String Spirit Concerts — Sept. 24 & 25
Tickets are on sale now for our new String Spirit concerts on September 24 and 25, 2021! This program offers stellar showcases of our incredible Symphony string section, numbering some 60 players. “String Spirit” features MSO’s Rhapsodie Quartet in Elgar’s Introduction and Allegro for Strings, and continues with Poulenc’s Concerto for Organ, Timpani and Strings in G minor featuring MSO’s Principal Organist Greg Zelek and Principal Timpanist John Jutsum. Tchaikovsky’s beautiful Serenade for Strings in C major will close the program.
2021–2022 Symphony Season Subscriptions & Tickets
Our 21/22 Symphony subscription season begins this October — a joyous celebration of Beethoven that will feature many of the artists and programs we had anticipated experiencing throughout this season. Single tickets are on sale now for all concerts! Renewal and new subscriptions are available NOW! “The musicians and I can’t wait to welcome you back to our concerts in beautiful Overture Hall!” – John DeMain, Music Director
2021–2022 Organ Season Subscriptions
Our 21/22 Organ season features the return of Isabelle Demers, and countertenor Reginald Mobley joins Principal Organist Greg Zelek for a program of organ transcriptions and gospel spirituals. Plus, Greg Zelek opens the season with a solo performance, and closes it in collaboration with the Diapason Brass & Timpani. Single tickets go on sale Friday, September 10, 2021. Subscribe to all four concerts now for just $63!
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Russian powerhouse Olga Kern returns to perform Rachmaninoff Oct. 15-17, and the orchestra plays Ravel and Beethoven's third symphony.
October 15 - October 17, 2021more
Principal Organist Greg Zelek opens the 21/22 Organ Season with Widor’s Sixth Organ Symphony and a transcription of Elgar’s Nimrod on Tuesday, October 19.
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MSOL Party of Note: On October 6, tour the NBC 15 studios, watch a live broadcast, and meet the news anchors and staff who make the station tick.more
Russian powerhouse Olga Kern returns to perform Rachmaninoff Oct. 15-17, and the orchestra plays Ravel and Beethoven's third symphony.more
Principal Organist Greg Zelek opens the 21/22 Organ Season with Widor’s Sixth Organ Symphony and a transcription of Elgar’s Nimrod on Tuesday, October 19.more
MSOL Party of Note: MSO Past President Elaine Mischler has created a murder mystery dinner. Learn the consequences of playing “The Wrong Note” on October 23.more
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