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A Sunday Tradition Experience Brunch with Bach at the DIA

Monday, March 28, 2005

Becoming a Sunday tradition in Detroit, the Detroit Institute of Arts’ (DIA) popular Brunch with Bach series is complete with award winning performers for its summer season. Below is a listing of the performances from May to October. Seating begins promptly at 11 a.m. and performances are approximately one hour long.

May 8
Christina Jennings and Lura Johnson
Praised for her technique, rich tone and imaginative programming, Christina Jennings won the 50th Anniversary 2001 Concert Artists Guild International Competition. She is the first flutist in 15 years to win the coveted award. Lura Johnson, pianist and music educator, has appeared in concerts throughout the United States and Europe.

June 19
Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival
Don’t miss this special performance during the regionally acclaimed 11th Annual Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival.

July 10
Michigan Chamber Brass
Composed of members from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Detroit Chamber Winds, the Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra and the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, the Michigan Chamber Brass brings a new awareness of symphonic brass music to its audience.

August 14
Yehuda Hanani
Cellist and recording artist Yehuda Hanani is known for his recitals and performances with orchestras throughout Europe, North and South America, Asia and his native Israel. A professor and ambassador for the arts, Hanani has won wide recognition, including a Grand Prix du Disque nomination.

September 11
Kathryn Woodard
Pianist Kathryn Woodard has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician in venues throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. Specializing in new music, Woodard has performed works by Moiya Callahan, Paul Hogan, Paula Matthusen and Aziza Sadikova.

October 9
Gerard Reuter
Recipient of the Pro Musicis International Award, oboist Gerard Reuter enjoys a distinguished career as soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. Currently a New York University and Sarah Lawrence College faculty member, Reuter is a founding member of the Dorian Wind Quintet, An die Musik and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.

Ticket information
Tickets are $25 for adults, $12 for children (under 12), and $5 for stairwell-only seating.
Brunch tickets include a hot entrée, fresh fruit, breakfast breads, coffee/tea and juice. Admission to the museum (excluding special exhibitions) is included. Tickets can be ordered by phone at 313.833.4005 or at the DIA’s Box Office in the Woodward entrance between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday.

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Programs are made possible with support from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the City of Detroit.

Located in the heart of Detroit's Cultural Center, the DIA is owned by the City of Detroit and is recognized as one of the country's premier art museums. From the first van Gogh to enter a U.S. museum (Self Portrait, 1887), to Diego Rivera's world-renowned Detroit Industry murals, the DIA's collection reveals the scope and depth of human experience, imagination and emotion. Visit online at

Museum hours are 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Fridays, and 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Admission is a donation. We recommend $4 for adults and $1 for children. DIA members are admitted free. For membership information call 313-833-7971.