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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

On Thursday, November 17th and Friday, November 18th, the South Bend Symphony will perform four concerts for over 5,500 area elementary school students titled Sound Waves – an exploration of the connections between music and science.  There will be two performances on each day, at 9:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., at the Morris Performing Arts Center and all are welcome to join for any of these interactive concerts!

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

On Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. at the Morris Performing Arts Center, the South Bend Symphony Orchestra will perform the exciting first concert of the KeyBank Pops Series – the Music of John Williams. Led by guest conductor Stuart Chafetz, the South Bend Symphony will bring the adventure, romance, and magic of some of Williams’ most unforgettable movie scores to life once again.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

On Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, the South Bend Symphony, led by guest conductor Nancy Menk, will perform the first concert of the 2016-17 June H. Edwards Chamber Series.  This Season’s SBSO Chamber concerts feature a number of collaborations that greatly enhance the performances and create opportunities for local arts organizations to join forces with the SBSO.

Zofia Glaushauser
Monday, October 3, 2016

Renowned violinist and South Bend Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Zofia Glaushauser joins the orchestra for the first installment of the June H. Edwards Chamber Series Sunday, October 25 at 2:30 p.m. at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

Alastair Willis
Thursday, September 29, 2016

On Saturday, October 8th at 8:00 p.m. at the Morris Performing Arts Center, the South Bend Symphony Orchestra opens its 2016-17 “Season of Discovery” and begins its search for its new Music Director. Throughout the Season the SBSO will present five Music Director Candidates, all in the running to take Maestro Tsung Yeh’s position.

South Bend Symphony logo
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The SBSO is looking for a new Music Director for the first time in nearly three decades. Five Music Director Candidates will appear on the podium throughout the 2016-17 Season.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

The South Bend Symphony will present a special classical music performance of the SBSO Brass Trio, at Downtown South Bend’s Art Beat, featuring Principal Trumpet Stephen Orejudos, Associate Principal Horn Jeremiah Frederick, and Principal trombone Reed Capshaw.  On August 20th at 12:00 p.m., the South Bend Symphony Brass Trio will take the stage for a 30-minute performance of some exciting brass favorites.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

On Saturday, August 20th at 7 p.m., Guest Conductor Robert Boardman will lead the South Bend Symphony in its only free outdoor performance of the season at the annual Chris Wilson Concert.  This performance is a part of the Community Foundation Performing Arts Series, a free concert series held at the Chris Wilson Pavilion at Potawatomi Park, and is a special collaboration with the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County.

Monday, June 20, 2016

On Friday, June 17th, 250 guests gathered to celebrate Maestro Tsung Yeh, one of the most influential leaders in South Bend and the fearless conductor of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra. After 28 years, Maestro Yeh is retiring as Music Director of the SBSO. Yeh and his wife, Sau Lan, were the honorees of this year’s Gift of Music fundraising gala. The evening was the culmination of a month-long celebration of the end of Maestro Yeh’s tenure at the South Bend Symphony.

Dee Roscioli Wicked Divas
Monday, February 1, 2016

Celebrate the ‘Music of the Night’ as the cast of Broadway smash Wicked joins the South Bend Symphony Orchestra for a ‘gravity defying’ performance Saturday, February 13 at 8 p.m. at the Morris Performing Arts Center.

The multitalented vocalists and former cast members of Wicked will perform fan-favorites from their Tony Award winning show and show stopping tunes from other Broadway classics including Stephen Sondheim’s Gypsy and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s wildly successful Phantom of the Opera, Broadway’s longest running production.

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