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  • Great Musical Families
    Oct. 7th, 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Gore Recital Hall

    ​Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han rank among the most dynamic and influential forces in classical music today. Their thrilling virtuosity and insightful musicianship are matched by their artistic versatility, which finds them equally at home as recitalists, chamber musicians, and orchestral soloists. The two unparalleled performers return to Master Players after their sold-out debut seven years ago. In this concert, David Finckel and Wu Han lead listeners through the extraordinary evolution of classical music, featuring works by Bach, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Debussy, and Britten. Learn more

  • Anne-Marie McDermott & Friends
    Nov. 4th, 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Gore Recital Hall

    ​Five years after her last sold-out Master Players appearance, leading American pianist Anne-Marie McDermott returns once more to the stage in a solo recital that is sure to take your breath away. This concert features Ms. McDermott’s solo performances, as well as collaborations with ensemble-in- residence 6-wire (Xiang Gao and Cathy Yang), world-renowned American composer and MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Bright Sheng, American cello sensation Julian Schwarz and the world premiere of a piano quartet composed by Bright Sheng commissioned by Master Players for 6-wire with Mr. Sheng on the piano. Learn more

  • A Holiday in Greece
    Dec. 8th, 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Gore Recital Hall

    ​Come out of the cold to celebrate the holiday season with a colorful vocal recital by virtuosic Greek soprano Irini Kyriakidou. She will perform alongside collaborative pianist, vocal coach and member of UD Ensemble-in-Residence 6-wire Dr. Matthew Brower in a concert that will transport you to sunny Greece for the holidays. We invite you in to enjoy art songs, opera arias, holiday tunes, and traditional songs from Greece in a unique concert that will warm your spirit. Learn more

  • 6-wire and Friends
    Feb. 16th, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    Zankel Hall

    ​Returning from their highly successful concert tour of major concert halls in China with the University of Delaware Symphony Orchestra in 2018, the UD Ensemble-In-Residence 6-wire will help our esteemed university shine on the stage of Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall during their New York debut. This event will feature many members of UD's star faculty and student body in collaboration with 6-wire, and is sure to make this Valentine's Day weekend a special one. Learn more

  • Master Players Festival 2018
    July 24 - August 5, 2018

    ​​Young orchestral musicians, pianists, vocalists, conductors, and music theorists will work with some of the most prominent professional musicians of our time, watch them perform, and even share the stage with some of them. Participants will be able to network with many leading music professors from major institutions. In addition, participants will learn from these aspiring professionals during private lessons, chamber music coachings, and orchestral studies.

  • Master Players Concert Series
  • 100 Orchard Road
  • Department of Music
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-3149