DETROIT, Mich. (WLNS) – The Wu-Tang Clan will perform with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in March.
The Detroit show features a screening of the classic 1978 martial arts film, “The 36th Chamber of Shaolin”.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will perform live music from the film and the Wu-Tang Clan will perform their debut album, “Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)”, as the film progresses.
“Over its nearly 100 year history, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra has been synonymous with innovative and breathtaking performances that bring community together and celebrate Detroit’s cultural diversity,” said Jasmin DeForrest, director of community sponsorships at the Quicken Loans Community Fund. .
Profits from this event will benefit the educational and artistic programs of the DSO.
“To present a Detroit Symphony Orchestra concert featuring hip-hop pioneers – the Wu-Tang Clan – and benefiting our city is a dream come true. Added DeForrest.
“This collaboration with DSO is a great example of the bandwidth hip-hop has and how its community extends across the musical landscape,” said Wu-Tang producer and rapper RZA.
Enrico Lopez-Yanez, Principal Pops Conductor of the Nashville Symphony, will lead the program.
Tickets go on sale Feb. 20, according to our media partners at MLive.