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Past Seasons

2020-2021 SEASON

PSO in the Park
Date: November 1, 2020 @ 3:00 p.m.
Location: Museum Plaza, 120 Church Street


Join us Sunday, November 1 at 3 p.m. to hear a PSO brass quartet play a selection of classics and jazz, featuring Rossini’s “Barber of Seville” Overture and the music of J.S. Bach, Jean Joseph Mouret and John Stanley.

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Mozart Madness: A Virtual Concert
Date: November 9, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m.
Location: Online


MOZART - Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major, K. 313
MOZART - Serenade No. 9 in D Major, K. 320, "Posthorn"

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PSO in the Park
Date: November 15, 2020 @ 3:00 p.m.
Location: Museum Plaza, 120 Church Street


Enjoy light classics from a trio of PSO woodwinds, featuring Stephanie Riegle, flute; Matt Fossa, oboe; and Kristina Nelson, bassoon.

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POSTPONED - PSO in the Park
Date: November 29, 2020 @ 3:00 p.m.
Location: Museum Plaza, 120 Church Street


Due to forecasted rain, the PSO in the Park performance scheduled for Sunday, November 29, has been postponed. Join us on Saturday, December 5 at 3 p.m. for the rescheduled performance, and hear pieces from Vivaldi and William Grant Still.

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PSO in the Park
Date: December 5, 2020 @ 3:00 p.m.
Location: Museum Plaza, 120 Church Street


Enjoy holiday classics featuring Stuart Kinney, horn; Dale Riegle and Jonathan Martin, trumpet; Bret Barrow, trombone; and Wess Hillman, bass trombone.

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Opening Night!
Date: February 20, 2021 @ 1:30 p.m & 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


COPLAND - Appalachian Spring (Ballet for Martha): Suite for 13 Instruments
BRAHMS - Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77
                Jennifer Frautschi, Violin

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Russian Spectacular (Add-On Concert)
Date: March 6, 2021 @ 1:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


PROKOFIEV - Classical Symphony (Symphony No. 1 in D Major)
TCHAIKOVSKY - Piano Concerto No. 1 in B♭ Minor, Op. 23
                        Jeffrey Biegel, Piano

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Beethoven & Blue Jeans
Date: March 20, 2021 @ 1:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 3, "Eroica"

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POSTPONED - PSO in the Park
Date: March 28, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m.
Location: Museum Plaza, 120 Church Street


Due to forcasted rain, the PSO in the Park performance scheduled for Sunday, March 28, has been posponed. Join us on Sunday, April 18 at 3 p.m. for the rescheduled performance, and hear light classics, including Mozart's Flute Quartet.

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PSO in the Park
Date: April 18, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m.
Location: Museum Plaza, 120 Church Street


Pack a lawn chair or a blanket, and join us Sunday, April 18 at 3 p.m. for a free outdoor performance at Museum Plaza in Downtown Pensacola! This event will feature a small ensemble of Pensacola Symphony Orchestra musicians and will be a wonderful way to experience live music in an outdoor setting.

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Haydn, Symphony No. 94, "Surprise"
Date: April 24, 2021 @ 1:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


MAHLER - Adagietto from Symphony No. 5
MAHLER - Songs of a Wayfarer
               Corey McKern, Baritone
HAYDN - Symphony No. 94, "Surprise"

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2019-2020 SEASON

Opening Night Dress Rehearsal
Date: October 5, 2019 @ 1:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola

Join us for a working dress rehearsal of the Opening Night program. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or online. Doors open at 12:30 for general admission seating.

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Opening Night!
Date: October 5, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola

DVORAK - Carnival Overture, Op. 92    
MENDELSSOHN - Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64   
                          Bella Hristova, Violin
BRITTEN - Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a
DEBUSSY - La Mer, L. 109

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Opening Night Pre-Concert Discussion
Date: October 5, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Meeting Room


Those interested in learning more about the music that will be performed at Opening Night may join Music Director Peter Rubardt for a free pre-concert discussion at 6:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Meeting Room at the Saenger Theatre.

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Opening Night Pre-Concert Reception for Subscribers
Date: October 5, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Meeting Room


Subscribers are invited to join us for a pre-concert reception with hors d'oeuvres, drinks and remarks from Maestro Peter Rubardt celebrating Opening Night!

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Ohlsson Plays Brahms
Date: November 2, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


MENDELSSOHN - Die schöne Melusine, Op. 32
SCHUMANN - Overture, Scherzo and Finale in E Major
BRAHMS - Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15    
                Garrick Ohlsson, Piano

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Ohlsson Plays Brahms Pre-Concert Discussion
Date: November 2, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Meeting Room


Those interested in learning more about the music that will be performed at Ohlsson Plays Brahms may join Dr. Hedi Salanki-Rubardt and Blake Riley for a free pre-concert discussion at 6:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Meeting Room at the Saenger Theatre.

