a journey through time and space

2023/2024

Our eighty-eighth concert season

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Our Next Concert

With a hybrid multimedia concert, two international guest artists, three local celebrity vocalists, and a fully orchestrated live film screening, our 88th season is our biggest yet:

The Concerts:

  • Holsts The Planets: Live in Motion
  • Holiday Superstars
  • Tchaikovsky’s Masterpieces, an Evening With Alessio Bax
  • Spirit And Virtuosity
  • Star Trek: Into The Future LIVE

Our Next Concert

TCHAIKOVSKY’S MASTERPIECES: AN EVENING WITH ALESSIO BAX

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2024
8 PM
TEMPLE THEATRE

World famous pianist Alessio Bax, winner of the Hamamatsu International Piano Competition, the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition, the Martin E. Segal Award, The Andrew Wolf Chamber Music Award, and as featured in NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts,  joins your Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Fouad Fakhouri, to play Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in a tribute to the masterpieces of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, featuring Tchaikovsky’s ‘Cossack Dance’ and Symphony No. 4 in F minor.

In More Detail

Holst’s The PLanets: Live in motion

Saturday, October 7, 2023
8 PM
Temple Theatre

Journey through the cosmos from the historic Temple Theatre as Maestro Fouad Fakhouri conducts your  Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra in a space-themed concert featuring John Williams’ Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Nielsen’s Helios Overture, Rouse’s Phaethon, and Holst’s beloved The Planets, featuring a synchronized projection above the orchestra including footage from NASA.

Holsts The Planets – Live in Motion is made possible by Leo & Emilie Kahan, Dow Credit Union, Family First Credit Union, Al & Deborah Huntley, 96.1 WHNN and WNEMTV5news.

Holiday Superstars

Tuesday, december 12, 2023
8 PM
Temple Theatre

Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra continues our 20-year tradition of Holiday Pops by bringing together three of our most prolific local guest vocalists in one unforgettable holiday celebration. Join us in The Temple Theatre as Maestro Fouad Fakhouri conducts your Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra along with guest vocalists Todd Michael Hall, Amy Petty, and Sharrie Williams in a celebration of Saginaw’s own Holiday Superstars.

tchaikovsky’s masterpieces: an evening with alessio bax

Saturday, February 3, 2024
8 PM
Temple Theatre

World famous pianist Alessio Bax, winner of the Hamamatsu International Piano Competition, the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition, the Martin E. Segal Award, The Andrew Wolf Chamber Music Award, and as featured in NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts,  joins your Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Fouad Fakhouri, to play Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in a tribute to the masterpieces of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, featuring Tchaikovsky’s ‘Cossack Dance’ and Symphony No. 4 in F minor.

spirit and virtuosity

Saturday, March 30, 2024
8 PM
Temple Theatre

Join your Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Fouad Fakhouri, in a celebration and display of spirit and virtuosity featuring Wagner’s Tannhäuser Overture and Bartok’s notoriously difficult Concerto for Orchestra.

star trek (2009): The future begins

Saturday, April 27, 2024
8 PM
Temple Theatre

Go where no one has gone before. Experience J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek film in The Temple Theatre with your Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra playing the film score by Michael Giacchino live to the film, conducted by Maestro Fouad Fakhouri.