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2017-18 Subscriptions and Single Tickets On Sale Now!

With more concerts bringing new styles aPurchaseNownd sounds, and different venues that take you beyond the traditional theater, we’re about to kick off another amazing season! With stars such as violinist Anne Akiko Meyers and Russian pianist Natasha Paremski, music of famous Disney movies and other Hollywood classics, collaborations with local singing and dancing groups, Symphoria's fifth full season will be the Sound of Excitement.

Our performances range from classical masterpieces to contemporary, interactive performances and everything in between.  It will surely be an experience beyond measure — and we invite you to come 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*


09.22.17 - From the New World

Anne Akiko Meyers performs Mason Bates energetic new violin concerto, which was commissioned for and premiered by her in 2012. Dvorak’s folk-inspired New World Symphony concludes the program, as well as Symphoria’s summertime celebration of the Erie Canal.

10.14.17 - Beethoven's Eroica

Shocking audiences since its premiere, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 will jolt you from its opening chords and move you through the energetic and transformative work.  Music Director Lawrence Loh conducts this striking work, which is paired with Saint-Saens single movement Cello Concerto No. 1, performed by acclaimed young cellist Julian Schwarz.

11.11.17 - The Planets

From the mighty red planet Mars to the cinematic Jupiter, Holst's The Planets has inspired sci-fi movie music for generations - most famously, John Williams's, and his The Imperial March from Star Wars. Versatile pianist, Melissa Marse makes her first appearance with Symphoria to perform Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

01.27.18 - Shifrin plays Mozart

Music Director Lawrence Loh conducts Tchaikovsky’s dramatic Symphony No. 5. The fifth symphony includes metamorphosis through tragedy, a love song, a waltz, and on to eventual triumph. Award winning clarinetist David Shifrin performs Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto.

03.03.18 - Rite of Spring

Moscow-born pianist Natasha Paremski performs Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 on this all-Russian concert. The program concludes with Stravinsky’s controversial redefinition of 20th Century music, Rite of Spring.

03.24.18 - Mendelssohn & Mahler

Symphoria celebrates Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday with his Three Dance Episodes from On the Town before dazzling violinist Chee Yun performs Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto.   Mahler’s sunny Symphony No. 4, with its ethereal last movement describes a child’s vision of heavenly life

04.28.18 - Verdi’s Requiem

Concertmaster Peter Rovit performs Vaughan Williams effortless, lyrical work The Lark Ascending, while the second half of the program is devoted the epic masterpiece Verdi’s Requiem with the Syracuse University Oratorio Society.

05.12.18 - Nakamatsu plays Beethoven

Two revolutionary composers, both as musicians and as humanists.   Beethoven’s Emperor Piano Concerto is performed by Syracuse-favorite Jon Nakamatsu.   Written after the death of Stalin, Shostakovich’s pulsing and militaristic Symphony No. 10 is sometimes referred to as an “optimistic tragedy.”


09.15+16.17 - Music of Elton John & Music of Journey

On Friday September 15 the music of Elton John comes to life in this dynamic presentation with a full orchestra, featuring hits such as “Rocket Man,” “Crocodile Rock,” “Daniel,” and “Candle In The Wind”.
On Saturday September 16th, re-live the music of one of the greatest anthem bands of all time! Hear iconic hits Don't Stop Believin', Faithfully and Any Way You Want It like you've never heard them before with live orchestra accompaniment.

12.15+16.17 - Holiday Wonder

This holiday spectacle is sure to thrill every member of the family! Dancers, Chorus members, and special guest vocalist Julia Goodwin all get into the holiday spirit with Symphoria.

02.10.18 - A Night at the Oscars

Principal Pops Conductor Sean O’Loughlin leads Symphoria in music from edge-of-your-seat thrillers, epic dramas, and Hollywood classics.  Don your movie star best and come walk the red carpet with Symphoria in this tribute to the golden man!

