Storm and Drive

The symphonic form as we know it today has its roots firmly planted in the mid-18th century. From the sons of J.S. Bach and their contemporaries to the teenaged Mozart, we’ll explore the unstoppable force that was the early symphony.   Single tickets will not be available for purchase during the 2020.21 season. Subscriptions for … Continued

An English Romp

The picturesque “land of hope and glory” inspired its composers to create music that reflected their country’s beauty. The lush – but often vivacious – sounds of Elgar, Holst, and Vaughan Williams are joined by American composer Eric Ewazen’s Colchester Fantasy, a brass quintet whose four movements are named after four pubs in that English … Continued

Piazzolla Centennial Celebration

Move over, Vivaldi: Argentinean composer Astor Piazzolla, whose 100th birthday we celebrate in 2021, brings his signature “nuevo tango” style to his Four Seasons of Buenos Aires. Just try to resist Piazzolla’s electric rhythms – we bet you’ll be dancing in the aisles!   Single tickets will not be available for purchase during the 2020.21 … Continued

Musical Fireworks!

An explosive concert experience awaits, with works that spotlight the MSO’s loudest and proudest!   Single tickets will not be available for purchase during the 2020.21 season. Subscriptions for our reimagined all-virtual streaming season are available for purchase here.

Sounds of the Cinema

A great movie soundtrack can evoke drama, intrigue, and romance. Explore the world of cinema music, and prepare to have your hair raised, your heart melted, and your spirits lifted by the musical power of the MSO.   Single tickets will not be available for purchase during the 2020.21 season. Subscriptions for our reimagined all-virtual … Continued

Celebrating Takemitsu

On the 25th anniversary of his death, we pay homage to Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996). Three of his compositions from the 1980s surround music by Gounod and Ravel, an appropriate contrast: Takemitsu’s earliest works were influenced by French composers.   Single tickets will not be available for purchase during the 2020.21 season. Subscriptions for … Continued