Single tickets for 2014-2015 on sale August 1

Annual Beethoven & Blue Jeans concert to feature the Grammy-winning Harlem String Quartet

MOBILE, AL –On November 15 and 16, the Mobile Symphony continues its annual and ever-popular Beethoven and Blue Jeans concert tradition by welcoming 2013 Grammy Award winners, The Harlem String Quartet.   “For the first time in our history, it’s a Beethoven sandwich,” Scott Speck, MSO music director said. “We are playing two complete symphonies…

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Mobile Symphony musicians Sunderland and Holm to give chamber recital

MOBILE, AL – Mobile Symphony cellist Jose Sunderland will play a recital with pianist Robert Holm, at St. James Episcopal Church in Fairhope on Friday, Sep. 26 at 7 p.m. This is the opening performance for St. James’ 2014-2015 Concert Series. The program will include music by Mendelssohn, Brahms, Reger, and Prokofiev. Originally from Mexico…

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Mobile Symphony and the Saenger Theatre unveil new acoustical shell

MOBILE, AL – The Mobile Symphony is pleased to unveil the new $373,000 acoustical shell in the Saenger Theatre, an addition that will enhance the sound of the Mobile Symphony itself, and the many other performances that take place on the historic theater’s stage.   “The shell project is the result of a huge effort…

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Mobile Symphony kicks off its 16th season with Opening Night, featuring violinist Benjamin Beilman

MOBILE, AL – The 16th season of the Mobile Symphony opens September 13 & 14 with Benjamin Beilman, an Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, performing Tchaikovsky’s passionate violin concerto during the aptly-named concert, Opening Night “Mobile is lucky to get an early glimpse of violinist Benjamin Beilman, who is already becoming one of the stars…

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Mobile Symphony’s 2014-2015 Tickets on sale

Mobile Symphony’s 2014-2015 Tickets on sale

MOBILE, AL — Single tickets for the Mobile Symphony Orchestra’s 2014-2015 season are now on sale, with prices starting at $20. “Our 16th season, beginning with an amazing Opening Night concert in September, promises something wonderful and exciting with each concert,” Scott Speck, music director said. “For the more serious classical music enthusiasts, our menu…

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Mobile County receives national award for supporting MSO education

MOBILE, AL – The Mobile Symphony is pleased to have been a part of a recent award announcement for Mobile County. The National Association of Counties selected Mobile County as the 2014 NACo Arts and Culture Award winner, recognizing the county for its critical role in supporting the MSO’s strings programs in the public schools….

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Ben Harper to receive Greater Mobile Arts Award

Ben Harper to receive Greater Mobile Arts Award

MOBILE, AL – In a recent announcement, the Mobile Arts Council named the recipients of the Eleventh Annual Greater Mobile Arts Awards, and among the winners was the Mobile Symphony’s own Ben Harper, long-time instructor in the MSO Music Education Program. In September, Harper will begin his 12th year of teaching Preludes, the MSO’s general…

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