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Masterpiece Symphonies

Experience the awe-inspiring power of the Symphony in full force, performing some of the most celebrated, dramatic, and triumphant symphonies ever written. This is the music that has helped define what it means to be a classical masterpiece.

Tchaikovsky's Pathétique Symphony  Sep 30-Oct 3
Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5  Oct 15-18
Sibelius's Symphony No. 5  Oct 22-24
Saint-Saëns's Organ Symphony  Nov 4-6
Beethoven's Eroica Symphony  Nov 8
Dvořák's New World Symphony  Jan 14-16

Grand Pianists

Grand Pianist
The Symphony showcases the commanding artistry of some of the world's best pianists. Hear internationally acclaimed guest artists perform the finest works for piano and orchestra with sweeping power and formidable technique.

Simon Trpčeski
Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 1  Oct 22-24

Emanuel Ax
Beethoven's Emperor Concerto  Jan 14-16

Stephen Hough
Saint-Saëns's Egyptian Concerto  Jan 28-31

Yuja Wang
Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 2  Feb 21

Maria João Pires
Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3  Feb 25-27


Film Series

15-16 Film Series
Great American cinema and thrilling live music make an unforgettable combination. The Symphony's unique Film Series brings favorite movies to the big screen, for you to watch while the Orchestra performs the score live.

The Nightmare Before Christmas
Nov 27-28

It's a Wonderful Life
Dec 11-12

Feb 12-13

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Mar 23, 25-26

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The French Connection

Internationally renowned conductors and guest artists join the Symphony to celebrate the monumental influence of France throughout musical history, showcasing iconic works by great French composers as well as exceptional contemporary works.

Bizet, Ravel, and more
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier and pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet perform an all-French program, with music by Bizet, Ravel, and more.  Nov 4-6

European Exoticism
Stephen Hough performs Saint-Saëns's exotic Egyptian Piano Concerto, a French take on the music of Egypt, Java, and Spain.  Jan 28-31

Denève conducts Connesson
Stéphane Denève leads Une lueur dans l'âge sombre (A Glimmer in an Age of Darkness), a riveting showpiece by Guillaume Connesson, "the most gifted, demanded, and versatile composer of his generation in France today." (La TerrasseFeb 18-20

Dutoit conducts Berlioz
Charles Dutoit conducts Berlioz's epic Requiem, a blockbuster event assembling the mighty forces of the Symphony, Chorus, and tenor Paul Groves.  Mar 17-19

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Patron Services

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