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Grand Package

See it all!

Includes all 6 Classics & 4 Pops Concerts

Choose your Holiday Pops (evening or matinee)

Starts at $200

Classics I – The Pines of Rome
September 28, 2019, 7:30 PM
Alexander Hersh, cello

Amy Beach, Allegro di molto from Gaelic Symphony
Shostakovich, Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat
Pyotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien
Ottorino Respighi, The Pines of Rome

 

Pops I – Last Night of the Proms
October 26, 2019, 7:30 PM

A fun concert of orchestral favorites, popular sing-alongs, sentimentality and general nonsense, including; Ride of the Valkyries, Sweet Caroline, Sound of Music, William Tell Overture, Overture to Gypsy, Rock Around the Clock, and many more! Produced in the style of the BBC concerts of the same name.

 

Classics II – Mozart’s Requiem And His Final Year
November 9, 2019, 7:30 PM
Darlene Carl-Beck, clarinet

Wolfgang Mozart, Overture to The Magic Flute
Wolfgang Mozart, Clarinet Concerto in A Major
Wolfgang Mozart, Requiem (Levin edition)

 

Pops II – Holiday Pops
December 21, 2019, 7:30 PM
December 22, 2019, 3:00 PM

An uplifting experience for the entire family that features holiday carols and seasonal arrangements performed by the RSO and chorale.

 

Classics III – Frankenstein & Mozart
January 18, 2020, 7:30 PM
Charles Rasmann, chansonnier

Linda Robbins Coleman, For A Beautiful Land
H.K. Gruber, Frankenstein!!
Wolfgang Mozart, Symphony No. 39 in E-flat, K. 453

Classics IV – Scottish Fantasy
February 15, 2020, 7:30 PM
Stefan Milenkovich, violin

Libby Larsen, Deep Summer Music
Max Bruch, Scottish Fantasy
Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 2 in D Major

 

Pops III – Women Rock
March 07, 2020, 7:30 PM

RSO honors female singers and songwriters who have changed Pop and Rock ‘n Roll forever. Three of Broadway’s female stars perform the music of Carole King, Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Pat Benatar, and Heart with featured songs including I Feel The Earth Move, What’s Love Got To Do With It, Freeway of Love, Dancing In The Street, and more.

 

Classics V – Beethoven’s Second
March 28, 2020, 7:30 PM
Cosette Justo Valdés, guest conductor
Mūza Rubackytė, piano

Missy Mazzoli, Sinfonia (for orbiting spheres)
Camille Saint-Saëns, Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor
Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 2 in D Major

 

Classics VI – Prokofiev’s Fifth
April 25, 2020, 7:30 PM

Anna Clyne, Masquerade
Richard Strauss, Metamorphoses
Sergei Prokofiev, Symphony No. 5 in B-flat

 

Pops IV – Beauty and the Beast
May 16, 2020, Time TBD

Be our guest as the Rockford Symphony Orchestra performs the score of Disney’s animated classic, Beauty and the Beast, live in concert! Experience this full-length film, overflowing with unforgettable characters and Academy Award®-winning music (Best Original Song, Best Original Score, in 1991)!

 

Classics Package

Includes all 6 Classics Concerts

Starts at $125

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Classics I – The Pines of Rome
September 28, 2019, 7:30 PM
Alexander Hersh, cello

Amy Beach, Allegro di molto from Gaelic Symphony
Shostakovich, Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat
Pyotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien
Ottorino Respighi, The Pines of Rome

 

Classics II – Mozart’s Requiem And His Final Year
November 9, 2019, 7:30 PM
Darlene Carl-Beck, clarinet

An Exploration of Mozart’s Last Year
Wolfgang Mozart, Overture to The Magic Flute
Wolfgang Mozart, Clarinet Concerto in A Major
Wolfgang Mozart, Requiem (Levin edition)

 

Classics III – Frankenstein & Mozart
January 18, 2020, 7:30 PM
Charles Rasmann, chansonnier

Linda Robbins Coleman, For A Beautiful Land
H.K. Gruber, Frankenstein!!
Wolfgang Mozart, Symphony No. 39 in E-flat, K. 453

Classics IV – Scottish Fantasy
February 15, 2020, 7:30 PM
Stefan Milenkovich, violin

Libby Larsen, Deep Summer Music
Max Bruch, Scottish Fantasy
Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 2 in D Major

 

Classics V – Beethoven’s Second
March 28, 2020, 7:30 PM
Cosette Justo Valdés, guest conductor
Mūza Rubackytė, piano

Missy Mazzoli, Sinfonia (for orbiting spheres)
Camille Saint-Saëns, Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor
Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 2 in D Major

 

Classics VI – Prokofiev’s Fifth
April 25, 2020, 7:30 PM

Anna Clyne, Masquerade
Richard Strauss, Metamorphoses
Sergei Prokofiev, Symphony No. 5 in B-flat 

Pops Package

Includes all 4 Pops Concerts

Choose your Holiday Pops (evening or matinee)

Starts at $95

Pops I – Last Night of the Proms
October 26, 2019, 7:30 PM

A fun concert of orchestral favorites, popular sing-alongs, sentimentality and general nonsense, including; Ride of the Valkyries, Sweet Caroline, Sound of Music, William Tell Overture, Overture to Gypsy, Rock Around the Clock, and many more! Produced in the style of the BBC concerts of the same name.

 

Pops II – Holiday Pops
December 21, 2019, 7:30 PM
December 22, 2019, 3:00 PM

An uplifting experience for the entire family that features holiday carols and seasonal arrangements performed by the RSO and chorale.

Pops III – Women Rock
March 07, 2020, 7:30 PM

RSO honors female singers and songwriters who have changed Pop and Rock ‘n Roll forever. Three of Broadway’s female stars perform the music of Carole King, Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Pat Benatar, and Heart with featured songs including I Feel The Earth Move, What’s Love Got To Do With It, Freeway of Love, Dancing In The Street, and more.

 

Pops IV – Beauty and the Beast
May 16, 2020, Time TBD

Be our guest as the Rockford Symphony Orchestra performs the score of Disney’s animated classic, Beauty and the Beast, live in concert! Experience this full-length film, overflowing with unforgettable characters and Academy Award®-winning music (Best Original Song, Best Original Score, in 1991)!

Compose Your Own Package

Choose the concerts that fit with your schedule.

Compose your own season by selecting  3, 5, or 8 concerts.

 

3 Concert Package prices start at $70.

5 Concert Package prices start at $110.

8 Concert Package prices start at $165.

Add these special performances to your package!

ComEd Star Spangled Spectacular
July 3, 2019, 8 PM

The annual RSO Patriotic Pops concert at RVC Starlight Theater will feature a celebration of America’s independence with a family evening of food, music, and fireworks.

The Nutcracker
December 7, 2019, 7:30 PM
December 8, 2019, 3:00 PM
RSO with the Rockford Dance Company

The beloved ballet performed by the Rockford Dance Company with professional lead dancers to the music of Tchaikovsky performed by the Rockford Symphony Orchestra.

 

 

*Student packages are not available for purchase online. For more information, or to purchase, call the RSO Box Office at 815.965.0049.

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