UPCOMING EVENTS

Single tickets for the 2018/19 season go on sale to the general public at 10 AM

Tickets: $17 - $96

To open our season Georgian pianist Natalia Kazaryan performs Rachmaninoff’s most popular piano concerto. Stuart also conducts colorful music by two of Latin America’s most prominent composers and the colorful, gypsy-flavored suite from Háry János

Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 3 PM, The Forum
Tickets: $19 - $89

Oct 27-28, 2018

Tango Caliente

We transform the Forum stage into a sizzling hot dance floor as the Pops season opens with a program of fiery tangos performed by award-winning dancers from Argentina, singer Camille Zamora and internationally-acclaimed bandoneón artist, Hector Del Curto

Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 3 PM, The Forum
Tickets: $20 - $95

On the first half, one of Rossini’s most delightful overtures is followed by Ravel’s exquisite orchestral suite and the World Premiere of a new piano concerto by Christopher Theofanidis. After intermission, Beethoven 5!

Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 3 PM, The Forum
Tickets: $19 - $89

This Masterworks includes two very different takes on the waltz, one by Viennese composer, Johann Strauss, the other by the Frenchman, Maurice Ravel. After intermission, listen to the monumental 11th Symphony of Shostakovich, subtitled "The Year 1905."

Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 3 PM, The Forum
Tickets: $19 - $89

Richard Strauss’s last tone poem finds the composer at his most descriptive as he takes us on an ascent, and then a descent, of an imposing mountain peak. The two most popular scores by Alan Hovhaness and Aaron Copland complete the alpine-themed program.

Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 3 PM, The Forum
Tickets: $19 - $89

In March, HSO Principal Oboe Andreas Oeste performs Strauss’s late masterpiece, the beautiful Oboe Concerto from 1945. To open the program, Stuart shows off the HSO’s virtuoso strings and then closes with one of Mozart’s greatest symphonies.

Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 3 PM, The Forum
Tickets: $19 - $89

French composer Francis Poulenc’s choral masterpiece, Gloria, is performed along with music by Korngold (best known for his brilliant film scores from Hollywood’s “Golden Age”), Villa-Lobos and Prokofiev.

Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 3 PM, The Forum
Tickets: $19 - $89

Our season concludes with the ever-popular New World Symphony by Dvorák. On the first half, English composer Arnold Bax’s atmospheric musical portrait of the Tintagel castle on England’s Cornwall coast, plus a new violin concerto by Jonathan Leshnoff.

Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 3 PM, The Forum
Tickets: $19 - $89

Harrisburg Symphony Masterworks

Each season the Harrisburg Symphony presents seven pairs of concerts on its Masterworks series. Stuart Malina and the orchestra, along with celebrated guest artists, explore the vast treasure of enduring orchestral classics representing many periods, styles and cultures from the Baroque to the present day. Informative pre-concert lectures begin one hour prior to each concert.

The dazzling world of orchestral Pops comes to the Forum for four weekends each season. The HSO’s Tony Award-winning Maestro, Stuart Malina, features the many faces and facets of popular music old and new, from Hollywood film scores to Broadway show tunes, from classic rock to the Great American Songbook. Sponsored by Capital BlueCross.

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The Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra relies on community support to accomplish its musical and educational mission. Donations from YOU are essential and, until June 30th, all new donations are being matched dollar-for-dollar by the generous support of the McCormick Family Foundation.

YOUTH SYMPHONY

The Harrisburg Symphony Youth Orchestras enrich the lives of young people within a musical community.  We provide the finest possible training, practice and performance opportunities, enabling our students to learn, share and enjoy the power of music.

 

LEARNING

The Harrisburg Symphony produces and presents numerous educational and youth-oriented activities that reach thousands of people each season. The planning and execution of these activities are the responsibility of Education Director, Mark Hunsberger, and the Harrisburg Symphony Education Committee