Music

The Queen

 

500 N Market St
Wilmington DE 19801
(215) 309-0150
www.thequeenwilmington.com

The Queen is an historic live music venue, bringing the best, most-diverse music to downtown Wilmington.  After undergoing a $25m renovation, The Queen finally reopened in 2011, with Live Nation taking over management in 2017. This piece of living history is a staple in downtown Wilmington, with many stories to tell the thousands of people that have and will pass through its time-honored doors.
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First State Ballet Theatre

 

818 N Market St
Wilmington DE 19801
(302) 658-7897 x3851
http://firststateballet.com

First State Ballet Theatre, Delaware’s professional ballet company, presents full length ballets and mixed-repertory programs throughout the state, commissions new choreography from internationally renowned choreographers, offers performing opportunities to aspiring dancers, and educates the Delaware dance audience of the future.

The Grand Opera House

 

818 N Market St
Wilmington DE 19801
(800) 37-GRAND
www.thegrandwilmington.org

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The Grand Opera House entertains and engages its communities through exceptional, diverse live performances and educational outreach. Committed to broad accessibility and sound financial management, The Grand enhances regional quality of life and contributes to a thriving downtown Wilmington. As steward of a historic Delaware theater that is home to several valued arts groups, The Grand affirms the arts’ vital role within our communities to promote greater understanding and lift the human spirit.

Market Street Music

 

 1101 N Market St
Wilmington DE 19801
(302) 654-5371 ext. 110
marketstreetmusicde.org

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Since the 1970s, downtown Wilmington has been enlivened by the great variety of music now presented by Market Street Music.  MSM brings audiences the eclectic Thursday Noontime Concerts – a free series – as well as riveting classical full-length concerts in the evening.  It also supports two choral organizations – Mastersingers of Wilmington and Center City Chorale. Concerts are presented in the historic and beautiful First & Central Presbyterian Church, on Market Street in downtown Wilmington.

The Delaware Symphony Orchestra

 

818 N Market St
Wilmington De 19801
(302) 656-7442
http://delawaresymphony.org

Regional orchestra appearing in concerts and schools throughout the state.

Now in his 12th season as Music Director, Maestro David Amado has led the Delaware Symphony through both exciting and challenging times with thoughtfulness, sensitivity, and a constant ear toward musical excellence and refinement. His insightful music- making, energetic performances, and his gift to connect intimately with the audience, have made him a beloved figure in Delaware and beyond.

Melomanie

 

900 N Washington St
Grace United Methodist Church
Wilmington DE 19801
(302) 764-6338
www.melomanie.org

Mélomanie presents provocative pairings of early and contemporary works in innovative collaborations with guest performers and composers.  Mélomanie’s early music programming highlights Baroque music performed on period instruments. Their contemporary repertoire features works from the 20th and 21st Centuries, including world premieres written especially for the ensemble.  Mélomanie performs throughout the region and presents a concert series at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts in Wilmington, Delaware.