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Past Seasons

2017-2018 SEASON

Opening Night!
Date: October 28, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place

BERLIOZ - Roman Carnival Overture
SAINT-SAENS - Piano Concerto No. 5, "The Egyptian"
     Santiago Rodriguez, piano
R. STRAUSS - Suite from Der Rosenkavalier
RAVEL - La Valse
 
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Pre-Concert Discussion
Date: November 4, 2017 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Lobby

Those interested in learning more about the visual concertos and the music performed during Awakenings may join guest artist Nicholas Bardonnay and Maestro Peter Rubardt, for a pre-concert discussion upstairs at the Saenger Theatre, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

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Awakenings
Date: November 4, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place
 
BARBER - Overture to The School for Scandal
Pensacola: Then & Now, visual concerto
     featuring CURIALE - Awakening
    Nicholas Bardonnay, multimedia artist
National Park Suite, visual concerto
    featuring COPLAND - Suite from The Tender Land
    Nicholas Bardonnay, multimedia artist
DVORAK - Symphony No. 9, From the New World

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Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival
Date: November 5, 2017 @ 1:30 PM
Location: Seville Square Park, Pensacola, FL
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Cinco Banderas
Date: December 1, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.
Location: Artel Gallery

Join Molly Hollingsworth, violinist, and Barbara Gabriel, cellist, for a free performance at Artel Gallery. The program is inspired by the current exhibition, Cinco Banderas, the Gallery's annual celebration of local visual art.

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Holiday Pops in Seaside
Date: December 16, 2017 @ 5:30 p.m.
Location: Seaside Amphitheater, Seaside, Florida


Join the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra for all of your favorite holiday classics at this free concert at Seaside Amphitheater.

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Celebrate the New Year!
Date: December 31, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


Dee Daniels brings her swing soul and blues inspired program celebrating Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Ray Charles, and more to ring in the New Year with us!  

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Pre-Concert Discussion
Date: January 13, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre


Those interested in learning more about guest artist Tracy Silverman, the electric violin and the music performed during Beethoven & Blue Jeans may join us for a free pre-concert discussion beginning at 6:30 p.m.

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Beethoven & Blue Jeans
Date: January 13, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place
 
MARQUEZ - Danzon No. 2
SILVERMAN - Between the Kiss and the Chaos
    I. Van Gogh: The Starry Night
    II. Matisse: La Danse
    Tracy Silverman, electric violin
BUNCH - Embrace
GINASTERA - Dances from Estancia
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 5

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Mozart Madness
Date: February 3, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: First United Methodist Church, 6 East Wright Street


MOZART - Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) Overture
“Hai gia vinta la causa” from Le nozze di Figaro
“Dove sono” from Le nozze di Figaro
“Il mio tesoro intanto” from Don Giovanni
“Parto, parto” from La clemenza di tito
Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K. 385 "Haffner Symphony"  

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All You Need is Love: A Beatles Tribute
Date: February 10, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place

 

James Owen Presents Classical Mystery Tour, returning to perform the legendary music of The Beatles, live in concert with the Pensacola Symphony.   

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Pre-Concert Discussion - Papa Haydn
Date: March 3, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Lobby


Those interested in learning more about guest artist Scott Kluksdahl and the music performed during Papa Haydn may join us for a free pre-concert discussion led by UWF Choral Director Peter Steenblik at 6:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Palafox Lobby.

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Papa Haydn
Date: March 3, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place
 
The Representation of Chaos from The Creation
Incidental Music for II Distratto
Cello Concerto in C Major
    Scott Kluksdahl, cello
Te Deum for the Empress Maria Therese
Symphony No. 100, "Military"

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Center Stage: A Benefit Concert Featuring Byron Stripling
Date: March 23, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m.
Location: Vinyl Music Hall


On March 23, 2018, the Pensacola Symphony will present Center Stage: A Benefit Concert. This new event will take place at Vinyl Music Hall and feature cabaret-style entertainment by the talented Byron Stripling and Bobby Floyd. All of the funds raised at Center Stage will support PSO’s Beyond the Stage program for community engagement and education.

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Russian Spectacular: Gil Shaham Plays Tchaikovsky
Date: April 7, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place
 
TCHAIKOVSKY - Romeo and Juliet Overture - Fantasy After Shakespeare
STRAVINSKY - Symphony in Three Movements
TCHAIKOVSKY - Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op. 35
    Gil Shaham, violin

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Pre-Concert Discussion - Russian Spectacular
Date: April 7, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Lobby


Those interested in learning more about the music that will be performed during Russian Spectacular may join Music Director Peter Rubardt for a free pre-concert discussion at 6:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Palafox Lobby.

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Tiny Show: A Series of Small Things
Date: April 20, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.
Location: Artel Gallery


Join Perdido Brass for a free performance at Artel Gallery. The program is inspired by the current exhibition, Tiny Show: A Series of Small Things, and will be part of April’s Gallery Night.

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Pre-Concert Discussion - Symphonie Fantastique
Date: April 28, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Lobby


Those interested in learning more about Ancient Souls and the other music that will be performed during Symphonie Fantastique may join Guest Composer Chris Rogerson for a free pre-concert discussion at 6:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Palafox Lobby.

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Symphonie Fantastique
Date: April 28, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


NIELSEN - Helios Overture
CHRIS ROGERSON - Ancient Souls
BERLIOZ - Symphonie Fantastique

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