2017-2018 Season

All Concerts

February 2018

TheOrchestraSings

Link Up: The Orchestra Sings
Student Concert

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 10:00 am

Owasso Performing Arts Center

 

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 10:00 am

Jenks Performing Arts Center

 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 10:00 am

Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center

 

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 10:00 am

Union Performing Arts Center

 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 10:00 am

Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 10:00 am

Friday, March 2, 2018 at 10:00 am

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

March 2018

TSO-at-Union

Link Up: The Orchestra Sings
Family Concert

Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm

For more than 30 years, Carnegie Hall Link Up has paired orchestras with students in grades 3-5 to explore orchestral repertoire and fundamental musical skills, including creative work and composition, through a hands-on music curriculum. Tulsa Symphony became a Link Up partner in the 2015-16 season. Students participate by singing or playing along on recorder with TSO from their seats in the concert hall. In our second season, TSO served over 12,000 students by partnering with their school music programs. Our 2017-18 season will serve upwards of 15,000 students.

Beethoven

Fridays in the Loft Chamber Series:
Beethoven and Ewazen

Friday, March 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Fly Loft

The final TSO Chamber Series performance of the season will feature music by Ewazen and Beethoven. Eric Ewazen’s Trio for Trumpet, Cello and Piano (1992), one of Ewazen’s more popular works, showcases the contrasting qualities of the cello and trumpet in four uniquely diverse movements.

This event is SOLD OUT.

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Tulsa Oratorio with Tulsa Symphony:
Mozart’s Mass in C minor and Ives’ The Celestial Country

Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Trinity Episcopal Church 

For the final concert in TOC’s season, we present Mozart’s great Mass in c minor, featuring soprano Meray Boustani, Mezzo Soprano Shannon Salyards-Burton, tenor Jeffrey Picon, Bass Kevin Eckard and organist Casey Cantwell. To round-out TOC’s year of an American Salute, we present a rare performance of 20th Century American composer Charles Ives’ The Celestial Country. This was the first professional choral work offered to the public by Ives. Both works will feature the power and beauty of the full chorus with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. Casey Cantwell will also be featured on the Buck Concert Variations on “The Star Spangled Banner”.

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Tulsa Ballet with Tulsa Symphony:
Cinderella

Friday, March 16, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

An ordinary girl experiences one magical night, thanks to her Fairy Godmother and a pair of glass slippers. This classic story is the ultimate romantic comedy! Audiences will swoon over the amorous pas de deux between Cinderella and her Prince Charming, then gasp with laughter over the antics of the ugly stepsisters. Get swept up in the romance of the story you know and love. Featuring gorgeous sets and costumes and Prokofiev’s well-loved music. Fairy tales do come true!

Sarah Coburn

Classics V:
Mahler’s Symphony No. 4

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

On this final Classics Series concert of the 2017-2018 season, Daniel Hege will lead the Tulsa Symphony in John Adams’ Chairman Dances and Edward Elgar’s In the South (Alassio). TSO is delighted to welcome back the lovely Sarah Coburn, as the featured soprano soloist for Mahler’s Symphony No. 4.

April 2018

Space

Pops II:
Voyage of Discovery – Space, the Final Frontier

Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

The TSO will transport audiences out of this world! Guest Pops Conductor Ron Spigelman and the Tulsa Symphony will perform Voyage of Discovery: Space, The Final Frontier, featuring Holst’s The Planets – accompanied by stunning images and high definition video from NASA. Also on the program will be music from the Star Trek Enterprise, and from John Williams’ epic Star Wars score.

May 2018

Annie Ellicott

Pops III:
Home Grown

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Home Grown, the Tulsa Symphony Pops Series season finale will showcase the exceptional musical talent that Oklahoma celebrates. This fun evening will feature well-loved jazz vocalist Annie Ellicott, the superb artistry of pianist Barron Ryan, the smooth sounds of saxophonist Clark Gibson, as well as Tulsa Symphony Orchestra musicians Steven Haefner, Dana Higbee, Tim McFadden, Jarrod Robertson, Richard Ramey, Susie Brown, and Richard Bobo.

Classics Series
Sarah Coburn

Classics V:
Mahler’s Symphony No. 4

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

On this final Classics Series concert of the 2017-2018 season, Daniel Hege will lead the Tulsa Symphony in John Adams’ Chairman Dances and Edward Elgar’s In the South (Alassio). TSO is delighted to welcome back the lovely Sarah Coburn, as the featured soprano soloist for Mahler’s Symphony No. 4.

Pops Series
Space

Pops II:
Voyage of Discovery – Space, the Final Frontier

Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

The TSO will transport audiences out of this world! Guest Pops Conductor Ron Spigelman and the Tulsa Symphony will perform Voyage of Discover: Space, The Final Frontier, featuring Holst’s The Planets – accompanied by images from NASA. Also on the program will be music from the Star Trek Enterprise, and from John Williams’ epic Star Wars score.

Annie Ellicott

Pops III:
Home Grown

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Home Grown, the Tulsa Symphony Pops Series season finale will showcase the exceptional musical talent that Oklahoma celebrates. This fun evening will feature well-loved jazz vocalist Annie Ellicott, the superb artistry of pianist Barron Ryan, the smooth sounds of saxophonist Clark Gibson, as well as Tulsa Symphony Orchestra musicians Steven Haefner, Dana Higbee, Tim McFadden, Jarrod Robertson, Richard Ramey, Susie Brown, and Richard Bobo.

Fridays in the Loft
Beethoven

Fridays in the Loft Chamber Series:
Beethoven and Ewazen

Friday, March 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Fly Loft

The final TSO Chamber Series performance of the season will feature music by Ewazen and Beethoven. Eric Ewazen’s Trio for Trumpet, Cello and Piano (1992), one of Ewazen’s more popular works, showcases the contrasting qualities of the cello and trumpet in four uniquely diverse movements.

This event is SOLD OUT.

Link Up
TheOrchestraSings

Link Up: The Orchestra Sings
Student Concert

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 10:00 am

Owasso Performing Arts Center

 

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 10:00 am

Jenks Performing Arts Center

 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 10:00 am

Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center

 

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 10:00 am

Union Performing Arts Center

 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 10:00 am

Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 10:00 am

Friday, March 2, 2018 at 10:00 am

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

TSO-at-Union

Link Up: The Orchestra Sings
Family Concert

Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm

For more than 30 years, Carnegie Hall Link Up has paired orchestras with students in grades 3-5 to explore orchestral repertoire and fundamental musical skills, including creative work and composition, through a hands-on music curriculum. Tulsa Symphony became a Link Up partner in the 2015-16 season. Students participate by singing or playing along on recorder with TSO from their seats in the concert hall. In our second season, TSO served over 12,000 students by partnering with their school music programs. Our 2017-18 season will serve upwards of 15,000 students.

Special Engagements
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Tulsa Oratorio with Tulsa Symphony:
Mozart’s Mass in C minor and Ives’ The Celestial Country

Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Trinity Episcopal Church 

For the final concert in TOC’s season, we present Mozart’s great Mass in c minor, featuring soprano Meray Boustani, Mezzo Soprano Shannon Salyards-Burton, tenor Jeffrey Picon, Bass Kevin Eckard and organist Casey Cantwell. To round-out TOC’s year of an American Salute, we present a rare performance of 20th Century American composer Charles Ives’ The Celestial Country. This was the first professional choral work offered to the public by Ives. Both works will feature the power and beauty of the full chorus with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. Casey Cantwell will also be featured on the Buck Concert Variations on “The Star Spangled Banner”.

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Tulsa Ballet with Tulsa Symphony:
Cinderella

Friday, March 16, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

An ordinary girl experiences one magical night, thanks to her Fairy Godmother and a pair of glass slippers. This classic story is the ultimate romantic comedy! Audiences will swoon over the amorous pas de deux between Cinderella and her Prince Charming, then gasp with laughter over the antics of the ugly stepsisters. Get swept up in the romance of the story you know and love. Featuring gorgeous sets and costumes and Prokofiev’s well-loved music. Fairy tales do come true!