Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra

The Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra is composed of outstanding musicians from all over the world pursuing advanced studies in the graduate school of the Department of Music with renowned performance faculty.

Tickets for all performances are $20 for adults, $10 for students with ID and $10 for seniors 65 and older.  Tickets may be purchased from the Staller Center box office Monday through Saturday, 12pm and 6pm.  Informative, free lectures by Michael Hershkowitz precede the concerts (7:00 PM, Recital Hall).

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2017-2018 Performance Schedule

Saturday, October 7, 2017, 8 pm

Program: Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 3, featuring Miles Massicotte, winner of the 2015 Concerto Competition; Mahler, Symphony No. 1. Conducted by Eduardo Leandro. Free pre-concert lecture with Michael Hershkowitz at 7 pm in the Recital Hall.
Tickets: $20/$10 • MS

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 8 pm

Program: Mussorgsky, Night on Bald Mountain; Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade; Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring Shir Semmel, winner of the 2016 Concerto Competition. Conducted by Jens Georg Bachmann. Free pre-concert lecture with Michael Hershkowitz at 7 pm in the Recital Hall.
Tickets: $20/$10 • MS

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 8 pm

This concert will benefit Stony Brook Opera and features dramatic soprano Christine Goerke — Metropolitan Opera star and Stony Brook alumna — with the Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra. “Christine Goerke is the greatest Brünnhilde of our time.” — Opera News
Program: Wagner, Tannhäuser Overture; Elisabeth’s Aria “Dich teure Halle” from Tannhäuser; Strauss, “Dance of the Seven Veils” from Salome; Wagner, Immolation Scene from Götterdämmerung. Conducted by Timothy Long. Free pre-concert lecture with David Lawton at 7 pm in the Recital Hall.
Tickets: $35 General/$25 Seniors/$15 Students,
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Saturday, February 24, 2018, 8 pm

Program: Rossini, Overture to La gazza ladra; Magnus Lindberg, Clarinet Concerto, featuring Carina Canonico, winner of the 2016 Concerto Competition; Ginastera, Variaciones Concertantes. Orpheus-style concert performed without a conductor except for the concerto. Conducted by Alan Kay. Free pre-concert lecture with Michael Hershkowitz at 7 pm in the Recital Hall.
Tickets: $20/$10 • MS

Saturday, March 24, 2018, 8 pm

Program: Berlioz, Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict; Saint-Saëns, Violin Concerto No. 3, featuring Dami Kim, winner of the 2016 Concerto Competition; Beethoven, Symphony No. 2. Conducted by Larry Rachleff. Free pre-concert lecture with Michael Hershkowitz at 7 pm in the Recital Hall.
Tickets: $20/$10 • MS

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