Events

« All Events
  • 2018-2019 Season Sneak Preview

  • ASO 2018-2019 season!


MASTERWORKS SERIES

September 14/15, 2018
Lise de la Salle, piano

ALEXANDER GLAZUNOV Carnaval Overture, Op. 45
SERGEI RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 1
PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Manfred, Op. 58

October 19/20 2018
“Happy Birthday Lenny”

LEONARD BERNSTEIN Suite from Candide
LEONARD BERNSTEIN Divertimento for Orchestra
LEONARD BERNSTEIN Selections from On the Town
LEONARD BERNSTEIN Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

November 30 & December 1, 2018
“Tale of Two Titans”
Orli Shaham, piano

PAUL NOVAK On Buoyancy
ROBERT SCHUMANN Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120
JOHANNES BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 83

January 11/12, 2019
“Variation Voyage”
Leon Fleisher, piano

CHARLES IVES Variations on “America”
ANTONíN DVOřáK Symphonic Variations on the Theme “I Am a Fiddler” for Orchestra, Op. 78
CESAR FRANCK Symphonic Variations, FWV 46
BENJAMIN BRITTEN Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell, Op. 34

February 22/23 2019
“Brahms Requiem”
Conspirare Symphonic Choir

JOHANNES BRAHMS Variations on the St. Antoni Chorale, Op. 56a
JOHANNES BRAHMS Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45

March 22/23, 2019
“Creative Expressions”
Time for Three, trio
Michelle Schumann, piano

FANNY MENDELSSOHN Overture in C Major
MARIE-JULIETTE OLGA BOULANGER D’un matin de printemps
Clara Wieck Schumann D’un matin de printemps
VITEZSLAVA KAPRALOVA Suita rustica, Op. 19
JENNIFER HIGDON Concerto 4-3

April 12/13, 2019
“Champions of Austria”
William Hagen, violin

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major
JOSEF ANTON BRUCKNER Symphony No. 9 in D Minor

May 17/18, 2019
“A Shakespearean Evening”
Chorus Austin

LOUIS-HECTOR BERLIOZ Excerpts from Romeo et Juliette, Op. 17
WILLIAM WALTON Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario

SARAH AND ERNEST BUTLER POPS SERIES

Friday, October 27, 2018
Oz with Orchestra

One of the most beloved films of all time, The Wizard of Oz, can now be seen and heard in a magical new production. See this classic film projected on screen while your Austin Symphony Orchestra performs along with the film!

December 29/30, 2018
ELLA & LOUIS

Byron Stripling and Carmen Bradford’s chemistry lights up the stage as they take you on a journey through the most famous duets and solos recorded by two of jazz’s greatest legends. Byron and Carmen are a musical reincarnation of Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald.

Bring your favorite food dish and enjoy this concert in a cabaret style setting.

Saturday, February 9, 2019
Singing in the Rain – Film with Orchestra

Topping the American Film Institute’s list of 25 Greatest Movie Musicals of all time, this film masterpiece comes to life with your Austin Symphony Orchestra accompanying the award-winning on-screen performances by Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds.

May 31 & June 1, 2019
The Broadway Soprano
Lisa Vroman, vocalist

In The Broadway Soprano, Lisa honors the female heroines of Broadway with the greatest hits from Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe, Gershwin, Lloyd Webber, Sondheim and many more!

Bring your favorite food dish and enjoy this concert in a cabaret style setting.

FAMILY CONCERTS

Halloween Children’s Concert – October 28, 2018
Christmas in the Community – TBD
Texas Young Composers Concert – June 14, 2019

SPECIAL EVENTS

Handel’s Messiah – December 4, 2018 (Hyde Park Baptist Church)
Handel’s Messiah – December 5, 2018 (Emmaus Catholic Church)

Check out our online brochure:


all artists, programs, and dates are subject to change