Concerts

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9/18-9/20 – FreshGrass Bluegrass Festival 2015

September 18, 2015 - September 20, 2015 - 12:00 am at Mass MoCA
1040 Mass MoCA Way
North Adams

9/26 – The Hot Sardines

September 26, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm at UMass Fine Arts Center
151 Presidents Dr OFC 1
Amherst

The Hot Sardines – a band that plays the hot traditional jazz and sultry standards with a Parisian accent and a dash of the rich Dixieland soungs of New Orleans.

Opening Night Gala

October 3, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Springfield Symphony Hall
34 Court Street
Springfield

Maestro Kevin Rhodes & the Springfield Symphony Orchestra proudly present… the Opening Night Gala on Saturday, October 3rd. Featuring Dvořák’s Carnival Overture, Sibelius’s Violin Concerto in D minor, Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra and guest violinist Philippe Quint. Concert is 7:30pm at Springfield Symphony Hall, 34 Court Street, Springfield MA 01103. Tickets and concert information at (413) 733-2291 and SpringfieldSymphony.org

Lucinda Williams

October 10, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
14 Castle Street
Great Barrington

Three-time Grammy winner and legendary singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams performs at the Mahaiwe for the first time this Fall sharing a blend of rock, country, blues and Americana.

Audra McDonald

October 11, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
14 Castle Street
Great Barrington

Audra McDonald is unparalleled in the breadth and versatility of her artistry, as both a singer and an actress.

Price Range: $35-85

Faithfully: The Music of Journey

October 17, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Springfield Symphony Hall
34 Court Street
Springfield

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra proudly presents our Opening Pops Concert – Faithfully: The Music of Journey featuring The Cooking Group Band and vocalists on Saturday, October 17th, 2015, 7:30pm. With 25 gold and platinum albums and performances around the world for the past four decades, Journey is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time. SSO audiences will thrill to hits like Don’t Stop Believing, Faithfully, Open Arms, Wheel in the Sky, and many more. Saturday, October 17th, at Springfield Symphony Hall, 34 Court Street, Springfield MA 01103. Tickets and concert information at (413) 733-2291 and SpringfieldSymphony.org

Haydn Trumpet Concerto

November 7, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Springfield Symphony Hall
34 Court Street
Springfield

Maestro Kevin Rhodes & the Springfield Symphony Orchestra proudly present… Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto on Saturday, November 7th. SSO Principal Trumpet Thomas Bergeron is featured soloist on this evening of expressive selections that span the centuries. Handel’s celebratory Royal Fireworks Music seamlessly transitions to melodic, elegiac works for trumpet and orchestra by Haydn & Copland, and concludes with the genius of Mozart’s Symphony No. 39. Concert is 7:30pm at Springfield Symphony Hall, 34 Court Street, Springfield MA 01103. Tickets and concert information at (413) 733-2291 and SpringfieldSymphony.org

Home for the Follidays

December 5, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Springfield Symphony Hall
34 Court Street
Springfield

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra proudly presents… Home for the Follidays with guest conductor Bruce Hangen, the Springfield Symphony Chorus, the Children’s Chorus of Springfield, Cantor Martin Levson, and “Tap-Dancing Santas.” Join us for this festive, perennial concert that truly rings in the holiday season! Concert is 7:30pm Saturday, December 5th at Springfield Symphony Hall, 34 Court Street, Springfield MA 01103. Tickets and concert information at (413) 733-2291 and SpringfieldSymphony.org

Centennial Sinatra: Celebrating the Music of ‘Ole Blue Eyes’

February 13, 2016 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Springfield Symphony Orchestra
34 Court Street
Springfield

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra proudly presents… Centennial Sinatra on Saturday, February 13th. Starring guest vocalist Steve Lippia, Centennial Sinatra is a celebration of the life and music of “Ole Blue Eyes” himself… Frank Sinatra, the twentieth century’s most remarkable singer, and star of radio, television, movies and countless live performances throughout the world. Steve will take the audience on a musical journey from Sinatra’s earliest crooning days with Harry James and Tommy Dorset, to his historic collaborations with the great arrangers like Billy May, Nelson Riddle and Don Costa, to his work with The Count Basie Orchestra and his epic concert at Madison Square Garden. Don’t miss this special tribute to an iconic American performer! Concert is 7:30pm at Springfield Symphony Hall, 34 Court Street, Springfield MA 01103. Tickets and concert information at (413) 733-2291 and SpringfieldSymphony.org

Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess, Copland, Schwantner & Ellington

February 27, 2016 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Springfield Symphony Hall
34 Court Street
Springfield

Maestro Kevin Rhodes and the SSO commemorate Black History Month with this very special concert, highlighted by Gershwin’s immortal Porgy and Bess Concert Suite (featuring the Springfield Symphony Chorus and a superb cast of vocal soloists), and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Joseph Schwantner’s New Morning for the World, a moving work featuring renowned actor, Avery Brooks, speaking the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Concert is Saturday, February 27th at 7:30pm , Springfield Symphony Hall, 34 Court Street, Springfield MA 01103. Tickets and concert information at (413)733-2291 and SpringfieldSymphony.org

Stravinsky: The Firebird

March 12, 2016 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Springfield Symphony Hall
34 Court Street
Springfield

Maestro Kevin Rhodes & the Springfield Symphony Orchestra proudly present… Stravinsky: The Firebird on Saturday, March 12th. All things magical and mystical form the theme of this concert, which includes Stravinsky’s dazzling ballet The Firebird, Aaron Copland’s beloved Appalachian Spring and the world premiere of The Spiritualist by Kenneth Fuchs, performed by longtime SSO audience favorite, pianist Jeffery Biegel. Concert is 7:30pm at Springfield Symphony Hall, 34 Court Street, Springfield MA 01103. Tickets and concert information at (413) 733-2291 and SpringfieldSymphony.org

Beethoven & Brahms

April 9, 2016 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Springfield Symphony Hall
34 Court Street
Springfield

Maestro Kevin Rhodes & the Springfield Symphony Orchestra proudly present a night of Beethoven & Brahms. On Saturday, April 9th, the SSO turns to two grandfathers of symphonic composition. The Springfield premiere of Beethoven’s light and bouncy Symphony No. 8 offers the perfect companion to Brahms’ immense and impassions Piano Concerto No. 2, which features the SSO debut of guest pianist John Novacek. Concert is 7:30pm at Springfield Symphony Hall, 34 Court Street, Springfield MA 01103. Tickets and concert information at (413) 733-2291 and SpringfieldSymphony.org

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