News Stories

RSO Offers Special Post-Concert Parties

Make it a date night or celebration with family and friends by enjoying a post-concert party after two special performances in the New Lobby of the Coronado. The party includes hors d’oeuvres, dessert, and live entertainment. Cost is $25 for…Read more ›

Tweet Seats Now Available!

Do you love music? Are you an avid Social Media user? The RSO wants YOU! Purchase a Tweet Seat for an RSO concert and share your experience. There are a limited number of Tweet Seats available at a drastically discounted price for…Read more ›

Spend Valentine’s Day with the RSO!

Enhance your concert experience by enjoying a romantic Valentine's Day dinner before the RSO Valentine's Day performance. Guests will enjoy a delicious dinner in the beautiful 3rd floor lobby of the Coronado Performing Arts Center. Menu: Caesar Salad, Grilled Norwegian Salmon with lemon butter beurre blanc…Read more ›

In Memory of Lois McDowell

The RSO is saddened by the passing of Lois McDowell on Sunday, August 31, 2014. Lois was a charter member of the Rockford (Civic) Symphony Orchestra, performing on the first concert in 1943. As a Bass player, Lois performed for…Read more ›

Music Director’s Video Season Preview

Music Director Steve Larsen presents the 2014/15 season.

New Education & Community Engagement Director Announcement

We are pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Margo Stedman as the Education and Community Engagement Director for the Rockford Symphony Orchestra. Originally from Orlando, Florida, Ms. Stedman has worked with the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park in…Read more ›

New RSYO Conductor Announcement

We are pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Linc Smelser as Rockford Symphony Youth Orchestra (RSYO) conductor. Mr. Smelser currently resides in DeKalb, IL where he is conductor/music director of the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra and is on faculty with…Read more ›

Rockford Symphony Orchestra Independence Day Concert

Join the Rockford Symphony Orchestra for its annual Independence Day Spectacular on Thursday, July 3 at 8:00 p.m. at the beautiful Bengt Sjostrom (Starlight) Theatre at Rock Valley College. This summer-time tradition will feature patriotic music and fireworks. The performance…Read more ›

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