Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra
Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra is a Korean orchestra which is foundated in 1984. Since its foundation,
Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra has been raised as a representative orchestra in South Korea. It has
been renowned for its foundational works and adventurous explorations, impressive ensembles and for
passions to capture the hearts of audiences.
The orchestra’s appearances both at home and abroad include participations in ‘Asia Orchestra Week’ represented Korea in 2005 and 2015 in Japan, tours in the States(Tour in the USA, 2004) and Europe(Europe Tour, 2012) ; appearing in Vienna(Golden Hall of Musikverein), Praha(Smetana Hall of Municipal House), Budapest(Italian Institute of Culture), Munich(Hercules Hall of Munich Palace). In 2017 Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra participated in festivals in France and Germany; Saint-Malo Music Festival(April), Festival der Musikfestspiele Saar(May), and also a concert in Hessischer Rundfunk Sendesaal in Frankfurt.
Under the directorship of James Judd, the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Resident Conductor Myung-uh Ryu and Principal Guest Conductor Matthias Bamert, the orchestra provides various programs through a year. 'Masters Series' is a representative subscription concert program, delving for the greatest composers of the classical-era and romantic-era and 'Discovery Series' is a program which is aimed at various plans and eye levels including 'Young Artist Concert' and 'Special concert for membership' etc. ‘Chamber Series’ program presents deep and delicate appeal, 'Matinee Concert' provides a healing time with music and story. The orchestra spreads the joy of classical music to the public in residential neighborhoods by 'Happy Classic Series' and shares by 'Outreach Concert' which visits organizations such as social facilities, companies, various institutes and examinee.
In 2020 Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra prepares to give deeply impression and joy with novel planning and won’t stop to effort being a lovely friend of Daejeon citizen and a world-renowned orchestra, the passion and new challenge for music.