Michigan Philharmonic to perform free “Motor City Movie Magic” concert in Detroit park

Posted on: July 29, 2021

On August 5, the Michigan Philharmonic will perform a free concert at the inaugural Detroit Motor City Car Crawl in Detroit’s Campus Martius Park. The “Motor City Movie Magic” program will feature music from car-themed movies including Cars and Back to the Future. The performance will also include “Hooray for Hollywood,” “Singin in the Rain,” “Over the Rainbow,” and “As Time Goes By,” plus music from Frozen, The Lion King, E.T., and Black Panther. Following the performance, there will be a screening of the movie Cars II. The Motor City Car Crawl encompasses multiple events from August 5 to 8. On August 21, the Michigan Philharmonic will perform a chamber concert at the historic Eleanor and Edsel Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan, and the orchestra’s 2021-22 season will open in October at Salem Auditorium in Canton, Michigan, with music by Kristin Kuster, Rachmaninoff, and Elgar, led by Music Director Nan Washburn.