2019-20 Subscriptions Are On Sale Now!

With stars such as violinist Elina Vähälä and Russian pianist Natasha Paremski, music of Hollywood classics and collaborations with local singing and dancing groups, Symphoria’s 2019-20 season was designed just for you. Our performances range from classical masterpieces to contemporary, interactive concerts and everything in between, and we invite you to experience it for yourself.

For all subscription series concerts, Kids under 18 are FREE and college students are just $5 with their student ID.

*Ticket prices are subject to change*


Great Discounts On Seats:  Receive up to 25% OFF single tickets when renewing subscriptions.  First-time subscribers receive 50% OFF single ticket prices on newly purchased subscriptions!  Symphoria subscriptions range from $12 to $544 for Masterworks, from $80 to $340 for Pops, from $96 to $140 for the Casual Series, and $66 to $78 for Spark Series.

Save On ALL Single Tickets:  Subscribers receive subscription prices on 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 2019-20 season.

Enjoy Discounts With Our Cultural Colleagues:  Symphoria subscribers enjoy discounts and special offers with RedHouse, The Everson, Syracuse City Ballet, Syracuse Opera and more!

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



FlexPacks offer the discount of a subscription with more concert selection flexibility.  Choose any group of four, five, six or eight concerts, across all series, and receive up to 25% OFF single ticket pricing. (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

*For ADA accessible seating, please call the Box Office*


09.21.19 – ALL BRAHMS

Symphoria begins the season with Brahms’ playful Academic Festival Overture before brilliant pianist Orion Weiss joins to perform Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1. Brahms’ Fourth Symphony concludes this program revolving around the most intense and forbidden of human passions


Finnish violinist Elina Vähälä performs Leonard Bernstein’s lyrical Serenade, and after intermission the Syracuse University Oratorio Society joins to perform Ravel’s hypnotic Daphnis and Chloe, Suites 1 & 2

11.15.19 or 11.16.19 – RACHMANINOFF FESTIVAL

Acclaimed Russian Pianist Natasha Paremsk performs all four Rachmaninoff Piano Concerti over two concerts. On Nov. 15th, the fiendishly difficult Third Piano Concerto is paired with the First Piano Concerto. On Nov. 16th the rarely heard Fourth Piano Concerto is paired with the beloved Second Piano Concerto (choose Friday or Saturday)

01.25.20 – HIGDON & MOZART

Oboist Jillian Honn is featured in Jennifer Higdon’s extraordinarily lyrical Oboe Concerto. Mozart’s Symphony No. 41, whose name “Jupiter” was inspired by the flourishes of the trumpets and drums evoking images of nobility and godliness


Cellist Julian Schwarz returns to Syracuse to perform Elgar’s noble Cello Concerto, and Peter Boyer’s Ellis Island, which celebrates the American immigrant experience and the American dream with actors from Syracuse Stage and projected images


Brilliant young violinist William Hagen performs Paganini’s showpiece Violin Concerto No. 1. Verdi’s Force of Destiny Overture begins the program, and Mendelssohn’s sparkling Symphony No. 4 “Italian” is featured after intermission

03.28.20 – WAR & PEACE

Prokofiev’s 1812-inspired War and Peace Overture begins this program, and the Symphoria Young Artists Orchestra joins to perform Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture immediately following. The Syracuse University Oratorio Society is featured in Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem

05.09.20 – LAST FOUR SONGS

Sensational soprano Sari Gruber returns to Syracuse to perform Strauss’ gloriously serene and transcendent Last Four Songs. Copland’s masterpiece Symphony No. 3, with its inspiring last movement based on Fanfare for the Common Man, is featured after intermission

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Called “two parts Frank Sinatra and one part Billy Joel,”
Tony DeSare takes on the legend of Ol’ Blue Eyes himself in this salute to the songs made famous by the Chairman of the Board

12.13.19 or 12.14.19 – HOLIDAY POPS

A family tradition, this performance features holiday favorites and soon to be favorites, with a “cast of thousands,” including Choruses, special guest vocalist, and dancers (choose one performance)

02.01.20 – JAMES BOND

Vocalist David Curry is featured in this performance showcasing music of the James Bond franchise


Violinist Lisa Donlinger is featured in this performance of music from her new album “Movies and the Masters,” showcasing movie themes with a great melodies from the classical music repertoire and a multi-media experience


Power up your DeLorean… recharge your flux capacitor… and get ready to celebrate the 30th anniversary of an unforgettable movie classic as you’ve never seen and heard it before!

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The Symphoria trumpet section is featured in Vivaldi’s Concerto for Two Trumpets, along with other baroque and baroque-inspired music from Biber, Holst, Jacquet De La Guerre, and Richard Strauss


This performance features works chosen by Symphoria musicians. Selections include Weber’s Der Freischutz Overture, Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, Handel’s Royal Fireworks Music, Rossini’s Overture to Italian in Algiers, and Barber’s Knoxville Summer of 1915


Peter Rovit and Arvilla Wendland are featured in Mozart’s delightful Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364. After intermission, Symphoria performs Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4


Pianist Steven Heyman performs Mendelssohn’s effervescent Piano Concerto No. 1. This concert also features Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, and the lesser known Farrenc Symphony No. 3

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This family-favorite concert features magical music of Tchaikovsky, Fall, Harry Potter films and more! Bring the entire family – kids under 18 are FREE! This concert will be a delight for all ages!


Symphoria explores the instruments of the orchestra through the diverse music of Leonard Benstein and his colleagues

03.21.20 – SUPER-T

Explore music of the movies in a sensory friendly performance featuring violinist Lisa Dondlinger and principal pops conductor Sean O’Loughlin

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10.31.19 – POE HALLOWEEN

This adults-only concert is the perfect ghoulish evening for any Halloween lover. Come in your scariest costumes, enjoy light appetizers and a cash bar, and try to not have any nightmares once you leave!

02.21.20 – PROHIBITION

Symphoria commemorates the 100th anniversary of prohibition with this performance featuring music from the period in a speakeasy-like atmosphere

03.16.20 – AMADEUS

Mozart’s best known orchestral and chamber music is featured in collaboration with Syracuse Stage’s presentation of Amadeus (opening March 11th)

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