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Ohlsson Plays Brahms Dress Rehearsal
Date: November 2, 2019 @ 1:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


Join us for a working dress rehearsal of the Ohlsson Plays Brahms program. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or online. Doors open at 12:30 for general admission seating.

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Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival
Date: November 3, 2019 @ 1:30 p.m.
Location: Seville Square Park, Pensacola


From pops tunes to patriotic favorites, this free outdoor concert is a casual affair.

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Cinco Banderas
Date: November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m.
Location: Artel Gallery


Join Molly Hollingsworth, violin; Monika Durbin, flute and harp; Sandra Durr, harp; Cynthia Tappan, harp; and Bill Warren, harp; for a free performance at Artel Gallery.
Inspired by the current exhibition, Cinco Banderas, this program features music selected to represent the five flags that have flown over Pensacola since 1559. In addition to the art that is part of the exhibition, enjoy Fire & Rain, the abstract sculpture installed downtown that stretches into the gallery.

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Celebrate the New Year!
Date: December 31, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


There’s no better way to ring in the New Year than with an evening of timeless music! Pianist Ian Parker returns for George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Debussy's Clair de lune, and saxophonist Dave Camwell shares jazz favorites from Duke Ellington and Richard Rodgers. Celebrate in style as we welcome a new decade!

Tickets: http://bit.ly/CelebratetheNewYear2019Tickets

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Beethoven & Blue Jeans Dress Rehearsal
Date: January 11, 2020 @ 1:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


Join us for a working dress rehearsal of the Beethoven & Blue Jeans program. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or online. Doors open at 12:30 for general admission seating.

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Beethoven & Blue Jeans
Date: January 11, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


BEETHOVEN -Egmont Overture
RAUTAVAARA - Cantus Arcticus, Op. 61
                       III. Swans Migrating
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - The Lark Ascending
                                  Leonid Yanovskiy, Violin
ADAMS - The Dharma at Big Sur
              Tracy Silverman, Electric Violin
GERSHWIN - Porgy and Bess

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Beethoven & Blue Jeans Pre-Concert Discussion
Date: January 11, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Meeting Room


Prior to the concert, all ticket holders are invited to a discussion with Maestro Peter Rubardt and Electric Violinist Tracy Silverman. The discussion will begin at 6:30 p.m. in a second-floor meeting room at the Saenger Theatre, where Rubardt and Silverman will discuss the program for the evening.

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Mozart Madness
Date: February 1, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: First United Methodist Church, 6 E. Wright St.


MOZART - Violin Concerto No. 3
                Leonid Yanovskiy, Violin
MOZART - Symphony No. 41, "Jupiter"

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From Hollywood: John Williams and More
Date: February 8, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


From Star Wars and Star Trek to Jurassic Park and Lincoln, this concert highlights beloved movie music from Alan Silvestri, Michael Giacchino, the legendary John Williams and more!

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Russian Spectacular Dress Rehearsal
Date: February 29, 2020 @ 1:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


Join us for a working dress rehearsal of the Russian Spectacular program. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or online. Doors open at 12:30 for general admission seating.

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Russian Spectacular Pre-Concert Discussion
Date: February 29, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Meeting Room


Prior to the concert, all ticket holders are invited to a discussion with Maestro Peter Rubardt and cellist Bion Tsang. The discussion will begin at 6:30 p.m. in a second-floor meeting room at the Saenger Theatre, where Rubardt and Tsang will discuss the program for the evening.

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Russian Spectacular (Add-On Concert)
Date: February 29, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


Tchaikovsky - The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66
                       Introduction: The Lilac Fairy
                       Waltz
                       Rose Adagio
                    Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33
                    Bion Tsang, Cello
Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade
                            Leonid Yanovskiy, Violin

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Artel Gallery Performance
Date: March 12, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m.
Location: Artel Gallery


Join Dale Riegle and Tom Savage, trumpets, and Josh Bledsoe and Wess Hillman, trombones, for a free performance at Artel Gallery.

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CANCELED: Verdi: Requiem Dress Rehearsal
Date: March 28, 2020 @ 1:30 p.m. CANCELED
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


The Pensacola Symphony Orchestra’s highest priority is the health and well-being of all our patrons, artists, volunteers, and staff. In conformance with specific public health recommendations issued by the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control, and Florida Health, our concerts and events scheduled through April 3 have been postponed.

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CANCELED: Verdi: Requiem
Date: March 28, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m. CANCELED
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


The Pensacola Symphony Orchestra’s highest priority is the health and well-being of all our patrons, artists, volunteers, and staff. In conformance with specific public health recommendations issued by the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control, and Florida Health, our concerts and events scheduled through April 3 have been postponed.

