The Delaware County Symphony is a seventy-member community orchestra, established in 1971, and dedicated to providing outstanding musical experiences for residents of the Delaware County area. Concerts are given at
Meagher Theatre in the Thomas A. Bruder, Jr. Life Center located in Aston, Pennsylvania.
In The News
Music Director Tim Ribchester appeared on Comcast Newsmakers to discuss
the upcoming March 1 concert. Click
to see the video.
DCS Concertmaster Nina Vieru talks about what it's like to be the
concertmaster of an orchestra. You can read the article in The Hunt
magazine by clicking
For a comprehensive listing of magazine articles about the Delaware County Symphony and interviews with members and guest soloists, click
Next Chamber Concert Features Wind
The February 8 chamber concert will spotlight
the orchestra's wind instruments. The concert opens with the Trio
for Flute, Cello, and Piano by Bohuslav Martinu. The next work on
the program will be the Wind Quintet by August Klughardt for flute,
oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn. The program will conclude with
J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, in an arrangement consisting
of two flutes, two violins, viola, and piano.
Performs Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
The March 1 Symphony Series concert will feature DCS Concertmaster
Nina Vieru performing the beloved Violin Concerto in D major by
Peter Tchaikovsky. Ms. Vieru has performed on many of the most
prominent stages in Romania, playing an original Nicolo Gagliano
violin. In 2011 she won the Temple University Concerto Competition
and the LISMA Foundation International Music Competition.. She
earned her bachelor's and master's degrees at Temple University, and
is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in music there. The
concert will begin with the rhythmic and vibrant Danzon No. 2 by
Arturo Marquez, and will conclude with the famous Symphony No. 3 in
E-flat Major by Robert Schumann, the "Rhenish."