Friday Night Live!: Gaida

  • Fri, Oct 27, 7 & 8:30 PM
  • DIA Rivera Court

Singer/songwriter Gaida, with impeccable musical intuition and a velvety yet crystalline voice, performs music steeped in the traditional music of her Syrian heritage, while presenting an eclectic worldview. Born in...

Films of Mohammed Bayoumi with live score by The National Arab Orchestra

Friday Night Live!: Films of Mohammed Bayoumi with live score by The National Arab Orchestra

  • Fri, Nov 17
  • 8:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The Arab American National Museum’s Global Fridays series and the DIA present the world premiere of an original film score written by Michael Ibrahim, founder and director of the National Arab Orchestra, to accompany a screening of rarely-seen silent films from the 1920s and 1930s by pioneering Egyptian director Mohammed Bayoumi.

The Lincoln Trio

Friday Night Live!: The Lincoln Trio

  • Friday, Nov. 24, 7 and 8:30 p.m.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Chicago-based Lincoln Trio, made up of Desirée Ruhstrat (violin), David Cunliffe (cello) and Marta Aznavoorian (piano) has been praised for its polished presentations of well-known chamber works and its ability to forge new paths with contemporary repertoire.

Piano Duo X88

Friday Night Live! Piano Duo X88: Outer Limits

  • Fri, Dec 8, 7 & 8:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Experience the U.S. premiere of Outer Limits, a new commissioned program by four diverse composers working with music in different directions. The evening includes composers Tristan Perich (USA), Nik Bärtsch...

Miz Korona

Miz Corona

  • Fri, Dec 15
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Miz Korona is a critically-acclaimed Underground Artist from Detroit, Michigan. Miz Korona has the innate ability to construct lyrics that speak honestly to the realities of life. She blends her genuine love for Hip Hop...


Friday Night Live! Karen Marie Richardson: Ella Fitzgerald Centenary Celebration

  • Fri, Dec 22, 7 & 8:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Vocalist, songwriter and actress Karen Marie Richardson celebrates the centenary of the birth of the First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald. Richardson currently stars in the off-Broadway sensation Sleep No More as...

Michigan Philharmonic

The Michigan Philharmonic: Miniature Masterpieces

  • Fri, Jan 12
  • 7:00 PM
  • DIA Rivera Court

Miniature Masterpieces features the Michigan Philharmonic performing Francis Poulenc’s Trois Mouvements Perpetuels, Osvaldo Golijov’s Lullaby and Doina, Alberto Ginastera’s Impressiones de la...