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POSTPONED: Center Stage: A Benefit Concert Featuring Ashley Brown
Date: April 3, 2020 @ 6:00 p.m. POSTPONED
Location: One Palafox Place & Vinyl Music Hall


The Pensacola Symphony Orchestra’s highest priority is the health and well-being of all our patrons, artists, volunteers, and staff. In conformance with specific public health recommendations issued by the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control, and Florida Health, and the recent stay-at-home order issued by Governor Ron DeSantis, we are postponing this event.

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CANCELED: The Music of Triumph Dress Rehearsal
Date: April 25, 2020 @ 1:30 p.m. CANCELED
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


The Pensacola Symphony Orchestra’s highest priority is the health and well-being of all our patrons, artists, volunteers, and staff. In conformance with specific public health recommendations issued by the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control, and Florida Health, and the recent stay-at-home order issued by Governor Ron DeSantis, we are canceling this event.

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CANCELED: The Music of Triumph
Date: April 25, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m. CANCELED
Location: Saenger Theatre, Pensacola


The Pensacola Symphony Orchestra’s highest priority is the health and well-being of all our patrons, artists, volunteers, and staff. In conformance with specific public health recommendations issued by the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control, and Florida Health, and the recent stay-at-home order issued by Governor Ron DeSantis, we are canceling this event.

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2018-2019 SEASON

Meet Your Seat
Date: September 11, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre


Get to know the arts scene in Pensacola, and select your seats for the upcoming season if you have not already subscribed. Want the best available seats for The Nutcracker, Beethoven and Blue Jeans, or Romeo and Juliet? Christmas on the Coast or The Wizard of Oz? Join Ballet Pensacola, Broadway in Pensacola, Pensacola Children’s Chorus, Pensacola Opera and Pensacola Symphony Orchestra for this Meet Your Seat event where you can subscribe to one or all of our seasons! Enjoy benefits that include discounted pricing and priority seating. Representatives from each organization will be ready to assist in the selection of your favorite seat and the purchase of your subscription when you drop by the Saenger any time between 4 – 6:30 p.m.  

Current subscribers have already been seated but are welcome to attend the event to meet their seat and see where they will be enjoying an exciting arts season in Pensacola.

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Opening Night Dress Rehearsal
Date: October 13, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


Join us for a working dress rehearsal of the Opening Night program. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or online. Doors open at 12:30 for general admission seating.

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Opening Night Pre-Concert Discussion
Date: October 13, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Lobby


Those interested in learning more about the music that will be performed at Opening Night! may join Music Director Peter Rubardt and Guest Artist Jennifer Koh for a free pre-concert discussion at 6:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Palafox Lobby.

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Opening Night Pre-Concert Reception for Subscribers
Date: October 13, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Meeting Room


Subscribers are invited to join us for a pre-concert reception with hors d'oeuvres, drinks and remarks from Maestro Peter Rubardt celebrating Opening Night!

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Opening Night!
Date: October 13, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


GERSHWIN - Cuban Overture                       
BARBER - Concerto for Violin, Op. 14 
                    Jennifer Koh, Violin                      
MUSSORGSKY (arr. RAVEL) - Pictures at an Exhibition

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Mozart & Brahms Pre-Concert Discussion
Date: November 3, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Lobby


Those interested in learning more about the music that will be performed at Mozart & Brahms may join PSO musician Asher Kelly and Guest Artist Alon Goldstein for a free pre-concert discussion at 6:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Palafox Lobby.

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Mozart & Brahms
Date: November 3, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


JOHANN STRAUSS - Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltzes), Op. 437   
MOZART - Concerto for Piano in C Major, No. 21, K. 467   
                     Alon Goldstein, Piano     
BRAHMS - Serenade No. 1 in D, Op. 11

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Mozart & Brahms Dress Rehearsal
Date: November 3, 2018 @ 1:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


Join us for a working dress rehearsal of the Mozart & Brahms program. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or online. Doors open at 12:30 for general admission seating.

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Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival
Date: November 4, 2018 @ 1:30 p.m.
Location: Seville Square Park, Pensacola


From pops tunes to patriotic favorites, this free outdoor concert is a casual affair. We'll be playing American Frontier, selections from West Side Story and more!

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See the Music, Hear the Dance
Date: November 8, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
Location: Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 S. Jefferson Street


The Pensacola Symphony Orchestra and Ballet Pensacola will join forces for a performance combining breathtaking dance with live instrumental music. Featuring Ballet Pensacola’s dancers joined onstage by a septet of PSO musicians, See the Music, Hear the Dance includes landmark Impressionist works from renowned French composers, including Maurice Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro. Carrying the French tradition forward is Golden Fish Under the Arched Bridge by a living American composer, Michael Senturia.