03.17.18 - A Celtic Celebration: Music of the Emerald Isle

Join us on this magical celebration of the Emerald Isle, with Maria Kaneko Millar, a violinist whose credits include 170 performances as Solo Dancing Fiddler in Riverdance On Broadway and the North American and Asian Tours of Riverdance: The Show

05.19.18 - Disney: Tale as Old as Time

Symphoria performs the music of Frozen, The Little Mermaid, Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, The Princess and the Frog, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Aladdin, four vocalists, and high resolution video clips from the original films!


11.17.17 - Harvest Festival | Cross Creek Nursery

Music director Lawrence Loh leads Symphoria in music from Part’s Our Garden, and Respighi’s The Birds, and Symphoria musicians offer chamber music interludes at beautiful Cross Creek Nursery in Manlius.

01.20.18 - CirqOvation | Exhibition Center, New York State Fairgrounds

Aerial artists, jugglers, acrobats, comedians, and other performers from CirqOvation join with Symphoria for this family friendly performance at the New York State Fairgrounds.

04.20.18 - Film & Music | Palace Theater

Silent film meets symphonic masterpieces in this performance, at the Palace Theater on James Street.   Symphonic and chamber music selections are featured on this performance.


10.29.17 - Reformation Celebration

Symphoria celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with works from two Lutheran composers, including Bach’s famous Cantata No. 80 (A Mighty Fortress is our God) and Mendelssohn’s Reformation Symphony.

01.14.18 - Brahms’ Third

This performance features members of Symphoria’s Viola section in Telemann’s Double Viola Concerto, and concludes with Brahms’ dynamic and expressive Symphony No. 3.

02.18.18 - Water Music

Principal Oboist Jillian Honn performs Mozart’s delightfully cheerful Oboe Concerto.   Music of Beethoven and selections from Handel’s stately Water Music complete the program.

05.06.18 - Meyer Plays Rodrigo

Guitarist Kenneth Meyer performs Rodrigo’s dance inspired Fantasia para un gentilhombre.   Music director Lawrence Loh will also lead Symphoria in music of Tchaikovsky, and Stravinsky’s ballet-derived Pulcinella Suite.


10.21.17 - Superheroes!

Come in costume for this high flying performance, as Symphoria shows off its superstrength, superspeed and supersound, while performing epic music of your favorite superhero.

02.03.18 - The Melodic Life

With a “follow that melody” approach, we trace the life of Bob, a lighthearted melody from childhood to middle age.  Bob experiences many of life’s event’s such as going to school, playing sports, and even getting a job.

04.14.18 - Meet the Orchestra

Learn all about the instruments of the orchestra and musicians who play them, which this performance that explores the sights and sounds of the orchestra.


Great Discounts On Seats:  Receive up to 25% OFF single tickets when renewing subscriptions.  First-time subscribers receive 50% OFF single ticket prices!  Symphoria subscriptions range from $120 to $496 for Masterworks, from $75 to $310 for Pops, from $80 to $108 for the Casual and Spark Series, and $33 for adults and $24 for seniors for the Kids Series.
Save On ALL Single Tickets:  Your subscription discount extends to any additional single tickets you may want to purchase 50 OFFthroughout the season.
Bring Friends, Get a Discount:  Your subscription includes two Symphoria “Buy One, Get One” vouchers, valid for the 2017-18 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 or six concerts, across all series, and receive up to 25% OFF single ticket pricing. (Note: Seat selection varies from concert to concert.)



Tickets for all shows are on sale now!  Be sure to secure your seats for a season that you won’t want to miss.  Prices for single tickets are $20 to $82 for the Masterworks and Pops Series, $27 to $35 for the Casual and Spark Series, and $10 and $15 for the Kids Series.


Kids FREETo purchase subscriptions, FlexPacks or single tickets offline:

Call 315.299.5598, ext. 201
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Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:30am to 3:30pm and 1 hour prior to each performance at the venue

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