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Recorded live at the DuPont Country Club, our 2020 Chamber Series will be available in its entirety in a digital format! Purchase your subscription today and get access to three intimate concert experience which you can enjoy from the comfort of your home.

The DSO 2020 Chamber Series will premiere in the following at noon each day:

Chamber 1: October 27, 2020

Chamber 2: November 24, 2020

Chamber 3: December 15, 2020


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Chamber Series Concert 1

Chamber Series: Concert 1

DSO Chamber Orchestra


PLEASE NOTE THE VENUE CHANGE: the baby grand, at the Grand Opera House

Photos courtesy of Joe del Tufo, Moonloop Photography

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All Tuesdays | All at 7:30 | All at the Gold Ballroom

October 22, 2019: DSO Chamber Orchestra

December 10, 2019: Violin, Horn, and Piano

February 18, 2020: An Evening of Strings with the Mendelssohns

April 21, 2020: Quartets Plus

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Chamber Series Concert 2: DSO Principals – Violin and Piano

Chamber Series: Concert 2

DSO Principals: Violin and Piano

Please note the new time of 7:30 for the 2018-2019 Season.


Violinist David Southorn enjoys a versatile career as Concertmaster, chamber musician, and soloist. In 2016 he was appointed Assistant Concertmaster of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, and he is in his sixth season as Concertmaster of the Delaware Symphony. He also performs frequently with the New York Philharmonic. This past year he has performed as soloist with the Fremont and Delaware symphonies. As part of the Amphion Quartet he was a member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center II until 2016 and was the winner of multiple competitions, including the Concert Artists Guild competition. Their album on Nimbus Records was selected by the New York Times as a “Best Classical Album of 2015.” Southorn has collaborated with such musicians as Ani and Ida Kavafian, Carter Brey, David Shifrin, Edgar Meyer, Paul Neubauer and the Tokyo String Quartet. He holds degrees from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Yale University, and the Manhattan School of Music.


Pianist Lura Johnson is a Steinway Artist and the Second Prize Winner, as a member of Duo Baltinati with cellist Ilya Finkelshteyn, of the 2015 International Johannes Brahms Competition Chamber Music Division. Hailed as “brilliant” by the Washington Post, she is the Principal Pianist of the Delaware Symphony and has performed as the pianist of choice for the Baltimore Symphony since 2007. Ms. Johnson’s discography includes 11 recordings, including one which was featured in the official trailer for the 2013 Warner Brothers film, Gravity. Ms. Johnson can also be heard on several recordings released by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, including Naxos’ Grammy nominated release of the Bernstein Mass, on which she played principal keyboard. Her first solo CD was Musicians in Tonight’s Performance released in summer of 2014. Ms. Johnson has taught piano at the Peabody Conservatory since 2002.

Chamber Series

The 2017-2018 Chamber Series has been announced, featuring 4 Tuesday evening programs!

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Chamber Series Concert 1


Two works that place nature at the center of the action: Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons and Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night. The Schoenberg, filled with atmospheric evocations of nature, complex layering of ideas, and long, dramatic trajectories, masterfully recreates Richard Dehmel’s poem of the same name. The Four Seasons is one of classical music’s most beloved works. These four concerti, featuring DSO’s Concertmaster, David Southorn, graphically, and beautifully, portray the joys and perils of each season.

–David Amado


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