Concert Schedule

2018 - 2019 Season

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2018 – 19 | Magical Musical Moments

Quiet Heroes

October 20, 2018 - 8:00 PM

A Salute to Our Veterans

Quiet Heroes – Salute to Our Veterans

October 20, 2018 – 8:00 PM

Join us as we honor our nation’s military veterans. Legendary movie actor Wilford Brimley narrates Chris Brubeck’s exceptional score Quiet Heroes: A Symphonic Salute to the Flagraisers at Iwo Jima. The concert also includes Morton Gould’s American Salute, Robert Jager’s Esprit de Corps, Liberty Fanfare, John Williams’s March from 1941 and Armed Forces Salute.

Featuring Wilford Brimley, special guest.
Magic of the Holidays

December 11, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Exciting sounds of the holiday season!

Magic of the Holidays

December 11, 2018 – 8:00 PM

The SBSO ushers in the exciting sounds of the season with its annual holiday pops concert. This performance includes some of your favorite holiday music. Titles like Around the World at Christmas Time, Christmas at the Movies, Sleigh Ride and the traditional Christmas Sing-a-long. New this year, this performance will feature local artists Amy and Billy Petty performing traditional holiday songs and a few memorable selections from Broadway musicals.

Featuring Amy and Billy Petty, vocalists.
Dances of Love

February 9, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Celebrate Valentine's Day with us!

Dances of Love

February 9, 2019 – 8:00 PM

What better way to celebrate Valentine’s than joining the SBSO for exciting symphonic music. Dealing with love through the theme of dance. The concert opens with the well-recognized, suite to Bizet’s opera Carmen followed by Leonard Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, a modern day adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The concert concludes with Rachmaninoff’s brilliant Symphonic Dances.

Music & Voices: Saginaw Rising

March 30, 2019 - 8:00 PM

SBSO teams up with Saginaw Choral Society & SVSU Concert Choir!

Music & Voices: Saginaw Rising

March 30, 2019 – 8:00 PM

Nothing is more powerful than the combination of voices with a large orchestra. Join us for this unique performance as we team up with the Saginaw Choral Society and the Concert Choir from Saginaw Valley State University to perform Serenade to Music by Vaughan Williams and Bruckner’s inspiring – hymn of praise to God – Te Deum. This concert will also include Beethoven’s vibrant fourth symphony.

Featuring Saginaw Choral Society and SVSU Concert Choir, special guests.
Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique

June 1, 2019 - 8:00 PM

The final concert of the season!

Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique

June 1, 2019 – 8:00 PM

Concluding the season is a performance that includes selections from some of the most exciting romantic symphonic repertoire. Opening the concert is Wagner’s Prelude to his famous opera the Meistersingers of Nurnberg, followed by a composer who is known as the “Father of the Symphony”, Haydn’s Symphony No. 83 (The Hen) and concluding with one of Tchaikovsky’s most powerful and emotionally charged symphonies: The Pathetique.


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