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Summer 2016

Dear Friend of the Dover Symphony:

We hope you are having a good summer and are looking forward to our 2016-2017 concert season.  As you know, the DSO is primarily supported by your contributions to our patron drive and by ticket sales.  We receive a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts; however, the bulk of our financial support comes from our local community.  We deeply appreciate your contributions and your purchase of tickets to the concerts and we pledge to make effective use of your funds on behalf of the orchestra.

We’ve planned an exciting series of concerts and hope you will be able to join us.  Please note that occasionally selections may need to be changed.

 Fall Classical Concert—Sunday, October 9, 2016 @ 4:00 P.M.— Schwartz Center for the Arts
      French Theme:             Bizet’s Symphony #1 in C
                                           Faure’s Elegie for Cello and Orchestra featuring Jennifer Stomberg, Cello
                                           Faure’s Pavane
                                           Bizet’s Carmen Suite No. 1
                                           Ravel’s Pavane pour une Enfante Defunte (Pavane for a Dead Princess)

 Holiday Concert—Sunday, November 27, 2016 @ 3:00 P.M.—Rollins Center at Dover Downs
      Peter and the Wolf
      Holiday Classics

 Spring Classical Concert—Sunday, March 19, 2017 @ 3:00 P.M.—Rollins Center at Dover Downs
      Slavic Theme:               Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 (New World) op. 95
                                            Dvorak’s Romance featuring Stefan Xhori, Violin
                                            Moussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain

                                            Tschaikovsky's Marche Slave

 Pops Concert—Sunday, May 7, 2017 @ 3:00 P.M.—Rollins Center at Dover Downs
      Patriotic Theme including Armed Forces Salute

We will offer an ‘early bird’ discount on season ticket packages until September 1, 2016.  Looking forward to seeing you, your family, and friends in October.

This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts (, a state agency, in partnership with

the National Endowment for the Arts (

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