Performances of Ella and Louis are scheduled for October 6 at 10:45 AM and 8 PM, October 7 at 8 PM, and October 8 at 3 PM at Orchestra Hall, within Midtown Detroit’s Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center.
Conducted by Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik, the concerts will feature vocalist/trumpeter Byron Stripling and vocalist Carmen Bradford. Attendees can expect to hear such standards as “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” “Love is Here to Stay,” and “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing).”
April 25, 2017, will mark 100 years since the birth of Ms. Fitzgerald.
Tickets begin at $19 and can be purchased at dso.org, by calling (313) 576-5111, or in person at the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center Box Office (3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit).