Delaware Symphony Orchestra

Dedicated to enriching lives through inspiring musical experiences up and down the state.


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ABOUT THE DELAWARE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA The Delaware Symphony is one of the premier regional orchestras in the United States and Delaware’s only fully professional orchestra. The DSO has been an integral part of the First State’s cultural life since 1906. Recognized for artistic excellence, the Symphony presents classical and contemporary repertoire in full orchestra and chamber music concerts, educational programs, and special events that attract audiences from throughout the Delaware Valley region. In 2010, the orchestra released a highly acclaimed first recording on the Telarc label with the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. For more information, visit or call the DSO office at (302) 656-7442 or visit

ABOUT DAVID AMADO – DSO Music Director and Conductor Music Director since 2003, David Amado leads the DSO with musical excellence, connecting with audiences through fine musicianship and energetic performacnes. Dedicated to musical enrichment, Amado continues his tradition of popular pre-concert talks, and he also teaches and coaches young conductors at Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute of Music and at the Atlantic Music Festival in Maine. In addition to his Delaware post, In April, 2016, David Amado was also named Music Director of the Atlantic Classical Orchestra in Florida. His national and international conducting appearances have brought increasing recognition to the DSO, and at home in Delaware he received the 2014 Governor’s Award for the Arts.