City Slang: DSO tickets on sale

April 25, 2013
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Tickets are now on sale for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s summer season, headlined by the “Salute to America” concerts. Other presentations include appearances by Bill Cosby, Natalie Merchant, Yo-Yo Ma’s exciting bluegrass project, and more.

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They say, “The 21st Annual Salute to America concerts will take place on Wednesday, July 3-Saturday, July 6 at 8:30 p.m. Bring the family to Greenfield Village in Dearborn and enjoy an evening of fireworks and patriotic music. Music Director Leonard Slatkin will return to the podium for his second appearance at Salute to America for all four performances. He will conduct the Orchestra through an inspiring program of favorites like Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, the Salute to the Armed Forces and more. Performances are located in the Walnut Grove Historic District of Greenfield Village and begin at 8:30 p.m. with grounds opening at 6 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase and concert attendees are welcome to bring chairs and blankets to the concerts.”

Tickets for Salute to America at Greenfield Village range from $12-$50 and can be purchased at The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd; by calling 313-982-6001; or online at thehenryford.org/Salute. For group discount information (10 people or more), please contact Chuck Dyer at (313) 576-5130 or cdyer@dso.org.