Delaware Symphony Orchestra

Delaware Symphony, musicians hail contract as ‘new chapter’

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  Strike up the band: The Delaware Symphony and its musicians union have reached a contract agreement that both sides are hailing as a milestone in their relationship. The American Federation of Musicians Local 21 — whose members perform with the Delaware Symphony Orchestra — have unanimously approved a three-year collective bargaining agreement renewal. It will be in effect until …

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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 …

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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 …