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Celebrate Steve’s 25 Anniversary with the RSO

Rockford Symphony Orchestra honors Steven Larsen with Roast The Rockford Symphony Orchestra will honor Music Director Steven Larsen’s 25 years with the Symphony by hosting a “Roast the Maestro” event on September 18 at Giovanni’s. The evening will feature a

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RSO Blog: A Message from Steve Larsen

Dear Friend, Through the generosity of our patrons, this past season we were thrilled to bring you Jake Runestad’s Dreams of the Fallen, Copland’s Symphony No. 3, and Holst’s The Planets. Plus, The Genius of John Willians and A Tribute

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RSO Blog: End of the Year Message from the Executive Director

Eighty years ago, a group of citizens with a desire to create a cultural institution that would enrich the lives of its community formed the Rockford Symphony Orchestra.  Those dedicated volunteers were determined to keep the music alive during times

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80th Anniversary Gala Photo Gallery

Check out our photo gallery from the 80th Anniversary Gala, you might be there! Click Here to view the gallery.

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RSO announces the 2015·16 Concert Season

Rockford Symphony Orchestra announces the 2015·16 Concert Season New for the RSO, additional performance times and venues! Rockford, IL – Music Director Steve Larsen is pleased to announce the RSO’s 2015·16 season — his 25th year conducting the Rockford Symphony

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80th Anniversary Gala

The Rockford Symphony Orchestra will host its Anniversary Gala, 80 Years – A Celestial Odyssey, on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Mark your calendars for April 25 when the RSO along with our community of supporters celebrate the rich 80 year

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Mardi Gras After-Party

Enhance your concert experience by attending the Post-Concert Mardi Gras Party after the March 7 Tribute to Louis Armstrong performance. Guests will enjoy a jazzy signature cocktail, hors d’oeuvres, dessert, and live entertainment by Eddie B Jazz in the New Lobby of the beautiful Coronado Theater. Cost

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RSO Blog: Preparing for a Tribute to Louis Armstrong

Whenever anyone asks if I came from a musical family, I reply that my parents couldn’t even play the radio well. No, that’s not a joke, even if it is funny. My memories are of the breadbox-size AM radio on

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Genius of John Williams Photo Gallery

Check out our photo gallery from the Genius of John Williams Concert, you might be there! Click Here to view the gallery

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Music Director’s Video Season Preview

Music Director Steve Larsen presents the 2014/15 season.

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