“Summer Sessions: DSO Outdoors” brings small groups of musicians together to perform live for limited-capacity audiences in August

Other venues include the Detroit Riverfront Conversancy’s Robert C. Valade Park and Gabriel Richard Park

Masks, social distancing, temperature checks, and other health and safety measures will be enforced

Detroit, (July 20, 2020) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) is excited to announce “Summer Sessions: DSO Outdoors,” a series of free, outdoor, socially distant performances with small groups of musicians and limited-capacity audiences this August.

Musicians from the DSO will perform on Wednesday evenings at Sosnick Courtyard (51 Parsons Street),the outdoor community space adjacent to the orchestra’s Midtown campus, the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center. In partnership with the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, DSO musicians will also perform on Sunday afternoons at three community venues: Robert C. Valade Park, the Dequindre Cut Freight Yard, and Gabriel Richard Park.

See below or visit dso.org/summer for a complete list of performances.

Health and safety measures will be strictly enforced to ensure the safety of patrons, musicians, and DSO staff at all events. These include a requirement to wear masks covering the nose and mouth, social distancing, temperature checks upon entry at Sosnick Courtyard, and limited audience sizes in accordance with the statewide mandate that outdoor events do not exceed 100 attendees.

All events are free; no-charge ticket reservations are required for performances in Sosnick Courtyard, and registration is encouraged for performances at Detroit Riverfront Conservancy venues.Additionally, reserved VIP seating near the stage is available for the Sosnick Courtyard performances at a cost of $100 (for 2 people) or $200 (for 4 people).

All events are general admission and seating will not be provided (except for paid VIP seating at Sosnick Courtyard); patrons are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets.

Visit dso.org/summer to reserve tickets or register.