Podcasts & RSS Feeds
Most Active Stories
- No, Chinese investors aren't 'buying up Detroit' – but they do have an eye on the Motor City
- The average Michigan family needs $52,330 a year to 'make ends meet'
- Here are our 10 favorite photos of what your winter looks like
- Michigan's Attorney General is risking his political future over the gay marriage case
- What all the snow and ice will mean for Great Lakes water levels
Mon October 17, 2011
Detroit Symphony offers $20 tickets to city residents
Good news for classical music fans who live in Detroit. Detroit residents can now buy tickets to any Detroit Symphony Orchestra classical or jazz concert this season for $20.
Paul Hogle is executive vice president of the DSO. He says the new Detroit Rush Initiative is one way the orchestra can "connect more deeply" to the city.
"We read every day with enthusiasm the articles about people moving to town, businesses relocating. These are all very good things. And we thought this is the way we can play our part," says Hogle.
Amanda Paige is a big fan of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and classical music in general. She lives in Detroit and thinks the new ticket initiative is "fantastic."
"That’s a totally doable amount of money," says Paige. "Especially if you can buy two, then that’s a date night right there."
The discounted tickets are part of the DSO’s ongoing effort to lure more people to Orchestra Hall. The symphony already cut back its regular ticket prices this season - in some cases more than 50 percent.