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Concerts & Events Schedule

Schedule of concerts and events below:


The 5th Annual Downtown Music Stroll


Phoenix Symphony Young Professionals Present The 5th Annual Downtown Music Stroll. Stroll to fabulous restaurants in Downtown Phoenix and enjoy live music, good food and refreshing drinks. The funds raised benefit The Phoenix Symphony’s Education and Community Engagement programs.

Your ticket includes: selected appetizers and one half pour drink at each location in addition to fabulous live music at each venue!

Sponsorship opportunities start at $250. Click HERE for more information.
Sat 4/11/15 2:00PM General Admission


An Extraordinary Exposition

Step into this beautiful Phoenix home and you are surrounded by an extensive collection of Oceanic art. This unique collection consists of carvings, weavings, pottery and other art forms created by tribal members living on the islands of the South Pacific. These range from the large island of New Guinea to the many small islands of Micronesia and Polynesia. Contemporary pieces fill the remainder of the home located across 44th Street from the head of Camelback Mountain. This party is unique art experience not to be missed. Dian D’Avanzo, Assistant Concertmaster; Karen Sinclair, Section First Violin; Mathieu Page-Bouchard. Acting Associate Principal Viola; and Michael D’Avanzo, Section Cello, will perform on the patio followed by a fabulous dinner prepared by Executive Chef Mark Tarbell. Don’t miss the opportunity to mingle with Maestro Tito Muñoz!
Tue 4/14/15 6:00PM General Admission


A Visual Wonder
2014-15 Events
A Visual Wonder

Nestled in the hills of Paradise Valley is an exquisite home surrounded by indigenous plants and desert. Antique furnishings and artwork from countries around the world give this home an eclectic charm. A collection of western art is intermingled with pieces gathered from Cuba, France, and Spain. The mixture of color and texture will stimulate your visual senses. Associate Concertmaster Magdalena Martinic-Jercic will be accompanied by her pianist on the family’s Hamburg Steinway B piano. A variety of delicious dinner selections will follow the performance. Don’t miss the opportunity to mingle with Maestro Tito Muñoz!
Thu 4/16/15 6:00PM General Admission


Mozart's Symphony No. 40
2014-15 Avondale Toyota
Mozart's Symphony No. 40

The centerpiece of Mozart’s final symphonic trilogy, Symphony No. 40 encompasses unparalleled emotional range during four movements full of contrast and character. Tito Muñoz, continuing his triumphant debut with The Phoenix Symphony, leads a program that also features the return of Grammy Award-winning organist Paul Jacobs performing Guilmant’s Symphony No. 1 for Organ and Orchestra. The evening begins with the overture to Beethoven’s loving opera, Fidelio.

Friday morning Coffee Classics performances feature one hour of music selected from the weekend's program.
Fri 4/17/15 11:00AM Symphony Hall
Fri 4/17/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall
Sat 4/18/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall


Meet The Artist Luncheon: Tito Muñoz & Paul Jacobs

Immediately following every Coffee Classics concert, The Phoenix Symphony invites you to enjoy a delicious lunch and panel discussion with musicians, conductors and guest artists in the lobby of Symphony Hall. These intimate luncheons allow you to interact with artists on a one-on-one basis, and give you the opportunity to ask questions about their lives and work while chatting with them over lunch. This Meet The Artist Luncheon features Music Director Tito Muñoz and organist Paul Jacobs.
Fri 4/17/15 12:00PM General Admission


Music of Led Zeppelin
2014-15 Legends
Music of Led Zeppelin

Bridging the gulf between rock ’n’ roll and classical music, The Phoenix Symphony will blow you away with the return of the popular Music of Led Zeppelin as the Legends Series continues. Amplified by a full rock band, creator Brent Havens will conduct the orchestra as they capture Led Zeppelin’s sheer blast and power, riff for riff, while churning out new musical colors. The two-plus-hour concert features classic Zeppelin tunes, including “Stairway to Heaven,” “Heartbreaker,” “Black Dog,” “Immigrant Song,” and more.
Fri 4/24/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall


Legends of Nashville
2014-15 APS Pops
Legends of Nashville

The Legends of Nashville will hang their hats at Symphony Hall for a tribute to the greatest names in Country Music. With selections from famed singers and songwriters like Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Faith Hill and Tennessee Ford, this show will leave your boots knocking and your country soul content.
Sat 4/25/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall
Sun 4/26/15 2:00PM Symphony Hall


