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Symphony Hall : Fri 10/13/17 7:30PM - Sat 6/2/18 7:30PM

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Leonard Bernstein's contribution to the world of music is immeasurable. Celebrate this icon's 100th birthday by subscribing to this currated pacakge showcasing his most popular works.


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Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins: A Broadway Celebration Friday, October 13, 2017 7:30PM - Sunday, October 15, 2017 2:00PM   ·   More Info »
Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins:  A Broadway Celebration


Stuart Chafetz, conductor

Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins are two of Broadway’s legendary talents. Join guest conductor Stuart Chafetz and The Phoenix Symphony for a thrilling night of music and dance, celebrating Bernstein’s and Robbins’ hits and historic collaborations. Acclaimed Broadway artists will perform tunes from West Side Story, The King and I, Gypsy, Fiddler on the Roof and so much more! If you like musicals, you’ll love A Broadway Celebration with The Phoenix Symphony.



Brahms First Symphony Friday, January 12, 2018 11:00AM - Saturday, January 13, 2018 7:30PM   ·   More Info »
Brahms First Symphony


Tito Muñoz, conductor
Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo soprano

Mahler: Adagio from Symphony No. 10
Bernstein: Symphony No. 1, “Jeremiah”
Brahms: Symphony No. 1

Leonard Bernstein once exclaimed, “The work I have been writing all my life is about the struggle that is born of the crisis of our century: a crisis of faith.” With the “Jeremiah” Symphony, Bernstein began a musical exploration of his religious faith that would inspire many of his serious compositions. Johannes Brahms experienced his own crisis while composing his monumental First Symphony – that of escaping the shadow of Beethoven. Experience how these struggles gave way to two modern classics with Tito Muñoz and The Phoenix Symphony.



West Side Story in Concert Friday, March 2, 2018 7:30PM - Sunday, March 4, 2018 2:00PM   ·   More Info »
West Side Story in Concert


Tito Muñoz, conductor

“I feel pretty, Oh, so pretty!” In 1957, Leonard Bernstein partnered with choreographer Jerome Robbins, writer Arthur Laurents, and lyricist Stephen Sondheim to create one of the most cherished musicals in American theater. Be there as Tito Muñoz and The Phoenix Symphony celebrate the 60th Anniversary of West Side Story with a full performance of Bernstein’s legendary smash hit. In a new production, acclaimed Broadway vocalists will offer a fresh take on this poignant and provocative classic, renowned for its miraculous fusion of song and dance.



Rachmaninoff Second Symphony Friday, June 1, 2018 7:30PM - Saturday, June 2, 2018 7:30PM   ·   More Info »
Rachmaninoff Second Symphony


Tito Muñoz, conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin

Bernstein: Overture to Candide
Adam Schoenberg: Violin Concerto
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2

Celebrate the end of The Phoenix Symphony’s 70th Anniversary Season with Rachmaninoff’s intensely passionate Second Symphony, showcasing the composer’s soaring melodies and opulent orchestral colors in abundance. Capping a season-long focus on the music of Leonard Bernstein, Tito Muñoz features the exuberant Candide Overture. Anne Akiko Meyers makes a welcome return to The Phoenix Symphony to perform Adam Schoenberg’s new violin concerto.