CSO Listening Lounge with ArtsWave Pride

You're in for an immersive evening of music and a deep dive into the influence of LGBTQ+ composers on the American musical landscape. Matthew Swanson, Associate Director of Choruses for the May Festival, hosts a discussion with University of Michigan professor and musicologist Dean Hubbs as a prelude to a livestream CSO concert experience featuring Copland’s Appalachian Spring and pianist Conrad Tao performing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24.

With lounge seating, fully-stocked bars and a live performance from piano and clarinet duo Lynne & Wynn, enjoy a relaxed and social evening that encourages you to listen to more than just the music.

We encourage you to:

  • Enjoy our specialty cocktails — yes, get up and get yourself a drink!
  • Mingle with others — no need to be silent, chat it up!
  • Move about the space — go join that convo across the room!
  • Capture and share your moments

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Performer Bios

Dr. Nadine (“Dean”) Hubbs Bio

Dr. Nadine (“Dean”) Hubbs is a musicologist and cultural historian whose work recasts social perspectives of people marked by sexuality and gender, class, race and migration. Dr. Hubbs’ focus is on popular and classical music of the twentieth century to the present, including Bernstein and the Copland-Thomson circle, 1970s disco, Morrissey, Radiohead, Springsteen and postwar country including Dolly Parton, Gretchen Wilson, and David Allan Coe.

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