Mayor Mike Duggan to Declare October 23 “Orchestra Hall Day” in the City of Detroit

    Orchestra Hall is known for its perfect acoustics, its decade of jazz as the Paradise Theatre, and being saved from the wrecking ball by a group of musicians and citizens in 1970.

    The concert hall’s grand opening concert took place on October 23, 1919. On that date a century later, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will celebrate Orchestra Hall’s 100th anniversary with a free concert for the community.

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