2017-2018
SEASON

Season Ticket Concerts

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Tickets to some individual concerts are now available. Click the yellow Order Tickets icon within each concert box below (icon appears only when tickets are available for purchase online).

All concerts will be held in Waco Hall on the Baylor University campus.


Yekwon Sunwoo Yekwon Sunwoo

Yekwon Sunwoo, Van Cliburn Gold Medalist
piano

Thursday, September 21, 2017
7:30 p.m. Waco Hall

Gold Medal Winner of the 2017 Van Cliburn Piano Competition!

BRAHMS
Concerto No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 83 in Bb major
SIBELIUS
Night Ride and Sunrise, