THE COMPLETE EXPERIENCE
A Tulsa Symphony concert is so much more than a two hour performance.
On each classics main stage performance evening, enjoy both a free pre-concert conversation with Tulsa Symphony guest conductors and a post-concert reception with Tulsa Symphony musicians.
Sarah Ioannides, Conductor
Benjamin Zander, Guest Conductor
Tulsa Symphony now offers childcare during each PAC performance.
In partnership with Seeking Sitters, TSO hosts a childcare room at the Hyatt Regency Hotel next door to the PAC – so you can catch every performance. Register or learn more!
Season ticket packages are available through the TSO Box Office with Experience Builder. With the new Experience Builder program, you select any combination of performances you want to attend. Choose two or up to all eight productions and enjoy the many benefits of being a subscriber including cost savings, reserving the same seats, free ticket exchanges and more.
February 20, 2016
From Respighi's majestic setting of Bach's "Wachet Auf" (Sleepers Wake) and Mendelssohn's transcendent "Reformation" symphony (No. 5) to Beethoven's depiction of peasants rejoicing after the storm (Symphony No. 6), this program celebrates the desire to renew the human spirit. "Spirit and Awakenings" marks the return of guest conductor Sarah Ioannides, described by the "New York Times" as a conductor with "unquestionable strength and authority."
March 12, 2016
Conductor of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, the extraordinary Benjamin Zander returns to conduct Mahler's magnificent Symphony No. 2. For the first of this two-part, momentous concert experience, Maestro Zander and the orchestra invite the audience to go "Beneath the Score" through discussion and demonstration of the themes, concepts and structure of the intricate "Resurrection" symphony. After intermission, Zander and the Tulsa Symphony, Tulsa Oratorio Chorus, and virtuoso soloists will return to the stage to present Mahler's epic score in its entirety.
March 18, 2016
For the third and final performance of the Fridays in the Loft Chamber Series, Tulsa Opera Studio Artist mezzo-soprano, Melissa Fajardo, will join TSO musicians in Richard Danielpour's Portraits, a setting of four poems by Maya Angelou. The program concludes with Dvorak's masterful Piano Quintet No. 2.
April 9, 2016
Tulsa Symphony returns to an audience-favorite format for the conclusion of its inaugural Pops Series: a film or film clips shown with a live orchestral soundtrack. "Rodgers and Hammerstein at the Movies" celebrates the genius of America's greatest musical team with big-screen moments from some of their beloved film masterpieces, including "The Sound of Music," "Carousel," "The King and I," "South Pacific", and of course, "Oklahoma!" all accompanied by the live symphony orchestra conducted by Ron Spigelman.
May 14, 2016
The final performance in this season's Classics Series presents favorite American composers and some of their most well-known works. Aaron Copland's Symphony No. 3, which features his powerful "Fanfare for the Common Man," George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" with soloist Jeffrey Biegel, and Aaron Jay Kernis' "Musica Celestis" combine to create a spectacular finale to the Symphony's 10th anniversary season.