The Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra (DSO) is the resident orchestra of the Hopkins Center at Dartmouth College. Comprised primarily of Dartmouth students, its powerful performances have made it a major hit with area music lovers, who appreciate not having to travel to the city to enjoy a quality evening at the symphony. Conducted by Anthony Princiotti, the DSO is dedicated to the performance of standard works from the symphonic repertoire (while also including a few works off the beaten path).
In the 2012-2013 season, the DSO performed works such as the Dvorak Symphony No. 8, Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3, Beethoven Symphony No. 7 and Mahler Symphony No. 5. In the upcoming season, the DSO will perform works by Brahms, Schumann, Tchaikovsky and Berlioz, among others. The DSO performs in the Hopkins Center's Spaulding Auditorium during the fall, winter and spring terms. Sophisticated repertoire, student and professional soloists and sellout audiences have given the DSO a growing regional reputation for excellence in performing and programming.