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Enhance your Experience on Classical Concert-Nights, with 
"Classical Conversations" Pre-Concert Discussions


Classical Conversations are a special feature of SSO Classical concert nights, and are free to all ticket holders. On classical concert nights, we invite you to join us in the Hall at 6:30pm for a series of lively 30-minute discussions about that evening's classical concert program. Each lecture is led by a knowledgeable guest lecturer, and includes time for audience questions. For the upcoming 2016-2017 concert season, Maestro Rhodes has planned another exciting series of hosts. We look forward to welcoming you back to Springfield Symphony Hall for our 73rd season of beautiful music, AND Classical Conversations, beginning Saturday, September 24th, 2016! 

 2016-2017 Classical Conversations Schedule 

Saturday, September 24, 2016 Opening Night Tchaikovsky Gala John Nowacki (Classical Music Host, NEPR)
Saturday, November 19, 2016 Brahms Double Concerto Maestro Kevin Rhodes
Saturday, January 21, 2017 Beethoven's Emperor Concerto  Guest Host TBD, check back soon! 
Saturday, February 18, 2017

A Life in Opera - Celebrating Leontyne Price

Maestro Kevin Rhodes 
Saturday, March 11, 2017 Scotland - A Celebration Sal Macchia (SSO Principal Bass, UMass Music Professor)
Saturday, April 8, 2017 Nights in the Gardens of Spain  Steve Swayne, Dartmouth College Music Dept. Chair
Saturday, April 29, 2017 Beethoven's 9th Symphony - An Ode to Joy John Montanari (Classical Music Host, NEPR, Retired)