Box Office Blockbusters
2014-15 Specials
Box Office Blockbusters

Get ready for the Summer Box Office Blockbuster season as The Phoenix Symphony celebrates the music of some of the greatest films of all time. Hear the great musical scores played live from your favorite movies including Titanic, The Godfather, Star Wars, The Magnificent Seven and many more. This not to be missed concert is filled with the movie themes you know and love all performed live by The Phoenix Symphony. Don’t miss this entertaining show as The Phoenix Symphony takes you on a musical journey from tears to joy and passion to triumph in a concert of blockbuster proportions.
Sat 5/2/15 2:00PM Orpheum Theatre
Sat 5/2/15 7:30PM Orpheum Theatre


An Evening with the Phoenix Boys Choir

Join Maestro Tito Muñoz and his convincing musicianship on the podium in an evening of beautiful and diverse choral repertoire with The Phoenix Symphony Chorus and the world-renowned Phoenix Boys Choir. The evening begins with Vaughan Williams’ Magnificat, a lyrical expression of joy and thanksgiving. The evening continues with Brahms’ Schicksalslied or “Song of Destiny,” which explores the competing existence of deities and mortals. The evening concludes with both choirs singing Kodály’s rarely performed Psalmus hungaricus, a bombastic and defiant work based on scriptures’ Psalm 55 to mark the 50th anniversary of the unification of Buda and Pest in Hungary.

Additional seating for this performance is available through the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Click here.here.
Thu 5/7/15 7:30PM Scottsdale Center for the Arts


An Evening with the Phoenix Boys Choir
2014-15 Avondale Toyota
An Evening with the Phoenix Boys Choir

Join Maestro Tito Muñoz and his convincing musicianship on the podium in an evening of beautiful and diverse choral repertoire with The Phoenix Symphony Chorus and the world-renowned Phoenix Boys Choir. The evening begins with Vaughan Williams’ Magnificat, a lyrical expression of joy and thanksgiving. The evening continues with Brahms’ Schicksalslied or “Song of Destiny,” which explores the competing existence of deities and mortals. The evening concludes with both choirs singing Kodály’s rarely performed Psalmus hungaricus, a bombastic and defiant work based on scriptures’ Psalm 55 to mark the 50th anniversary of the unification of Buda and Pest in Hungary.
Fri 5/8/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall
Sat 5/9/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall


Super Diamond - A Tribute to Neil Diamond

Super Diamond salutes the legendary Neil Diamond as lead singer “Surreal Neil” closes out the inaugural Legends Series with a high-octane show of hits made famous by the Sweet Caroline master himself. With “Cracklin Rosie,” “Cherry Cherry,” and “I Am…I Said,” Neil Diamond made his unforgettable mark on contemporary music. Super Diamond has performed on the Late Show with David Letterman and to sold-out performances fans of the “Solitary Man” around the world.
Fri 5/15/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall


"All Night Long" - Music of the 1980s

Sure, the '80s had Ronald Regan and Reaganomics, John Hughes films and Molly Ringwald, but could any of that compare with the likes of Elton John, Cyndi Lauper, Phil Collins and Lionel Richie? Guest Conductor Stuart Chafetz returns to take audiences back to 1980s with favorites like “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” and “What a Feeling.” Join The Phoenix Symphony in a musical salute to the decade that brought us parachute pants, leg warmers and headbands. Patrons of all ages are encouraged to come dressed in their best 1980's attire!
Sat 5/16/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall
Sun 5/17/15 4:00PM Symphony Hall


Eye of the Tiger!
2014-15 Family
Eye of the Tiger!

Bring your kids along sporting their favorite team jersey to move and groove with one of the great decades in music history. Enjoy the orchestra’s adaptations of 80s favorites that will have you and your kids dancing in the aisles. This isn’t a mixed tape, it’s live with The Phoenix Symphony featuring hits like “Born in the U.S.A.,” “What a Feeling,” the theme from Ghostbusters and more.
Sun 5/17/15 1:00PM Symphony Hall


Mahler's Symphony No. 1
2014-15 Scottsdale
Mahler's Symphony No. 1

In the final concert of Maestro Muñoz’ debut season, The Phoenix Symphony presents Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in a musical journey of triumph over death. Praised by the Cleveland Plain Dealer as “impossible to resist, captivating with lyricism, tonal warmth, and boundless enthusiasm,” violinist Giora Schmidt makes his Phoenix Symphony debut with Bruch’s enduring first violin concerto. The program opens with Finding Rothko, an enchanting piece reflecting on four of the abstract works by Russian artist Mark Rothko by the young American composer, Adam Schoenberg.