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Cinco Banderas
Date: November 30, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.
Location: Artel Gallery


Join musicians from the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra for a free performance at Artel Gallery. Inspired by the current exhibition, Cinco Banderas, this program features the music of Jerome Kern, Johann
Sebastian Bach and Jean-Joseph Mouret, among others.

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Celebrate the New Year!
Date: December 31, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


Ring in the New Year in style with the playful charm and unparalleled talent of pianist and vocalist Tony DeSare. This unforgettable evening will feature more than a century of piano’s greatest hits, including the perennial favorites of Elton John, Ray Charles, John Lennon and more.

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Beethoven & Blue Jeans
Date: January 19, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93               
BACH (arr. ELGAR) - Fantasia and Fugue in C Minor                       
TSONTAKIS - Two Sonnets After Shakespeare   
                         Robert Sheena, English Horn   
                    I. “When to the sessions of sweet silent thought”
                    IV. “So you are to my thoughts as food to life”
DAUGHERTY - Spaghetti Western       
                    I. Strade Vuote (Empty Streets)
TCHAIKOVSKY - The Year 1812 (“1812 Overture”), Op. 49

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Beethoven and Blue Jeans Dress Rehearsal
Date: January 19, 2019 @ 1:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


Join us for a working dress rehearsal of the Beethoven & Blue Jeans program. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or online. Doors open at 12:30 for general admission seating.

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Beethoven & Blue Jeans Pre-Concert Discussion
Date: January 19, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Lobby


Those interested in learning more about the music that will be performed at Beethoven & Blue Jeans may join Music Director Peter Rubardt and Guest Artist Robert Sheena for a free pre-concert discussion at 6:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Palafox Lobby.

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The Envelope, Please
Date: February 2, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


From Broadway to Hollywood, this concert features award-winning music that has captured our imagination. Tony-nominee and film star Susan Egan joins the PSO for this high-energy evening featuring favorites from Hamilton, My Fair Lady, The Way We Were and Beauty and the Beast, where Egan had her most high-profile Broadway role as the original “Belle.”

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Micro/Macro
Date: February 21, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m.
Location: Artel Gallery

Join musicians from the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra for a free performance at Artel Gallery. Inspired by the current exhibition, Micro/Macro, this program features the music of Clyde Thompson, Eduardo Grau and Alyssa Morris, among others.

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Mahler: Symphony No. 6 Pre-Concert Discussion
Date: March 9, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Lobby


Those interested in learning more about Mahler: Symphony No. 6 may join musicologist Michael Strasser for a free pre-concert discussion at 6:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Palafox Lobby.

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Mahler: Symphony No. 6 Dress Rehearsal
Date: March 9, 2019 @ 1:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


Join us for a working dress rehearsal of Mahler: Symphony No. 6. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or online. Doors open at 12:30 for general admission seating.

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Mahler: Symphony No. 6
Date: March 9, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


MAHLER - Symphony No. 6 in A Minor, "Tragic"

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Center Stage: A Benefit Concert Featuring Dee Daniels
Date: March 29, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Vinyl Music Hall, 2 South Palafox Street


On March 29, 2019, the Pensacola Symphony will present Center Stage: A Benefit Concert. This event will take place at Vinyl Music Hall and feature a swing, soul and blues-inspired performance by vocalist Dee Daniels. 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 Pre-Concert Discussion
Date: April 6, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Lobby


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

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Russian Spectacular Dress Rehearsal
Date: April 6, 2019 @ 1:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


Join us for a working dress rehearsal of the Russian Spectacular program. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or online. Doors open at 12:30 for general admission seating.

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Russian Spectacular (Optional Add-on)
Date: April 6, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


RACHMANINOFF - Vocalise                       
GLAZUNOV - Concerto for Violin in A Minor, Op. 82     
                       Elissa Lee Koljonen, Violin  
TCHAIKOVSKY - Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74, “Pathétique”

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Concerto for Orchestra Pre-Concert Discussion
Date: April 27, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, Upstairs Lobby


Those interested in learning more about the music that will be performed at Concerto for Orchestra may join Composer Gabriela Lena Frank a for a free pre-concert discussion at 6:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Palafox Lobby. The orchestra will be performing Frank's own Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra as part of the evening's program.


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Concerto for Orchestra
Date: April 27, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place

           
FRANK - Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra  
                 Gabriela Lena Frank, Composer             
GRIEG - Concerto for Piano in A Minor, Op. 16      
                 Alessio Bax, Piano      
BARTOK - Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116, BB123

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Concerto for Orchestra Dress Rehearsal
Date: April 27, 2019 @ 1:30 p.m.
Location: Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


Join us for a working dress rehearsal of the Concerto for Orchestra program. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or online. Doors open at 12:30 for general admission seating.

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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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