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Skyline Sax

SKYLINE SAX

Regular $35, Senior $30, Student $10
(All tickets $5 more at the door)

Join us in the spectacular lobby of the “Cathedral of Finance” as Grammy-winning saxophonist Tim McAllister performs pieces that connect to the buildings bold Art Deco design. Enjoy the music while taking in the amazing architecture of the famous Guardian Building.

This series is supported in part by The Peck Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Other Supporters: The Peck Foundation.

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To Be Or Not To Be

TO BE OR NOT TO BE

 

2:00 p.m. – Come early to receive a history and tour of the Players Club Playhouse.

DCWS Trombonist David Jackson set the stage for Structurally Sound in 2014, when he lead the first-ever series concert at the Ford Piquette Plant. He returns to mark the exciting fifth anniversary of the program with a multidisciplinary exploration of The Players Club. With help from Detroit Public Theatre and his University of Michigan trombone choir, Jackson presents a diverse and engaging program where classical music and theatre act together to illustrate the history of this iconic performance space.

Program

“ACT ONE”
Renaissance balcony scene from “Romeo & Juliet”
Giovanni Gabrieli – Canzona Septimi
Modern balcony scene from “Noises Off”
Franz Biebl – Ave Maria

“ACT TWO”
George Gershwin – Three Preludes
Gershwin – Someone to Watch Over Me
Derek Bermel – God’s Trombones

“ACT THREE”
Scene from “Hamlet”
Henri Tomasi – To Be or Not to Be
Scene from “Angels in America”
Stjepan Sulek – Sonata

Tickets

$35 regular, $30 senior, $10 student (all tickets are $5 more at the door)

Parking & Information

There is complimentary parking in a secure lot next to the Players Club building. Look for “Players Club Parking” signs.