Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Win tickets to see the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Thursday in Southfield just by telling us about your first concert.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will perform Thursday, April 4, at the Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield, and Patch is giving you the chance to win free tickets. The DSO will perform Mozart’s “Jupiter” as part of its Neighborhood Concert Series. Bach’s Ricercare No. 2 and Britten’s Violin Concerto No. 1 also will be performed. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Congregation Shaarey Zedek is located at 27375 Bell Rd. in Southfield. How can you win two tickets to see the show? Simply leave a comment on this story telling us the first concert you attended. You must comment by 1 p.m. Monday, April 1, to be entered into a random drawing to receive two tickets to the show. Each ticket is worth $25. And the tickets will be available for you at…
Friday, March 15, 2013
The concert was part of a partnership between the DSO and American House Senior Living Communities.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
You have until 4 p.m. today to let us know your favorite composer and win tickets to see the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in Southfield.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Win tickets to see the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Thursday in Southfield just by telling us about your favorite composer.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will perform Thursday at the Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield, and Patch is giving you the chance to win free tickets. The DSO will perform selections by Beethoven and Mozart as part of its Neighborhood Concert Series. Brahms’ Symphony 2 also will be performed. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Congregation Shaarey Zedek is located at 27375 Bell Rd. in Southfield. How can you win two tickets to see the show? Simply leave a comment on this story telling us who your favorite composer is and why. You must comment by 4 p.m. Wednesday to be entered into a random drawing to receive two tickets to the show. Each ticket is worth $25. And the tickets will be available for you at the venue before the concert. The…
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The orchestrated version of the song was scored in-house by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's librarians.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The following information was submitted by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. In honor of the Tigers' success against the New York Yankees, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) finished each of its three concerts last weekend with an orchestrated version of the vintage fight song, "Go Get 'Em Tigers." Scored in-house by DSO librarians, "Go Get 'Em Tigers" was the theme song of Detroit's 1968 championship team, and in 2006, after the Tigers beat the Yankees in the American League Division Series, it was played as players carried manager Jim Leyland off the field. "Go Get 'Em Tigers" Lyrics: We're all behind our baseball team Go get 'em Tigers World Series bound and picking up steam Go get 'em Tigers There'll be joy in Tiger Town the whole …
Monday, September 3, 2012
This week, Patch will be watching "Good Neighbor Day" at Wesley Berry Flowers, the Leonard Slatkin book signing, and a host of city government meetings.
Five local stories to keep an eye on Sept. 3-8: 1. Wesley Berry Flowers will be giving away 12,000 roses in bunches of a dozen, for free, to any adult who visits their florist shops on Wednesday, Sept. 5 between 10 a.m.-3 p.m. as part of the twelfth annual "Good Neighbor Day" event. After visiting locations in either West Bloomfield or Commerce, customers are asked to give 11 roses away to different people. 2. Leonard Slatkin, the Music Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, will be signing his new book, "Conducting Business" at Barnes & Noble Saturday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. Slatkin recounts his controversial appearance at the Metropolitan Opera, his creation and direction of summer music festivals, and a shattering concert experience …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Students not only experienced a concert, but the rehearsal process as well.
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Detroit native and Maestro Joseph Silverstein conducted in West Bloomfield without notes, according to users who went for free after winning a contest.
Patch users raved after the Detroit Symphony Orchestra concert at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield Thursday. Detroit native and Maestro Joseph Silverstein conducted without notes and played the violin with expertise, according to users who went for free after winning a contest. Users said afterward that it was a sight to see. "The concert tonight was awesome! The conductor was marvelous! He used no music to read from, knew all the pieces by heart, played the violin himself flawlessly ... and is 80 years old!" wrote Jay Waldman of Farmington in an email, who entered simply by answering a question on Patch last week. Pieces included Coriolan Overture and Symphony No. 2 (Beethoven) and Violin concerto No. 5 (Mozart). "The …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Detroit native Joseph Silverstein plays for students in midst of weekend tour with the DSO.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
The student musicians of the Andover High School Symphony Orchestra were treated to a special visit by Detroit native Maestro Joseph Silverstein on Wednesday. Silverstein, in worldwide demand as both a conductor and violin soloist, is in town to conduct and play with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra this weekend, including a performance at Kirk in the Hills Saturday. He spent time with the students rehearsing their repertoire for the upcoming District Orchestra Festival, and their April trip to Scotland. Maestro Joseph Silverstein held the rapt attention of every student in the room as he conducted, taught, and told stories from his illustrious music career. Preparation of "The March to the Gallows" from "Symphonie Fantastique" by Berlioz …
Five West Bloomfield Patch readers each won a pair of tickets to see the Detroit Symphony Orchestra at the Jewish Community Center.
It could be argued that anyone who gets to see the Detroit Symphony Orchestra perform for free is a winner. In this instance, everyone who entered the West Bloomfield Patch contest to see the DSO at the Jewish Community Center was a winner. Patch users Jessica Raetz Maurer, Maxwell D. Lowe, Nancy Kaufman, Margie Fiszman-Kirsch and KathyB each won a pair of tickets to the show Thursday, as part of the DSO's Neighborhood Concert Series. (Winners, please get in touch at email@example.com!) The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and features Joseph Silverstein as conductor and violinist. Pieces include Coriolan Overture and Symphony No. 2 (Beethoven) and Violin concerto No. 5 (Mozart). To enter, these five users recounted a February Patch article, …