During the American Red Cross "Circulate the Love" month, please join the SSO and give the gift of life! Sign up to donate blood on Wednesday March 4th at One Financial Plaza (1350 Main Street, the MassLive building), in downtown Springfield. And since one good turn deserves another - all blood donors will receive a special BOGO coupon, redeemable for 50% off Adult tickets to any remaining 2014-2015 SSO concert this season!
Kick off the weekend with the Rock 102 Work Release Program! Join Rock 102 morning DJs Bax and O'Brien and guests, as we celebrate the next evening's "Blood, Sweat, Tears, Earth, Wind, Fire... & a Little Chicago" concert with the SSO!
This ever-popular Jeans ‘n Classics night includes the best of three awesome rock bands - Earth, Wind & Fire, Blood, Sweat & Tears, and Chicago. The program features the renowned Jeans ‘n Classics Band with Gavin Hope & Jean Meilleur on lead vocals – all backed by members of the incomparable SSO, for a riveting, brassy experience that will envelope Springfield Symphony Hall!
Join us on Saturday, March 28th immediately following the "Blood, Sweat, Tears, Earth, Wind, Fire... & a Little Chicago!" Pops Concert at Springfield Symphony Hall, for a special Post-Concert Party at MVP Pub in the Springfield Sheraton, as we celebrate that evening’s performance & spend some casual time together.
Join us for this rousing celebration of classical works composed for orchestra & chorus. Incomparable soprano Mary Wilson returns to Springfield MA for Mozart’s Regina Coeli and Schubert’s Mass in G Major (also with Tenor William Hite and Baritone David McFerrin). Nadine Shank, SSO Principal Pianist lends her talent to Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy. All three of these works also feature the Springfield Symphony Chorus. The evening also includes Schubert’s vivid & expressive Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished”.
On this evening, Maestro Rhodes & the SSO celebrate the splendor of our 71st season with an evening of favorites from Wagner, Rachmaninoff & Stravinsky. The program opens with Overture to Tannhäuser by Wagner. Piano soloist Spencer Myer, one of the most outstanding pianists of his generation, returns to Springfield MA for one of Rachmaninoff’s most enduringly popular pieces – the Piano Concerto No. 2. The finale program of the SSO season concludes with Stravinsky’s beautiful & avant-garde Rite of Spring - widely considered to be one of the most influential musical works of the 20th century.
Join the Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestras for their Season Finale concert at 3pm, Springfield Symphony Hall.