Our Programs


Check out our 2014-2015 schedule.
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Young Artist Competition

The Durham Symphony Orchestra offers aspiring young musicians the opportunity to take center stage for our annual event.
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Free Concert "Pops in the Park"

The Durham Symphony is dedicated to making classical music relevant and accessible to all members of our community. These family fun events are one of a kind.
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Upcoming Events

DSO: Music From The Movies

19 Apr 2015 | 04:00 pm
DSO 2015 “MUSIC FROM THE MOVIES”   Oakley Lyon: Evolution (World premiere) Howard Hanson: Symphony No. 2 “Romantic” Tchaikovsky; Variations on a rococo theme ,for Cello and Orchestra Esther Holliday, winner of 2015 DSO Youth Concerto Competition John Williams: Princess Leia’s Theme, fr
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Free Classical Concert @ the Emily K Center 4/25

25 Apr 2015 - 25 Mar 2015 | 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 3pm, Emily K Center, Durham Free Spring Classical Concert William Henry Curry, Conductor Special Guests:  Kidznotes Join us for this special family classical concert celebrating our partnership with Kidznotes.  The world premiere of the rock music influenced
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Recent News

Esther Holliday 2015 Durham Symphony Young Artists Competition Winner

Esther Holliday Photo

Photo Credit: Nathan Leduc

Esther Holliday is in her junior year as a music performance major at the Schwob School of Music, Columbus State University, where she is in the studio of the world renowned cellist Wendy Warner. She is a recipient of the Woodruff Scholarship, which is the highest awarded scholarship in the Schwob School of Music. Read More →