Events

Danilo Brito and João Luiz

Friday Night Live! Danilo Brito and João Luiz

  • Fri, Apr 27
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Mandolin player Danilo Brito is known for his extraordinary musicianship and his performances of choro, the first characteristically Brazilian genre of popular music.

TRANSIT New Music Ensemble

Friday Night Live! TRANSIT New Music Ensemble

  • Fri, May 4
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

The TRANSIT New Music Ensemble performs the legendary Quartet for the End of Time by Olivier Messiaen and works by younger composers that deal with existential themes like the Holocaust, eternity and the spiritual universe.

Laura Rain and the Caesars

Friday Night Live! Laura Rain and the Caesars

  • Fri, May 11
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Detroit’s Laura Rain and the Caesars transform funky soul and R & B into their own unique vision. Inspired by the spirit of classic recordings of a bygone era, Laura Rain creates her own environment of expression with a powerful and soulful voice. Channeling inspiration from Detroit’s long musical history, Laura Rain gives modern music a raw, yet sophisticated shot of authenticity and heart.

Migguel Anggelo

Friday Night Live! Migguel Anggelo

  • Fri, May 11
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Brooklyn-based, Venezuelan-born singer Migguel Anggelo creates  a kaleidoscope of vocal theatrics and poetic storytelling that is both hilarious and touching. 

Corn Potato String Band

Friday Night Live! Corn Potato String Band

  • Fri, May 18
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

The Corn Potato String Band earns high praise in traditional American music, keeping old-time fiddle and banjo music from a one-way trip to the dustbins of history. 

Annie Gosfield

Friday Night Live! New Music Detroit

  • Fri, May 25
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

From their first concert in 2006, New Music Detroit has made it their mission to perform the music of living composers.

Shara Nova

Friday Night Live! The Akropolis Reed Quintet featuring Shara Nova

  • Fri, Jun 1
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

The Akropolis Reed Quintet was founded in 2009 at the University of Michigan and is the first ever ensemble of its makeup to win a Fischoff Gold Medal (2014), Grand Prize at the Plowman and MTNA national competitions, and 6 national chamber music prizes in total. 

Tony Visconti and Catherine Ringer

Friday Night Live! Tony Visconti and Catherine Ringer

  • Fri, Jun 8
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

The evening will feature Tony Visconti discussing some of these classic recordings, followed by a live performance by Catherine Ringer of Les Rita Mitsouko.

TSQ + Orchard

Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival: Music Beyond Words

  • Sun, Jun 17
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival presents Music Beyond Words, a celebration of the timeless relationship between music and literature that highlights pieces inspired by the written and spoken word.

Omer

Friday Night Live! Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival: Music Beyond Words

  • Fri, Jun 22
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival presents Music Beyond Words, a celebration of the timeless relationship between music and literature that highlights pieces inspired by the written and spoken word.

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