dignified and dramatic, that I've always found every other performance of it pretty much a waste of time (even Toscanini). /ttStore-index2-asin-B000006PKP.html   (1130 words)

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Tickets for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Meadow Brook Music Festival are $55 for Premiere pavilion seating, $32 pavilion and $18 lawn.
He was a Dorati Fellowship Conductor with the Detroit Symphony and an artist intern with the Michigan Opera Theatre.
Born in Detroit, Krajewski holds degrees from Wayne State University and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and furthered his training with studies at the Pierre Monteux Domaine School for Conductors. /prdetail.cfm?pressreleaseID=2480&category=9   (964 words)

 Detroit Symphony Orchestra :: DSO Free Children's Concert
All performers are members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and have performed this educational outreach program for several years.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra :: DSO Free Children's Concert
Detroit Symphony Quintet to perform free for children /dso/DSOchildrensconcert062004.php   (497 words)

 O.F.I. Master Class
The principal flutist of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for the past thirty years, he holds the longest tenure as a major symphony orchestra Principal Flutist among his generational peers.
Both Ervin Monroe and Jeffery Zook are heard on the weekly national radio broadcasts of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and on the orchestra's recordings under Maestro Neemi Jarvi.
has served as flutist and piccoloist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra since 1992. /lp_class.htm   (220 words)

 Detroit Symphony Orchestra - Woodhaven, Michigan
Founded in 1914, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is one of the United States' most prestigious and accessible orchestras.
Symphony performances at Orchestra Hall are one of Detroit's under-appreciated treasures.
Orchestra Hall was saved from demolition in 1970, and the DSO returned there in 1989. /poi3/Woodhaven/MI/USA/0/273193   (293 words)

 Metro Times Detroit - Musicians - : Detroit Symphony Orchestra
The DSO was fast becoming one of the finest and most prominent orchestras in the country.
The DSO is heard live by over 450,000 people annually in classical, pops, jazz, holiday festival, special events, educational and Young People’s concerts at Orchestra Hall, and other DSO venues including, Meadow Brook Music, Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, and northern Michigan’s Interlochen Center for the Performing Arts.
Following this historic event, the Orchestra became the nation’s first official radio broadcast orchestra and was heard by millions of Americans on the Ford Symphony Hour national radio show until 1942. /metropolis/sonic/artistprofile.asp?id=184   (460 words)

 Detroit Symphony Orchestra Tickets - Detroit Symphony Orchestra Concert Tour Schedule - Ticket Broker
Detroit Symphony Orchestra tickets may be sold for more than the price listed on the ticket.
If you would like to attend a performance of a Detroit Symphony Orchestra show to see music live, or to see a tour schedule and information, Coast to Coast Tickets is your source.
Orders for Detroit Symphony Orchestra tickets that are no longer available will be cancelled or substituted at the customer's discretion. /concerts/detroitsymphonyorchestra_tickets.shtml   (406 words)

 Detroit Symphony Orchestra rides a yule tidal wave of performances
The lack of backstage space means choristers must assemble at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church immediately to the north of Orchestra Hall.
The DSO draws its ushers, 30 to 40 per concert, from a pool of 350 volunteers.
The DSO musters 18 security guards, an exceptionally large force deployed around the building and in the adjacent parking lots, for every concert throughout the year. /2000/entertainment/1201/dso/dso.htm   (500 words)

 Orchestra Hall gets an overhaul - 07/08/02
Despite its beauty and great acoustics, Detroit's Orchestra Hall, built in 1919, was long overdue for a modern air-conditioning and heating system.
Colasanti Construction Co. workers Aaron Hopper, left, and Roy Mathis of Detroit work in the ripped-out area that was once the main floor of Orchestra Hall.
For one key purpose of the amazing dig in progress is to provide Orchestra Hall with its first modern air-conditioning system since the building opened in 1919. /2002/entertainment/0207/08/d01-531600.htm   (500 words)

 Orchestra Hall - Orchestra Place
Reflecting a building of the expanding Detroit Medical Center across Woodward, Orchestra Place has solidified revival of the once desolate area that had surrounded the rotting away Orchestra Hall.
Spawned from the success of the restored Orchestra Hall, Orchestra Place, with it facilities for the performing arts and its excellent Duet Restaurant, demonstrates how preservation of one building can inspire the development of the surrounding area. /rise/09orchestra_place.htm   (500 words)

The information comes from someone who travels with orchestras, knows how they sound in great halls such as Boston Symphony Hall, Detroit Orchestra Hall, Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor, Louis Sullivan's famed auditorium in Chicago, and Frank Lloyd Wright's Gammage Auditorium in Tempe, Arizona.
Whenever a visiting orchestra or other group, such as the Israel Philharmonic, is playing, the entire city block has to be cordoned off by a massive police contingent.
Designed by Frank Gehry, the hall has been acclaimed by critics for its fine acoustics and also for its impressive and novel architecture.   (500 words)

 United Way for Southeastern Michigan
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to the very highest quality of music performance and education programs, through the operation of an orchestra and concert hall among the best in the world.
Founded in 1914, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is heard live by over 450,000 people annually in Classical, Pops, and Ameritech Paradise Jazz series concerts, as well as special events, the Holiday Festival, the Detroit News Young People's Concerts, and a diverse summer season.
The Orchestra's education/outreach activities include free annual education concerts, presented at Orchestra Hall, for 32,000 Detroit and metro-area school children. /uwcs/org/218154.html   (285 words) Copland: Symphony No. 3; Harris: Symphony No. 3: Music
The recording was made at Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hall in October of 1996, and the sound is excellent.
The opening is redolent of the hymn and yet the mood becomes transfigured as the symphony takes its course through stages entitled: Lyric; Tragic; Pastoral, etc. The conductor and orchestra do a wonderful job in playing this well known and well played symphony in a way that sounds fresh and exciting.
Hindemith ~ Mathis der Maler - Symphonie · Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber · Nobilissima visone - Suite / The Philadelphia Orchestra · Sawallisch ~ Paul Hindemith (Composer), et al /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000000AZL?v=glance   (1553 words)

 Sound judgment - Detroit Symphony Orchestra
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has gotten into the act by issuing two trifles, a disc of "encores" and a Christmas disc.
With the classical recording business in the doldrums, major American orchestras from the St. Louis Symphony to the New York Philharmonic have turned to producing their own CDs, dipping into their broadcast archives and releasing single discs and elaborate box sets.
All content © copyright 1999 Detroit Free Press and may not be republished without permission. /justgo/sj/1999/0917/2.htm   (361 words)

 Cinema Treasures Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hall
Under the leadership of Ossip Gabrilowitsch, the DSO became one of the most prominent orchestras in the US during the 20s and 30s, appearing at the Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair in 1933-4 (as the Ford Symphony) and heard weekly on the radio show "The Ford Symphony Hour" broadcast live from the Hall.
In 1939, the DSO was forced to leave their ornate hall due to financial struggles, and for the next half century would perform at the Masonic Temple, the Music Hall, and the Ford Auditorium.
In 1941, Symphony Hall was converted into a venue for both live entertainment and movies, as the Paradise Theatre, serving a mainly African-American audience. /theater/2589   (572 words) Encore!: Music
DSO fans can only be grateful to Jarvi, who has made it the one of the best (if not appreciated) of American orchestras.
Kamarinskaya (Russian scherzo), fantasy for orchestra, G. ii105
This disc is a compendium of some of the favorite DSO encores. /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000000ATF?v=glance   (486 words)

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