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Alastair Willis
Thursday, September 29, 2016

On Saturday, October 8th at 8:00 p.m. at the Morris Performing Arts Center, the South Bend Symphony Orchestra opens its 2016-17 “Season of Discovery” and begins its search for its new Music Director. Throughout the Season the SBSO will present five Music Director Candidates, all in the running to take Maestro Tsung Yeh’s position.

South Bend Symphony logo
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The SBSO is looking for a new Music Director for the first time in nearly three decades. Five Music Director Candidates will appear on the podium throughout the 2016-17 Season.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

The South Bend Symphony will present a special classical music performance of the SBSO Brass Trio, at Downtown South Bend’s Art Beat, featuring Principal Trumpet Stephen Orejudos, Associate Principal Horn Jeremiah Frederick, and Principal trombone Reed Capshaw.  On August 20th at 12:00 p.m., the South Bend Symphony Brass Trio will take the stage for a 30-minute performance of some exciting brass favorites.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

On Saturday, August 20th at 7 p.m., Guest Conductor Robert Boardman will lead the South Bend Symphony in its only free outdoor performance of the season at the annual Chris Wilson Concert.  This performance is a part of the Community Foundation Performing Arts Series, a free concert series held at the Chris Wilson Pavilion at Potawatomi Park, and is a special collaboration with the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County.

Monday, June 20, 2016

On Friday, June 17th, 250 guests gathered to celebrate Maestro Tsung Yeh, one of the most influential leaders in South Bend and the fearless conductor of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra. After 28 years, Maestro Yeh is retiring as Music Director of the SBSO. Yeh and his wife, Sau Lan, were the honorees of this year’s Gift of Music fundraising gala. The evening was the culmination of a month-long celebration of the end of Maestro Yeh’s tenure at the South Bend Symphony.

Dee Roscioli Wicked Divas
Monday, February 1, 2016

Celebrate the ‘Music of the Night’ as the cast of Broadway smash Wicked joins the South Bend Symphony Orchestra for a ‘gravity defying’ performance Saturday, February 13 at 8 p.m. at the Morris Performing Arts Center.

The multitalented vocalists and former cast members of Wicked will perform fan-favorites from their Tony Award winning show and show stopping tunes from other Broadway classics including Stephen Sondheim’s Gypsy and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s wildly successful Phantom of the Opera, Broadway’s longest running production.

Hannah White Violin
Tuesday, January 5, 2016

The South Bend Symphony Orchestra will pay tribute to the legacy of groundbreaking leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a program featuring works by African-American composers and sensational young violinist, and the Junior Division Winner of the 2015 Sphinx Competition in Detroit, , Hannah White.  The concert will be the culmination of a city-wide day-long celebration and will take place on Monday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Morris Performing Arts Center.

Haochen Zhang
Monday, January 4, 2016

The South Bend Symphony Orchestra and retiring Music Director Tsung Yeh will celebrate the start of a new year with the Masterworks Series concert on Saturday, February 6 at 8 p.m. at the Morris Performing Arts Center.

The evening will open with Johannes Brahms’ popular Hungarian DanceNo. 6 and continue with his Piano Concerto No. 2, performed by world renowned pianist Haochen Zhang

Trevor O’Riordan
Monday, December 14, 2015

The South Bend Symphony Orchestra will embrace a second British musical invasion by celebrating the works of Gerald Finzi, William Walton and other noteworthy British composers Sunday, January 10 at 2:30 p.m. at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Have the time of your life at the KeyBank Pops Series opener as the South Bend Symphony Orchestra pays tribute to the music of ABBA Friday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m. at the Morris Performing Arts Center.

The South Bend Symphony Orchestra will be accompanied by Jeans 'N Classics, the producers of last year's successful “Music of Queen,” for this upbeat, disco-inspired concert. Many of ABBA's most popular works, including Dancing Queen and Mamma Mia, a song which inspired a classic Broadway musical bearing the same name, will be performed.

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