Buongiorno! Don your best cocktail attire for an evening inspired by everything Italian! Spanning the heights of Hammons Hall, enjoy a five course meal and learn about and taste regional wine selections. Hear from Maestro Kyle Wiley Pickett and listen to our talented musicians perform the best of Italian composers. This event is for ages 21+ only.
On Jan. 23, more than 2,000 fourth-graders attended the Springfield Youth Symphony’s 54th Annual Young People’s Concert. The districtwide learning experience gives fourth-grade students from every school the opportunity to attend a live symphony performance, hosted at High Street Baptist Church.
Springfield Symphony Orchestra is joining forces with Saint Louis Ballet again for another spring performance for the 2023-2024 concert season. In April of 2023, the two organizations performed Swan Lake for a sold out crowd at Juanita K. Hammons Hall. Gen Horiuchi, Artistic Director of Saint Louis Ballet, and Kyle Wiley Pickett of Springfield Symphony Orchestra have worked hard behind the scenes to keep the momentum of this partnership alive and are excited to bring another block buster professional ballet production to the city.
For the second consecutive year, Springfield Symphony Orchestra is joining forces with the renowned Ozark Mountain Daredevils on August 19th at The Mansion Theatre for Performing Arts in Branson, MO. Audiences can expect a whole new experience of listening to the OMD classics like Jackie Blue with a full orchestra behind the band.
The Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Inc announces auditions for the following positions in the 2023-2024 performance season:
• Principal Violin 2
• Assistant Principal Violin 2
• Section Violin 2
• Assistant Principal Viola
• Principal Cello (1 year position)
• Section Cello
• Assistant Principal Bass
• Section Bass (2 position)
• 3rd Flute/Piccolo
• 3rd Trombone/Bass Trombone
• Principal Timpani
String auditions will be held the evening of Tuesday August 29, 2023.
Springfield Symphony meditates on notorious Spanish lover, Don Juan
On Saturday, January 14th at 7:30 p.m. the Springfield Symphony Orchestra invites you to meditate on love themes ranging from love of country to notorious Spanish lover, Don Juan. The SSO returns from the holidays with the world premiere of the beautiful Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra from composer Daijana Wallace, as well as Sibelious’s Second Symphony.