Concerts and Events

All performances will be held at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn. Friday nights concerts begin at 7:30pm.

Dearborn Symphony 62nd Season


Tribute to the Beatles and Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto #2
Friday, October 13, 2023

In the Hall of the Mountain Swing – Hyken
Love Is All You Need-A Tribute to the Beatles – Healey
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 – Rachmaninoff


Classical & Military Marches
Friday, November 17, 2023
Concert sponsored by Dearborn Orchestral Society Endowment Fund

Star Spangled Overture – Gould
Battle Hymn of the Republic – Bennett
American Salute – Gould
Hymn to the Fallen from Saving Private Ryan – Williams
Strike Up the Band – Gershwin
Liberty Bell March – Sousa
Poet and Peasant Overture – Suppe
Semper Fidelis – Sousa
Born on the Fourth of July – Williams
Armed Forces Salute – Lowden
America the Beautiful – Ward
Stars and Stripes Forever – Sousa


Fall in love with this romantic soundtrack
Friday, February 9, 2024
Side-by-Side with Dearborn Youth Symphony

Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture – Glinka
Minuet from String Quintet in E Major, Op 13, No 5 – Boccherini
Ballsirenen Waltzes from The Merry Widow – Lehar
American Sketches No 6 Moondust – Miller
Danse Bacchannale from Samson and Delilah – Saint-Saens
Main Theme from Out of Africa – Barry
Unchained Melodies from Ghost – North
Prelude to Act 1 of La Traviata – Verdi
Besame Mucho from Great Expectation – Velazquez
Canon in D – Pachelbel
Wedding March – Mendelssohn


Blockbuster Movie Themes
Friday, March 15, 2024

Hooray for Hollywood – Williams
A Tribute to Henry Mancini – Mancini
Godfather’s Theme – Rota
Forest Gump Suite – Silvestri
Back to the Future, Suite for Orchestra – Silvestri
Pirates of the Caribbean – Badalt


Also sprach Zarathustra – Strauss
Blue Danube Waltz – Strauss
Music from Apollo 13 – Horner
Star Trek through the Years – Custer
Star Trek 2009 – Giacchino
Superman March – Williams


Featuring Vanguard Grand Chorus, directed by G. Kevin Dewey
Friday, May 3, 2024
Concert sponsored in part by Friends of the Dearborn Symphony

All programs subject to change.

Steven Jarvi, conductor

Season subject to change

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