Additional seating for this performance is available through the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Click here.here.
Thu 5/21/15 7:30PM Scottsdale Center for the Arts


Mahler's Symphony No. 1
2014-15 Avondale Toyota
Mahler's Symphony No. 1

In the final concert of Maestro Muñoz’ debut season, The Phoenix Symphony presents Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in a musical journey of triumph over death. Praised by the Cleveland Plain Dealer as “impossible to resist, captivating with lyricism, tonal warmth, and boundless enthusiasm,” violinist Giora Schmidt makes his Phoenix Symphony debut with Bruch’s enduring first violin concerto. The program opens with Finding Rothko, an enchanting piece reflecting on four of the abstract works by Russian artist Mark Rothko by the young American composer, Adam Schoenberg.

Friday morning Coffee Classics performances feature one hour of music selected from the weekend's program.
Fri 5/22/15 11:00AM Symphony Hall
Fri 5/22/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall
Sat 5/23/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall


Meet The Artist Luncheon: Tito Muñoz & Giora Schmidt

Immediately following every Coffee Classics concert, The Phoenix Symphony invites you to enjoy a delicious lunch and panel discussion with musicians, conductors and guest artists in the lobby of Symphony Hall. These intimate luncheons allow you to interact with artists on a one-on-one basis, and give you the opportunity to ask questions about their lives and work while chatting with them over lunch. This Meet The Artist Luncheon features Music Director Tito Muñoz and violinist Giora Schmidt.
Fri 5/22/15 12:00PM General Admission


Oliver! With Phoenix Theatre
2014-15 APS Pops
Oliver! With Phoenix Theatre

Oliver! based on Charles Dickens’ classic novel, Oliver Twist, chronicles the adventures of the orphaned boy Oliver as he escapes his bleak workhouse existence, journeys to London, and is taken in by a gang of apprentice pickpockets working for master thief Fagin. When Oliver is falsely accused of exposing the gang by the frightening Bill Sykes, he begins to realize he has more friends than he thought. The show’s unforgettable songs include “Food, Glorious Food,” “Consider Yourself,” “Where is Love?,” “You’ve Got to Pick a Pocket or Two,” “I’d Do Anything,” “Oom-Pah-Pah,” and “As Long As He Needs Me.” Join The Phoenix Symphony as they celebrate their fifth annual collaboration with Phoenix Theatre with a one-of-a-kind semi-staged performance of Oliver!
Fri 5/29/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall
Sat 5/30/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall
Sun 5/31/15 4:00PM Symphony Hall


Colm Wilkinson
2014-15 Specials
Colm Wilkinson



Best known for originating the role of Jean Valjean in Les Misérables, Irish Tenor, Colm Wilkinson makes his Arizona debut performing live with The Phoenix Symphony. Wilkinson brings his acclaimed and heart felt voice to Phoenix Symphony Hall singing Broadway favorites from The Phantom of the Opera, Man of La Mancha,Les Misérables and more. Wilkinson’s versions of both "The Music of the Night" from Phantom and "Bring Him Home" from Les Misérables are acclaimed throughout the world and leave audiences breathless. Don’t miss this magical two night only special performance with the incomparable Colm Wilkinson. This performance is sponsored in-part by the local Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library.
Thu 6/4/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall
Fri 6/5/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall


rePLAY - A Video Game Symphony of Heroes

rePLAY, a Video Game Symphony of Heroes brings together the powerful visuals and stunning musical scores of your favorite video games, including Final Fantasy, The Elder Scrolls, Halo and more. This unique concert experience immerses you in the detailed worlds of these gaming masterpieces, with the music scores performed by The Phoenix Symphony and The Phoenix Symphony Chorus. Dramatic game-play footage is projected on a giant screen above the orchestra. Feel the thrill of battle like never before, in an exciting adventure fit for gamers and non-gamers alike.
Sat 6/6/15 2:00PM Symphony Hall
Sat 6/6/15 7:30PM Symphony Hall


The Road to Prescott
2014-15 Events
The Road to Prescott

Time to escape the heat and follow the road that leads us to a beautiful family ranch north of Prescott, Arizona. The Las Vegas Ranch has been in the Pierce family since 1959 and covers more than 42 sections of the most beautiful lush bottom lands most Arizonans have ever seen. At this historic home, sit under the canopy of beautiful mature shade trees as The Phoenix Symphony musicians serenade us on a summer afternoon. A buffet dinner will be enjoyed by all following the musical performance by Phoenix Symphony musicians.
Sun 6/7/15 4:00PM General Admission


Gift Certificates
2014-15 Ancillary
Gift Certificates

Give the gift of music! The perfect gift for any occasion. Buy a Phoenix Symphony Gift Certificate today.

Gift certificates can be purchased in increments from $25 - $500 on the website. To purchase a gift certificate for any other amount please call Patron Services at 602.495.1999.

Tue 6/30/15 8:00PM General Admission