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Youth Orchestra season finale welcomes violinist Chee-Yun

Youth Orchestra season finale welcomes violinist Chee-Yun

The Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra (MSYO) will be joined by violinist Chee-Yun for the season finale concert.  “Compelling, Charming, Charismatic – Chee-Yun”, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Saenger Theatre. “This has been an extraordinary year with the Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra,” Dr. Robert Seebacher, MSYO music director said. “The season finale will showcase…

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Russian Romance to end the 2014-2015 season

Russian Romance to end the 2014-2015 season

The Mobile Symphony is preparing for the triumphant return of renowned pianist and Van Cliburn gold medalist Olga Kern for the MSO’s season finale, May 9 and 10 at the Saenger Theatre. This final Classic concert of the 14-15 season—Russian Romance—features Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto, Glinka’s Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila, and Prokofiev’s first symphony,…

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“Start Me Up” and more Stones’ classics, April 25

From Start Me Up to I Can’t Get No Satisfaction, the music of the legendary Rolling Stones will fill the Saenger Theatre April 25, performed by the Mobile Symphony and amplified by a full rock band. “The production will be very much in sync with what the Rolling Stones do in their own concerts,” Scott…

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The Music of John Williams

The Mobile Symphony will bring the magic of movies to life April 11 & 12 with The Music of John Williams, featuring works by the most recognizable American composer of symphony music and film scores. The legendary composer behind every Star Wars movie, John Williams is considered one of the greatest film composers of all…

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Mobile County Commission awards grants for MSO Kids!

Mobile County Commissioners Merceria Ludgood and Connie Hudson each awarded grants for MSO Kids, the Mobile Symphony’s music education program for children. Commissioner Ludgood, District 1, provided $34,000 for music programs in the following schools: Council Traditional Elementary, Holloway Elementary, Calcedeaver Elementary, Mt. Vernon/Belsaw, and Old Shell Magnet School. The music education programs include Preludes,…

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From Tragedy to Triumph and the USA Concert Choir!

The Mobile Symphony once again welcomes the University of South Alabama Concert Choir to the stage in From Tragedy to Triumph, March 21 and 22 at the Saenger Theatre. In this fifth Classics Concert of the Mobile Symphony season, the MSO will continue to explore the tone poems of Richard Strauss, as well as works…

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Enjoy Take Note! before each Classic concert

For the full symphony experience, make plans to join us before each of the Classics concerts for Take Note!, an informative lecture on the history behind the music and composers. Given by Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra Music Director Robert J. Seebacher, Take Note! is held in Room 1927 adjacent to the Saenger Theatre entrance. Take…

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MSO goes “Back to Bach” with February concert

The Mobile Symphony will celebrate the music of the Baroque era with Back to Bach, February 21 and 22 at the Saenger Theatre. Featuring the music of Handel, Vivaldi and of course, the most recognized composer of the genre—Bach, the MSO program will span the Baroque, Classical and Post Romantic period with Grammy-nominated guest conductor…

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American Masters returns with the music of Aaron Copland

On January 17 and 18, the Mobile Symphony presents the third concert in its American Masters series with the music of Aaron Copland. “This is the third year of our American Masters series, and after featuring the music of Gershwin and Bernstein, it’s time for the ‘Dean of American Composers,’ Aaron Copland,” Scott Speck, MSO…

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MSO Rocks presents The Music of the Rolling Stones

MOBILE, AL—Bridging the gulf between rock n’ roll and classical music, the Mobile Symphony will perform The Music Of The Rolling Stones on Saturday, April 25, at the Saenger Theatre. “You’ve seen us do Queen, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and the Beatles,” Celia Mann Baehr, president/CEO of the Mobile Symphony said. “Now, the Mobile Symphony is…

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