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Symphony’s new season will include ‘Cold Mountain,’ ‘Harry Potter’

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  The Delaware Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming season will celebrate the 20th anniversary of maestro David Amado, include a world premiere, feature a concert of movie music — and return to Sussex County performances. “The DSO and I have planned a gorgeous, wide-ranging season — from Beethoven to Harry Potter, and most things in between,” said Amado in a press release. …

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Symphony to keep mask, vaccine rules for March 11 concert

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Conductor David Amado, center, leads the Delaware Symphony Orchestra in its February performance. Photo by Martin Martinez.   Even though The Grand Opera House in Wilmington has dropped its face mask and vaccine rules, the Delaware Symphony Orchestra will continue to require them for its March 11 concert there. J.C. Barker, executive director of the Delaware Symphony Orchestra, said while …

TSD Review Jan 6

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – Jan. 6, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Tony Allen to honor mother’s life with scholarship for single moms A baker’s dozen of things to look forward to in 2022 Hockessin, Unionville used book sales canceled Delaware Symphony Orchestra’s January concert postponed As ‘Longwood Christmas’ closes, ‘Winter Wonder’ opens Snow makes a quick return, forecast to hit Thursday night 36 arts groups, …

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Delaware Symphony Orchestra’s January concert postponed

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

The Delaware Symphony Orchestra’s January concert will now take place sometime in June. Photo courtesy of Delaware Symphony Orchestra. Citing a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases and concerns surrounding the omicron variant, the Delaware Symphony Orchestra has postponed its Jan. 21, 2022 concert featuring pianist Lara Downes until an undetermined date in June.  “With the enormous rise in infection rates …

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Rising COVID cases force postponement of New Year’s Eve concert

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

A concert planned for New Year’s Eve will be moved into 2022 to avoid rising COVID-19 cases.   A New Year’s Eve concert planned by the The Grand, Delaware Symphony Orchestra and OperaDelaware has been postponed. The concert, which would have seen the symphony and the OperaDelaware play in the first half and Tony-award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell play in …

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Grand, opera, symphony join forces for New Year’s Eve gala concert

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

A New Year’s Eve gala concert at The Grand will include a champagne toast.   Three of Wilmington’s arts organizations are joining forces for a New Year’s Eve gala concert that will feature Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell. The Grand Opera House, Delaware Symphony and OperaDelaware will include a champagne toast and take place at 7:30 p.m., in time for …