Events

DakhaBrakha

Friday Night Live! DakhaBrakha

  • Fri, Jul 27
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - North Lawn

DhakaBraka taps into the roots of their native Ukrainian language, tradition, fable, and song, adding their own instrumentation and arrangements of songs they uncovered during travels around their country.  

Jim Campilongo

Friday Night Live! Jim Campilongo

  • Fri, Aug 31
  • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

The sound Jim Campilongo gets out of his 1959 Telecaster is like the early history of the instrument, with elements of country, bluegrass, blues, and rock and roll. 

Detroit Sessions

Friday Night Live! Detroit Sessions presents Rostropovich: The Indomitable Bow

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

Detroit Sessions will present a program honoring the life and work of legendary cellist and human rights activist Mstislav Rostropovich, featuring a performance with guest artists Bruno Monsaingeon, Aleksey Shadrin, and Ivan Moshchuk.

New Music Detroit

Friday Night Live! New Music Detroit: Strange Beautiful Music Marathon

  • Fri, Sep 14
  • 7:00 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.

Maria Meirelles

Friday Night Live! Maria Meirelles: The Prokofiev Piano Sonatas

  • Fri, Sep 21
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Pianist Maria Meirelles performs the Piano Sonatas of Russian pianist and composer, Sergei Prokofiev.

David Little

Friday Night Live! The Music of David T. Little

  • Fri, Sep 28
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

David T. Little’s works often grapple with political and existential themes and have a knack for overturning musical conventions.