Mozart at the Museum: Stravinsky l’Histoire du Soldat (the Soldier’s Tale)

Event Start Date:
April 18, 2019
Event End Date:
April 18, 2019
Event Venue:

Thursday, April 18, 2019, 7pmBuyTickets
Springfield Museum of Art

In L’Histoire du Soldat, Stravinsky provides a musical setting of the legend of Faust, in which a returning WWI soldier sells his violin to the devil in return for the promise of fortune and wisdom. The devil, however, has much more in store for this young man. This chamber work will feature members of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, three actors providing narration, and a dancer.

All tickets $40 general admission.

Jubilee! Gospel Meets Symphony

Event Start Date:
November 10, 2018
Event End Date:
November 10, 2018
Event Venue:

Saturday, November 10, 7:30pmBuyTickets

Springfield Symphony Orchestra with Richard Smallwood
Clark State Performing Arts Center

Presented in cooperation with the Springfield Unit of the NAACP, Gospel Meets Symphony will feature the orchestra joined by national gospel music icon Richard Smallwood performing with a regional Community Gospel Choir. Local music luminaries Kent Brooks and Arlin “Par” Tolliver will invite singers from all segments of the community to participate in the chorus.

All tickets $25 general admission.

The 2018-2019 Season

Event Start Date:
October 6, 2018
Event End Date:
May 18, 2019
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Renew your subscription by May 25 to retain last season’s seats. New Season Subscriptions are on sale through the SSO Office or the Clark State Performing Arts Center Box Office. Single tickets are available online. For Select Three tickets, please visit or call the CSPAC ticket office at 937-328-3874.

MasterWorks I
7:30pm, Saturday, October 6, 2018

featuring Christopher Durrenberger, piano
Brahms: Symphony No. 3
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor”


NightLights I – Holiday Pops
3pm, Sunday, December 2, 2018

featuring the Springfield Youth Symphony, Springfield Children’s Chorus and Gary Geis Dance


MasterWorks II
7:30pm, Saturday, January 12, 2019

featuring Julian Shwarz, cello
Rossini: Semiramide Overture
Liebermann: Cello Concerto
Bizet: Symphony in C


NightLights II
7:30pm, Saturday, February 9, 2019

featuring musical performances from all your favorite Disney movies
Disney Classics Overture
The Little Mermaid Orchestral Suite
Pocahontas Suite
Mary Poppins Fantasy
Beauty and the Beast Suite
Frozen Suite
Disney’s Aladdin Orchestral Suite
Mulan Suite
Pirates of the Caribbean
The Lion King Song Suite


MasterWorks III
7:30 pm, Saturday, April 6, 2019

featuring Nikita Mndoyants, piano

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8


MasterWorks IV
7:30pm, Saturday, May 18, 2019

featuring Trudy Faber, harpsichord, and the Springfield Symphony Chorale & Soloists

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, featuring Trudy Faber, harpsichord
Beethoven: 9th Symphony

 

MasterWorks I: Christopher Durrenberger, Piano

Event Start Date:
October 6, 2018
Event End Date:
October 6, 2018
Event Venue:

Saturday, October 6, 2018, 7:30pmBuyTickets

Brahms: Symphony No. 3
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor”

The unparalleled melodies of Johannes Brahms and the riveting drive of Ludwig van Beethoven collide in this epic opening performance to the 75th anniversary season. Wittenberg University’s own, Christopher Durrenberger, delivers his signature piece, the powerful Emperor Concerto as the Orchestra celebrates 75 years of collaborative service to the community.

Opening Notes at 6:45pm in the Turner Studio; Performance Prelude at 6:45pm in the Davidson Grand Lobby

MasterWorks II: Julian Schwarz, Cello

Event Start Date:
January 12, 2019
Event End Date:
January 12, 2019
Event Venue:

January 12, 2019, 7:30pmBuyTickets

Rossini: Semiramide Overture
Liebermann: Cello Concerto
Bizet: Symphony in C

Hail the return of internationally renowned composer Lowell Liebermann, introducing a piece to Springfield, that the SSO co-commissioned, featuring one of the rising stars in the music world, Julian Schwarz. Combined with the effervescent music of Rossini and Bizet, this program celebrates the contributions that the SSO has made to the music industry through 75 years of innovative programming.

