Charles Thomas Appointed President of the Delaware County Symphony
The Board of Directors of the Delaware County Symphony (DCS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles Thomas as the symphony's new board President. Mr. Thomas is currently Principal Cellist and Chamber Music Director for the Delaware County Symphony. In accepting the position Mr. Thomas commented that "it is a pleasure to take on the new responsibility to serve the symphony and classical music". He added, "The DCS will continue to share with our communities and our region the priceless inheritance and shared treasures of classical music. These treasures are the birthright of us all and point us to the better angels of our nature".
The symphony will present the first Chamber Concert of the 2013-2014 season on Sunday September 22, 2013 at 3 p.m. in the Meagher Theatre of Neumann University, Aston. Featured on this program will be Ludwig Van Beethoven's, String Quarter in C Minor, Op. 18 No. 4; Maurice Ravel's, String Quartet in F Major, and Felix Mendelssohn's, Octet for Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 20. Chamber program commentary will be provided by Charles Thomas.
The season continues on Sunday October 20, 2013 at 3 p.m. with the first full symphonic program featuring Ms. Mimi Stillman one of the most celebrated flutist in the concert world today performing Flute Concerto "La Notte" by Antonio Vivaldi and Carmen Fantaisie by Borne. The concert will include Barber of Seville Overture by Rossini and Symphony No. 9 in E Minor "From the New World" by Dvorak. There is ample free parking and the Center is handicapped accessible. For ticket prices and directions please call 610-879-7059 or visit www.dcsmusic.org
Photo Credit: Joel Perlish