Gala Anything Goes2017

SSO’s Annual Spring Gala Brings Together Supporters and Community to Celebrate and Ensure Viability of Arts in Area

Saturday May 27th, 2017
SSO Announcements

Anything Goes” Theme Brings 1930s-style Music and Dance to
Dramatic Six-Story Atrium of Revitalized Federal Building

SPRINGFIELD, MA — Again this spring, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra (SSO) will commemorate its long-standing commitment to Western Massachusetts with the Anything Goes Spring Gala.

Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestra Presents Season Finale Concert Sunday

Friday May 12th, 2017
SSO Announcements, SSO in the news

SPRINGFIELD, MASS., MAY 12, 2017 — The Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestras (SSYO), already comprised of seasoned young musicians, will perform their final concert in their season series on Sun., May 21, 2017. The Season Finale Concert showcases the professionalism that this young group of musicians has achieved, and features four outstanding young soloists who have been selected through the SSYO’s annual Concerto Competition.

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Beethoven’s Ode to Joy: From Die Hard to the Muppets, One of Classical Music’s Best Known Works

Friday Apr 21st, 2017
SSO Announcements, Upcoming Shows

Springfield Symphony Orchestra Closes Season 
Apr. 29 with Pop Culture and Classical Favorite

SPRINGFIELD, MA — Remember the scene from the iconic action-adventure film Die Hard where Theo cracks the vault?

Springfield Symphony Orchestra Gives Musical Tour of Mediterranean

Friday Mar 31st, 2017
SSO Announcements, SSO in the news

Symphony Tries to Usher in Warmer Months with Program Inspired by Spain and Greece

SPRINGFIELD, MASS., MAR. 31, 2017 — What better way to celebrate the coming of spring in New England—or at least the desire for it to come—than with a symphonic tour of the Mediterranean? On Apr. 8, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra (SSO) will treat its audience to powerful classical works inspired by the natural beauty of Spain and mythology of Greece. Featuring works by Franz Liszt and Manuel de Falla, as well as the SSO debut of pianist Washington García, Nights in the Gardens of Spain is sure to satisfy concertgoers’ springtime wanderlust — while never leaving their seats at Springfield Symphony Hall.

 

SSO’s Annual Spring Gala Brings Together Supporters and Community to Celebrate and Ensure Viability of Arts in Area

Monday Mar 27th, 2017
SSO Announcements, SSO in the news

“Anything Goes” Theme Brings 1930s-style Music and Dance to Dramatic Six-Story Atrium of Revitalized Federal Building

SPRINGFIELD, MASS.,--MAR. 27, 2017—Again this spring, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra (SSO) will commemorate its long-standing commitment to Western Massachusetts with the Anything Goes Spring Gala. This year’s Gala will take place in the specular glass atrium of 1550 Main St., Springfield, Mass., and will include live music, a three-course meal, an auction and a ballroom dancing performance. The proceeds of the event provide funds to continue the SSO’s 73-year tradition of maintaining and developing high-quality artistic, education and community programming that enlightens and entertains audiences of all ages.

EVENT RESCHEDULED Whiskey Trending as Gourmet Drink of Choice for Young, Old, Women and Men

Tuesday Mar 21st, 2017
SSO Announcements, SSO in the news

Springfield Symphony Orchestra Offers Local Residents Chance to Learn About, Taste Whiskey

MAR. 21, 2017, SPRINGFIELD, MASS. — It’s official; whiskey passed vodka as the #1 spirit of choice in the U.S. back in 2014, and the trend is more than a passing one. The Springfield Symphony Orchestra’s rescheduled Whiskey & Cigar Night, now taking place on May 18, 6:00 p.m. at Nadim’s Downtown Mediterranean Grill, provides novice and connoisseur whiskey drinkers with a chance to savor a variety of the drink, while raising funds for the organization’s artistic, education and community programs.

Scotland Takes Center Stage in Springfield’s Symphony Hall

Tuesday Feb 28th, 2017
SSO Announcements, SSO in the news

Rising Star Violinist Yevgeny Kutik to Join Springfield Symphony for Scottish Celebration

SPRINGFIELD, MASS, FEB. 28, 2017 — Scotland’s lochs and Highlands have captured the imagination of poets and artists for centuries, and on March 11, Scottish magic will come to Springfield Symphony Hall with the program “Scotland — a Celebration.” The evening’s performance will include three works inspired by the Scottish Isles, crafted by German composers Max Bruch and Felix Mendelssohn. Maestro Kevin Rhodes and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra (SSO) will be joined by visiting violinist, Yevgeny Kutik.

Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestra Winter Concert Rescheduled for Sunday, Feb. 26

Wednesday Feb 15th, 2017
SSO Announcements, SSO in the news

Winter Storm Sidelines Winter Concert 

SPRINGFIELD, MA, FEB. 15, 2017 — In Mother Nature’s ultimate act of irony, due to the snow storm that hit the area on Feb. 12, the Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestras’ Winter Concert has been rescheduled for Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017.

Springfield Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Irish Culture With An Evening with The Irish Tenors

Tuesday Feb 7th, 2017
SSO Announcements, SSO in the news

Pre-Concert Discussion Lead by Congressman Neal on Easter Rising of 1916 

SPRINGFIELD, MASS., FEB. 7, 2017 —The Irish-American community in the Northeastern U.S. has an enduring sense of identity and solidarity, and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra (SSO) will not only commemorate the Irish experience, but provide a celebration of Irish tradition like no other with An Evening with The Irish Tenors, Mar. 4, 2017, at 7:30 p.m., in affiliation with the Irish Cultural Center of Western New England, an SSO supporter.

Springfield Symphony Celebrates Legendary African-American Soprano Leontyne Price: From Modest Beginnings to Barrier Breaker

Monday Jan 30th, 2017

JAN. 30, 2017, SPRINGFIELD, MASS. — The life of the legendary Leontyne Price has been one of many firsts: first internationally renowned African American opera singer, first African American to open the new Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center, first African American to sing a leading role in Milan’s Teatro alla Scala. And on Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m., the Springfield Symphony Orchestra (SSO) will perform its first tribute to Price’s life and legacy in honor of Black History Month and her 90th birthday.

 

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