Fridays in the Loft - Debussy

Friday, April 16, 2021 | 7:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church 

Beethoven Symphony No. 9

The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra will take the stage to perform Beethoven’s magnificent Symphony #9 on Friday, May 14, at 7:30 pm. ONEOK Field will once again be transformed into an open-air concert hall and will feature the full orchestra, chorus and renowned guest soloists Ryan Speedo Green, Stephanie Blythe, Lawrence Brownlee and Wendy Bryn Harmer. Before the performance, there will be instrument demonstrations for families by TSO Musicians. This spectacular evening will culminate in a celebratory fireworks display.

Friday, May 14, 2021 | 7:30 PM
ONEOK Field

Fridays in the Loft - Bach & Schubert

Friday, May 21, 2021 | 7:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church

Past performances

Opening Night: A Celebration of Beethoven

The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra will kick-off its exciting fall season with an open-air, socially distanced performance at ONEOK Field! This season-opening performance will celebrate the 250th birthday of musical luminary Ludwig van Beethoven, and will spotlight world-renowned pianist Yefim Bronfman who will play the historic Piano Concerto No. 3 in C-Minor that was premiered by Beethoven, as the soloist, in 1803. Daniel Hege, Principal Guest Conductor, will also conduct the turbulent Coriolan Overture and the captivating Symphony No. 7.

Yefim Bronfman, piano
Daniel Hege, Principal Guest Conductor
Saturday, September 5, 2020 | 8:00 PM

ONEOK Field

Triple Play: Brahms 4

Explosively expressive, this program opens with Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio Overture, and features Concertmaster Rossitza Goza on the atmospheric and authentic melodies of Max Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy. The evening concludes with Johannes Brahms’ triumphant and transformative Symphony No. 4 in E minor.

Rossitza Goza, Concertmaster
Sarah Hicks, Guest Conductor

Sunday, October 18, 2020 | 3:00 PM
ONEOK Field

Fridays in the Loft - Canceled

Tickets to be refunded or donated to the Orchestra. 

We are sad to announce that the November 20, 2020 “Fridays in the Loft” chamber music performance at First Presbyterian Church has been canceled due to several of our musicians receiving positive test results for COVID-19 coronavirus. Our highest priority is to keep our audience, staff, and musicians safe. We are looking at rescheduling this performance next spring.

Our Box Office staff will be in contact to discuss ticket options with each ticketholder, or please contact us at (918) 584-3645 if you have any questions.

The Coda - Canceled

Tickets to be refunded or donated to the Orchestra.

Explosively expressive, this program features the rugged and rustic melodies of Jean Sibelius’ Karelia Suite and Max Bruch’s atmospheric and authentic Scottish Fantasy, culminating with the triumphant and transformative presentation of Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 4. 

Rossitza Goza, violin
Daniel Hege, Principal Guest Conductor
Saturday, January 16, 2021 | 7:30 PM

Fridays in the Loft

Beethoven – String Quartet in G major, op.18, no.2
Brahms – Piano Trio No. 2 in C major, op.87

Friday, March 5, 2021 | 7:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church

The American Sound - Canceled

Tickets to be refunded or donated to the Orchestra.

Painting an extraordinary vista, this All-American program features Aaron Copland’s pastoral and rebellious Suite from Billy the Kid, Leonard Bernstein’s theatrical Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, and Joan Tower’s sweeping Made in America. Laced with influences from Jazz and Ragtime, the evening concludes with Gershwin’s innovative and sprightly Piano Concerto in F.

Orion Weiss, piano
Daniel Hege, Principal Guest Conductor
Saturday, April 10, 2021 | 7:30 PM

The Symphony and the Sea - Canceled

Tickets to be refunded or donated to the Orchestra.

In partnership with the Oklahoma Aquarium, this aquatic program explores Wagner’s tempestuous Overture to the Flying Dutchman, Jake Heggie’s swirling and soaring Moby Dick Suite and Alan Hovhaness’ majestically soul-piercing And God Created Great Whales. The evening concludes with Debussy’s iridescent and mysterious La Mer. 

Gerard Schwarz, Guest Conductor
Saturday, March 13, 2021 | 7:30 PM