Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra


The Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra(DPO) is a metropolitan orchestra based in Daejeon, Republic of Korea. Dedicated to inspiring and enriching lives through orchestral experiences, the DPO presents a wide range of repertories from symphonies to chamber music. In May 2023, Jakyung YEAR was appointed as the Artistic Director&Principal Conductor, becoming the 9th person to hold the title.

The DPO performs around 80 times annually, offering captivating musical experiences through various series. The ‘Masters Series’ is a representative subscription concert program that features collaborations with world-renowned musicians. The ‘Discovery Series’ explores interesting musical themes, while the ‘Chamber Series’ highlights deep and delicate chamber music. The ‘Matinee Concert’ provides a peaceful and refreshing musical experience with commentaries, and the ‘DPO Close-Up’ delivers exceptional performances in close proximity to the orchestra’s musicians. Through the 'Outreach Concert,' the orchestra shares the joy of music by bringing it to all corners of the city, promoting collaboration and inclusivity.

The Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra has expanded its presence internationally. In 2004, the orchestra toured the United States, performing in Washington(Seattle), Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Carnegie Hall in New York. In 2005 and 2015, they received invitations to the 'Asian Orchestra Week' as the country's representative, delivering successful performances in Tokyo and Osaka. In 2012, the orchestra toured Europe, becoming the first Korean municipal orchestra to perform at Musikverein in Vienna and also appeared in Prague, Budapest, and Munich.

Whether you are a seasoned concert-goer or a first-time attendee, the Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra are committed to delivering thrilling musical experiences. Join us as we explore the beauty and complexity of classical music, and discover the joy and wonder of orchestral performance.

(MANNYEON-DONG),135, DUNSAN-DAERO, DAEJEON, 35204    |    CALL : +82-42-270-8388   |   FAX :+82-42-270-8399  |   e-mail : dpo@hanmail.net

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