2022 - 2023 Season
The Delaware County Symphony is a community orchestra established in 1971 that is dedicated to providing outstanding musical experiences for residents of the Delaware County, Pennsylvania area.
Brings the Classics to Life!
It is my great pleasure to introduce the Delaware County Symphony’s 2022-23 season. Titled ‘Mythology and Majesty’, our symphonic series encompasses remarkable orchestral works that are mainstays of the repertoire, alongside some lesser-known but equally inspiring pieces. We very much look forward to sharing the joy of symphonic music with our community.
This season we welcome three outstanding soloists, who will perform works by Ravel, Rachmaninoff and Lalo. Their virtuosity and musicianship is sure to enchant and enthrall, and we are so grateful to have the opportunity to hear them. Works such as Elgar’s Enigma Variations, Copland’s Appalachian Spring, Dukas’ Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and Sibelius’ Symphony no. 5 are also highlights of the coming year.
We are excited to see you all at a concert in the near future. Please book ahead or subscribe to the season. There are some truly magical musical experiences ahead this season, and we can’t wait to share them with you.
FIrst Symphony Concert
The first symphony concert of the season will be on October 16 at 3 P.M. in Neumann University's Meagher Theatre. The program includes three works by Scandinavian composers - the Helios Overture by Carl Nielsen, the Entry March of the Boyars by Johan Halvorsen, and the fifth symphony of Jean Sibelius. Cellist Jeffrey Solow will be featured as soloist in the cello concerto by the 19th century French composer Édouard Lalo. Tickets for the concert may be purchased by clicking here.
DCS Symphony Explorers
Monday, October 10 marks the date of the first Symphony Explorers event of the season. This is a free introduction to to symphonic music for elementary and middle school age students. Students and their parents can attend a
rehearsal and a pre-rehearsal discussion of the music to be played at the upcoming symphony concert.
After the presentation, the students and their parents attend the rehearsal in the auditorium to observe the interactions onstage between the conductor and musicians during a rehearsal. Click here to learn more about this event.
New Members Welcome
The Delaware County Symphony currently has openings in all of the string sections and several other instruments. To apply, please complete a form on the Contact Us page, including a brief description of your experience.
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Financial support for the Delaware County Symphony has been provided by a grant from The Presser Foundation