The Writing on the Wall

DULUTH, Minnesota – The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra has announced a programming change for their May 2nd concert. A letter from Music Director Dirk Meyer on the change: Dear Friends, In May, my wife Paula and I are expecting our second child! Our little one is due right at the time of our final performance […]

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Obsession: Mendelssohn & Berlioz

Full Program Notes Program notes by Vincent Osborn ©2019 Sponsored by Pachel Foundation MICHAEL DAUGHERTY Red Cape Tango from Metropolis Symphony (1993) BORN: April 28,1954, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa WORK COMPOSED: 1993 WORLD PREMIERE: October 1, 1993, at the Palace Theatre, Albany; David Alan Miller conducting the Albany Symphony Orchestra Michael Daugherty first came to […]

  Name: James Pospisil Member of DSSO since: 1996 DSSO Position: Principal Horn Education: Master’s in Music Performance, Indiana University What made you decide to pursue a career in music?  My small rural high school in Nebraska did not have an orchestra. I was playing fourth horn in the All State orchestra my junior year, and although […]

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Obsession: Mendelssohn & Berlioz

DULUTH, Minnesota – The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra is kicking off the second half of their 19-20 season with a night of obsessions. What: Obsession: Mendelssohn & Berlioz Masterworks III When: Saturday, February 1, 2020 – 7 pm Where: Symphony Hall at the DECC Music Director Dirk Meyer and the DSSO are ready to jump […]

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DULUTH, Minnesota – The Duluth Experience is thrilled to announce a brand new partnership and experience with the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra (DSSO.) The Backstage Experience with the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra gives guests an exclusive behind-the-scenes exploration of the power of symphonic music and combines the harmonies of locally crafted brews and gourmet cuisine. […]

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New Year's Eve: Time Warp

DULUTH, Minnesota – The Rocky Horror Picture Show took the world on a strange journey in 1975 as Brad Majors and his fiancé Janet Weiss stumbled upon the Frankenstein Place, and experienced a night they would never forget. Get ready as the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra takes you on that very journey this New Year’s […]

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Casual Concert

DULUTH, Minnesota – The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to announce a brand new concert series! Introducing the Casual Concerts, a concert experience designed to give an inviting 45-minute sample of the DSSO. “These fun packed performances will be perfect for families and younger concert-goers. I’m thrilled to bring this new concert format to […]

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Lynn Harrell Plays Dvořák's Cello Concerto

DULUTH, Minnesota – The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra is excited to kick off their 2019-2020 season on October 5! Concerts this season will leave the audience feeling powerful, inspired, and transformed. What: Lynn Harrell Plays Dvořák’s Cello Concerto Masterworks I When: Saturday, October 5, 2019 – 7 pm Where: Symphony Hall at the DECC Music […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2019 PRESS CONTACTS: Melissa Lentz, DSSO Patron Services & Marketing Manager 218-623-3772, [email protected] DULUTH, Minn. — The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra board of directors is pleased to announce the selection of Brandon VanWaeyenberghe as the DSSO’s new executive director. He has previously served as Finance Director of the Charlotte Symphony […]

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Lynn Harrell Plays Dvořák's Cello Concerto

CLICK HERE for concert details and ticket information Program notes by Vincent Osborn JONATHAN LESHNOFF Starburst (2010) BORN: September 8, 1973, in New Brunswick, New Jersey WORK COMPOSED: 2010 WORLD PREMIERE: April 29-30, 2010, at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore; Marin Alsop conducting the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Jonathan Leshnoff is one of the leading composers bringing […]