2020-21 SEASON

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Great Discounts On Seats: First-time subscribers receive 50% OFF! Symphoria subscriptions range from $128 to $544 for Masterworks, from $80 to $340 for Pops, from $96 to $140 for the Casual and $66 to $78 for Spark Series.

Save On ALL Single Tickets: Your subscription discount extends to any additional single tickets you may want to purchase throughout the season.

Bring Friends, Get a Discount: Your subscription includes two Symphoria “Buy One, Get One” vouchers, valid for the 2020-21 season. Use yours to grow the Symphoria family!

Meet The Musicians: Subscribers receive invitations to meet our orchestra musicians, guest artists and conductors at events throughout the season.

Livestream: Enjoy Symphoria performances from the comfort of your own home with our new livestreaming options.

SERIES SUBSCRIPTION

Get first priority for seating, and ensure that the same seats are available for every performance.   Series subscribers also get priority for in-person attendance, if seating in the hall becomes limited due to COVID-19.

SYMPHORIA UNLIMITED

With Symphoria Unlimited you can hear all of the great Symphoria concerts you want.  Receive best available seating for all Symphoria Series concerts.   Individual Symphoria Unlimited memberships are just $19.99 per month, and offer a single ticket or 2020-21 live stream for any regular series (masterworks, pops, casual, spark or kids) performance.  Family Symphoria Unlimited memberships are $29.99 per month, and include 2 adult and 2 kids tickets for any regular series performance.  Symphoria Unlimited membership are billed to your checking account on the 1st day of each month.   Seating in boxes, and section A are excluded from Symphoria Unlimited memberships.   Special events are also excluded from Symphoria Unlimited memberships.  In addition, Symphoria gives an additional Symphoria Unlimited membership to an adult in need every time a Symphoria Unlimited membership is purchased.

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LIVESTREAMING

Your comfort and safety are important to us!   All Symphoria performances will be livestreamed during the 2020-21 season so you can enjoy Symphoria performances from the comfort of your own home.

FLEXPACKS

FlexPacks offer the discount of a subscription with an ability to select your specific seat and more concert selection flexibility.  Choose any group of four, five, six or eight concerts, across all series. (Note: Seat selection varies from concert to concert.)

To purchase subscriptions or FlexPacks offline:

Call (315) 299-5598, ext. 201
Stop by 234 Harrison Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:30am to 3:30pm and 1 hour prior to each performance at the venue

*PLEASE NOTE: All programs and artists are subject to change.

MASTERWORKS

Eight Concert Series at Crouse Hinds Theater or livestreamed • All performances at 7:30pm

BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL

A GRAND OVERTURE WITH JON NAKAMATSU

09.26.20

Celebrate opening night and Beethoven’s birthday with pianist Jon Nakamatsu and Symphoria! You’ll recognize the gorgeous Allegretto from the Symphony No. 7 from many classic films.

MENDELSSOHN & MOZART

10.24.20

After beginning the performance with the rarely heard Overture in C by Fanny Mendelssohn, world- renowned pianist Sara Davis Buechner, a proud transgender woman, performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 14.   Felix Mendelssohn’s 1829 trip to Scotland inspired his to write his Hebrides Overture and Third Symphony, the “Scottish Symphony”, which concludes this program.

SMETANA, BRAHMS & DVORAK

11.07.20

Visit three sweeping musical vistas in this powerful concert that pays homage to Bohemian folk music, Czech dances, the Eastern European countryside and many other spacious themes that celebrate the joy and romantic nature of life.

TAI PLAYS TCHAIKOVSKY

01.23.21

Ring in 2021 with Tai Murray and the amazing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. Samuel Barber’s Essay No. 1 will be sure to please. Sibelius’s inventive and powerful Symphony No. 5 is the perfect finale.

MOODY MOZART

02.20.21

Tchaikovsky’s Mozart-inspired Variations on a Rococo Theme is featured in this performance, along with Mozart’s Great G minor Symphony No. 40.  One of only two Symphonies Mozart composed in a minor key, the Symphony is also one his most harmonically complex.   Almost operatic in nature, the Symphony has had a major impact on future composers.

MUSIC FOR HEALING

03.20.21

Trumpeter Ryan Anthony brings Jim Stephenson’s Concerto for Hope, written to honor all who suffer from cancer. A cancer patient himself, Ryan’s story will uplift and inspire as will Symphoria’s side-by-side performance with the Symphoria Young Artists Orchestra.

BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL

MISSA SOLEMNIS WITH S.U. ORATORIO SOCIETY

04.10.21

Although Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis is often eclipsed by his Symphony No. 9, hearing it is just as overwhelming. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear one of the greatest works of all time, performed with Syracuse University’s Oratorio Society.

NATASHA RETURNS

05.15.21

Fresh from her victorious performance at our 2019 Rachmaninoff Festival, pianist Natasha Paremski is eager to return to Syracuse to share the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 with you. Tchaikovsky spans the extremes of the emotional spectrum with his Symphony No. 6, and makes for an unforgettable conclusion.

POPS

Five Concert Series at Crouse Hinds Theater or livestreamed • All performances at 7:30pm

JOHN WILLIAMS’ GREATEST HITS

10.03.20

Travel to a galaxy far, far away with the greatest road trip playlist of all time. Symphoria will perform music from Star Wars, Indiana Jones, E.T., and more!

HOLIDAY POPS

12.18-19*.20

Celebrate the Season with your favorite Symphoria Pops Conductor and holiday tunes. The Syracuse Pops Chorus and other favorite community groups join Symphoria on stage for CNY’s favorite tradition. *There will be an additional 1:30pm Saturday matinee performance.

A DE-LOVELY VALENTINE’S DAY

02.13.21

CNY’s own Nick Ziobro and Julia Goodwin delight you and your sweetheart with your favorite romantic tunes from the Great American Songbook. It’ll be a Valentine’s Day you won’t forget!

FANTASIA OF DANCE

03.13*.21

Fantasia, one of our favorite films, turns 80 this year! Relive your favorite moments with professional dance companies from across CNY. *There will be an additional 1:30pm matinee performance.

DOO-WOP PROJECT

05.08.21

Love the classic sounds of Frankie Valli, The Drifters, The Del Vikings? The Doo Wop Project begins at the beginning, tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today.

CASUAL

Four Concert Series at Saint Paul’s Syracuse or livestreamed • All performances at 3:00pm

BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL

BEETHOVEN’S LEGACY

11.22.20

Beethoven left an indelible mark on the future of both symphonic and chamber music: his masterful Concerto for Violin, Violoncello, & Piano seamlessly combines the two, featuring our own Sonya Stith Williams, violin, Heidi Hoffman, cello & Rob Auler, piano.

YOUR FAVORITE THINGS

01.17.21

Last season, you loved it when we played our favorite pieces. This season, you get to vote on your favorite pieces. What will the program include? The only way to find out is to come to the concert! Voting begins in the fall of 2020.

BAROQUE BRILLIANCE

02.28.21

Welcome spring with concertmaster Peter Rovit, who is featured as soloist and conductor, featuring the Symphoria strings in sparkling baroque masterpieces.

APRIL IN PARIS

04.25.21

It’s Toujours Paris! for this lovely afternoon concert of works relating to the City of Lights! With works by Mozart and Farrenc, The Violin Concerto No. 1 of Chevalier St. Georges completes this salon de musique.

SPARK

All performances at 7:00pm (Locations vary) or livestreamed

OKTOBERFEST

10.10.20

Put on your lederhosen and unpack your (root)beer stein. Join Symphoria at the State Fairgrounds for a festival of music, great food, and activities for the whole family!

CIRQOVATION

01.30.21

Our favorite circus returns to the Symphoria stage!

MUSIC OF THE AMERICAS FESTIVAL

GOSPEL MEETS SYMPHONY

04.17.21

Musical worlds collide as world-renowned gospel music expert Dr. Joan Hillsman and Symphoria sing the good news of our culturally rich and vibrant community.

KIDS

All performances at 10:30am at Inspiration Hall or livestreamed

BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL

BEETHOVEN’S GHOST

10.31.20

A spooktacularly musical Halloween with one of our favorite composers, Beethoven! When his ghost visits the orchestra, he learns how his own music influenced music for the last 250 years.

THE SCIENCE OF SOUND

02.06.21

What do music and science have in common? EVERYTHING!

PETER AND THE WOLF

04.17.21

Walk through the woods with Peter and friends during this musical favorite for the young and the young-at-heart.