2023/2024 Season Calendar

May 2024

Finale: Mahler's Symphony No. 5

Patti Johnson Wilson Classics Series

Saturday, May 11, 2024 | 7:30 PM
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Gerard Schwarz, guest conductor

Ending our season with a BANG – Haydn’s Symphony No. 103 “Drum Roll” and Mahler’s Symphony No. 5.

Season XIX

Tulsa Symphony Orchestra’s vibrant 19th season reaches across our community to offer a wide variety of musical experiences to inspire, entertain, and connect you with the transformative power of symphonic music!

SEASON XIX

Previous Performances

Prelude: Beethoven's Symphony No. 5

Patti Johnson Wilson Classics Series

Saturday, September 9, 2023 | 6:00 PM
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Marcelo Lehninger, guest conductor
Sterling Elliott, cello

Chamber Music Series: Farrenc

Josephine G. Winter Chamber Music Series

Friday, September 22, 2023 | 7:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church

Masquerade: Shostakovich's Symphony No. 9

Patti Johnson Wilson Classics Series

Saturday, October 7, 2023 | 7:30 PM
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Daniel Hege, guest conductor
Janinah Burnett, soprano

David B. Waters Series: TSO @ TU

TSO @ TU: Mozart’s Symphony No. 40

Sunday, October 15, 2023 | 3:00 PM
Lorton Performance Center

David Lockington, guest conductor
John Rush, flute
Kristin Weber, English horn

Honor, Americana: Price's Symphony No. 1

Patti Johnson Wilson Classics Series

Saturday, November 11, 2023 | 7:30 PM
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Ward Stare, guest conductor
Julian Thomas, narrator

Help the TSO celebrate our veterans and first responders with this evening of music by American composers!

Chamber Music Series: Mendelssohn

Josephine G. Winter Chamber Music Series – SOLD OUT!

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 7:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church

Music from the Beatles, Bach, and Mendelssohn!

Symphony meets Mariachi!

MARIACHI VARGAS DE TECALITLÁN

Saturday, November 18, 2023 | 8:00 PM
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Folkloric and classical fusion of Mexico’s greatest music performed by the best mariachi of the world. Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan accompanied by the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Hector Guzman.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas in Concert

Friday, December 1, 2023 | 7:30 PM
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Ron Spigelman, guest conductor

Tulsa Chorale

BRAHMS REQUIEM

Saturday, November 18, 2023 | 7:30 PM
First Baptist Church, Tulsa

with Dr. Zachary Malavolti, Conductor, Meray Boustani, Soprano, Dr. David Howard, Baritone, and members of the Tulsa Symphony

The Nutcracker

Presented by the Tulsa Ballet

Dec 9-23, 2023
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Enrique Carreón-Robledo, conductor
Val Caniparoli and Ma Cong, choreographers
Tulsa Ballet
Tulsa Symphony Orchestra
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker. Based on The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E.T.A. Hoffman.

These performances are presented by Tulsa Ballet. Tickets are not available through the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra box office.

Ebb & Flow: Brahms' Symphony No. 3

Patti Johnson Wilson Classics Series

Saturday, January 13, 2024 | 7:30 PM
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Sarah Hicks, guest conductor

Does your New Year’s resolution include supporting the arts? We’ve got you covered! Sarah Hicks returns to conduct Ravel’s Bolero, Debussy’s La Mer, and Brahms’ Symphony No. 3.

Fantastique Experience: Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique

Patti Johnson Wilson Classics Series

Saturday, February 3, 2024 | 7:30 PM
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

JoAnn Falletta, guest conductor
Rossitza Goza, violin

Our very own concertmaster, Rossitza Goza, joins us for this exciting evening of music from Tailleferre, Lalo, and Berlioz!

Strictly Gershwin

Presented by the Tulsa Ballet

Feb 8-11, 2024
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Give our regards to Broadway! This glittering blockbuster performance promises to be the entertainment event of the year. With a huge cast of performers (including guest tap dancers!), guest vocalists, live accompaniment from Tulsa Symphony Orchestra, and the incomparable music of George and Ira Gershwin, you will be transported to the golden age of Hollywood. Derek Deanes choreography is a glamorous and complex blend of classical ballet and the unmistakable moves of 1920s Broadway that will captivate you all evening.

These performances are presented by Tulsa Ballet. Tickets are not available through the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra box office.

Flint Family Foundation Concert Series

March 1-3, 2024

Multiple Locations/Times

Come hear some of your favorite movie tunes played by our string quintet. All performances are free! Click below for more info!

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™

March 9-10, 2024
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

The Harry Potter™ film series is one of those once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomena that continues to delight millions of fans around the world. This concert will feature the Tulsa Symphony performing every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™.

WIZARDING WORLD and all related trademarks, characters, names, and indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR.

This production is brought to you by CineConcerts. Tickets are not available through the Tulsa Symphony box office.

Chamber Music Series: Beethoven

Josephine G. Winter Chamber Music Series

Friday, March 15, 2024 | 7:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church – Bernsen Community Life Center

Come enjoy a chamber music experience with our Brass Quintet and piano trio with piano, violin, and cello.

David B. Waters Series: TSO at TU

TSO at TU: Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4

Sunday, April 7, 2024 | 3:00 PM
Lorton Performance Center

Jeri Lynne Johnson, guest conductor

Spend your Sunday afternoon with TSO and hear wonderful music from Respighi, Stravinsky, and Mendelssohn.

Romeo and Juliet

Presented by the Tulsa Ballet

March 21-24, 2024
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

This emotionally stunning ballet combines intensity and passion to portray William Shakespeares tragic story of two star-crossed lovers. Commissioned by Tulsa Ballet in 2012 to star choreographer Edwaard Liang, Dance Magazine celebrated the production by saying that Liang’s “inventive choreography served the story with flair.” Join us for an evening full of romance, delightful moments of comedy, thrilling sword-fighting and one of literature’s most heart-breaking conclusions.

These performances are presented by Tulsa Ballet. Tickets are not available through the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra box office.

Flint Family Foundation Series

Flint Family Foundation Series

May 3-6, 2024 
Multiple Locations

Colors of the Woodwinds

Come hear our Woodwind Quintet play songs from your favorite movies!

David B. Waters String Quintet Spring Recital

March 27, 2024 at 7:30
University of Tulsa, Meinig Recital Hall

Gina Davis, violin
Jennifer Sherman, violin
Jeff Cowen, viola
Kari Caldwell, cello
Marc Facci, bass

Fame & Fate: Mozart's Requiem

Patti Johnson Wilson Classics Series

Saturday, April 13, 2024 | 7:30 PM
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

James Bagwell, guest conductor
Zach Malavolti, chorus director
Amy Justman, soprano
Teresa Buchholz, mezzo-soprano
Omar Najmi, tenor
Andrew Richardson, baritone
Tulsa Chorale, chorus

It’s Mozart’s Requiem. What else do we need to say?

Chamber Music Series: D'Rivera

Josephine G. Winter Chamber Music Series

Friday, April 19, 2024 | 7:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church

Percussion lovers – do not miss this concert! We’ve got Trevino’s Catching Shadows, Bach’s Two-Part Inventions for Two Marimbas and more!