Opening Notes at 6:45pm in the Turner Studio; Performance Prelude at 6:45pm in the Davidson Grand Lobby

MasterWorks III: Nikita Mndoyants, Piano

Event Start Date:
April 6, 2019
Event End Date:
April 6, 2019
Event Venue:

Saturday, April 6, 2019, 7:30pmBuyTickets

Rachmaninoff:  Piano Concerto No. 2
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8

Two epic works from the Slavic repertoire, Dvorak’s thrilling 8th symphony and Rachmaninoff’s dramatic 2nd piano concerto, are both beloved icons in the symphonic catalogue. Marvel at the talents of the latest winner of the Cleveland International Piano Competition as the SSO steadfastly champions young talents, destined for greatness.

Opening Notes at 6:45pm in the Turner Studio; Performance Prelude at 6:45pm in the Davidson Grand Lobby

MasterWorks IV: Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

Event Start Date:
May 10, 2018
Event End Date:
May 10, 2018
Event Venue:

with the Springfield Symphony Chorale and SoloistsBuyTickets

Saturday, May 18, 2019, 7:30pm

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 with Trudy Faber, Harpsichord
Beethoven: 9th Symphony

Monuments from two eras in musical history form the finale to this fabulous season, the Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 and the Ninth Symphony of Beethoven. Local favorite Trudy Faber returns to the SSO stage, and the Orchestra revisits one of the landmarks of music, the Ode to Joy. For 75 seasons, the SSO has demonstrated the universality of music, and Beethoven’s call for common brotherhood has never been more relevant.

Opening Notes at 6:45pm in the Turner Studio; Performance Prelude at 6:45pm in the Davidson Grand Lobby

NightLights I: Holiday Pops

Event Start Date:
December 2, 2018
Event End Date:
December 2, 2018
Event Venue:

featuring the SSO side by side with the Springfield Youth Symphony, Springfield Children’s Chorus and Gary Geis Dance CompanyBuyTickets
Sunday, December 2, 2018, 3pm

Kick off your holiday festivities with the joyful artistry and sounds of young dancers, musicians, and singers united with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. Join the Gary Geis Dance Company, the Springfield Youth Symphony, and the Springfield Children’s Chorus for a community celebration like none other.

NightLights II: Disney in Concert Around the World

Event Start Date:
February 9, 2019
Event End Date:
February 9, 2019
Event Venue:

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 7:30pmBuyTickets

’Be our Guest’ as we take a trip ‘Under the Sea’ and through the ‘Circle of Life’ on a ‘Supercalafragalisticexpialadocius’ journey to Arendelle and beyond! Selections from Disney movie classics will be featured in this popular family-fun performance for all ages with live musical accompaniment by the Springfield Symphony Orchestra.

Act I
Disney Classics Overture
The Little Mermaid Orchestral Suite
Pocahontas Suite
Mary Poppins Fantasy
Beauty and the Beast Suite

Act II
Frozen Suite
Disney’s Aladdin Orchestral Suite
Mulan Suite
Pirates of the Caribbean
The Lion King Song Suite

MasterWorks III: Misha Dichter, Piano

Event Start Date:
March 24, 2018
Event End Date:
March 24, 2018
Event Venue:

Saturday, March 24, 7:30pmBuyTickets

Drew Hemenger:Exultations
Gershwin: Concerto in F
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances West Side Story

An all-American program, featuring one of the nation’s foremost pianists, will sample melodies of Gershwin and Yellow Springs native Drew Hemenger. We also celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of American musical icon Leonard Bernstein.

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Opening Notes at 6:45pm in the Turner Studio; Performance Prelude at 6:45pm in the Davidson Grand Lobby