RANDY NEWMAN TO PERFORM WITH DSO, HEROES GALA TO HONOR DAVIDSON/GERSON FAMILY

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RANDY NEWMAN TO PERFORM WITH DSO,

HEROES GALA TO HONOR DAVIDSON/GERSON FAMILY 

WHAT: Legendary singer, songwriter and composer Randy Newman will join the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and his Los Angeles boyhood friend, Music Director Leonard Slatkin for one very special evening of music and storytelling.

This evening is taking place in tribute to the Davidson/Gerson family. The DSO fondly remembers Bill Davidson’s passionate belief that full community engagement is not possible with concerts at Orchestra Hall alone. He proved his wisdom by funding domestic and international tours for the DSO, and his family has continued that legacy by supporting our travel to southern Florida and New York City. This season, the William Davidson Neighborhood Concert series has served thousands of families around metro Detroit, and we look forward to the continued evolution of that initiative.

 

WHERE:      

Max M. Fisher Music Center

3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit 48201

WHEN:         

Saturday, June 6, 2015

6 p.m. Doors open, red carpet

7 p.m. Award presentation, Randy Newman performs with DSO

8:30 p.m. Formal Dinner

10 p.m. Dancing

WHO:            

The evening will honor the Davidson/Gerson Family.

Randy Newman will perform with the DSO.

DSO Music Director Leonard Slatkin will lead from the podium.

Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, will be in attendance and give remarks.

DSO President and CEO Anne Parsons will be in attendance.

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