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May music calendar for Delaware: arts and entertainment

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Brandywine Harp Orchestra
May 2 The orchestra features “Now Is the Month of Maying” and other works reveling in spring. Music School of Delaware, 4101 Washington St., Wilmington, 762-1132, wilmingtonmusic.org

Editor’s Pick: Wilmington Jazz Musicians Alliance
May 4 Get primed for June’s Clifford Brown Jazz Fest when trumpeter Tony “Big Cat” Smith, musician Jim Stephens and special guests deliver a concert/jam session at The Queen. World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, 994-1400, queen.worldcafelive.com

The Four Preps
May 4 These Vocal Group Hall of Fame inductees bring their harmonies to Harrington. Harrington Raceway & Casino, U.S. 13, Harrington, (888) 88-SLOTS, casino.harringtonraceway.com

Editor’s Pick: David Bromberg Big Band
May 5 Familiarity breeds joy when our own David Bromberg and his Big Band bring their distinctive live show back to The Grand. The Grand Opera House, 818 N. Market St., Wilmington, 652-5577, thegrandwilmington.org

Schola Cantorum and the UD Symphony Orchestra
May 6 University of Delaware’s town and gown ensemble, Schola Cantorum, joins the UD Symphony Orchestra in a performance at Mitchell Hall. University of Delaware, Mitchell Hall, Newark, music.udel.edu

Porgy and Bess
May 6, 11-12 You can feel “Summertime” comin’ when OperaDelaware presents George Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess” at The Grand. The Grand Opera House, 818 N. Market St., Wilmington, 652-5577, thegrandwilmington.org

Peter Richard Conte
May 11 Appointed Grand Court Organist of the world-famous Wanamaker organ in 1989, Conte mixes recognizable audience favorites so they can be enjoyed by organ buffs and general audiences alike. Longwood Gardens, U.S. 1, Kennett Square, Pa., (610) 388-1000, longwoodgardens.org

Reflections
May 18-19 The Delaware Symphony Orchestra welcomes violinists Jaime Laredo and Jennifer Koh. The Grand Opera House, 818 N. Market St., Wilmington, 652-5577, delawaresymphony.org

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real
May 19 With a new album and a major tour underway, Willie’s boy and company bring their rock ’n’ roll show to Arden. Arden Gild Hall, 2126 The Highway, Arden, 475-3126, ardenclub.org

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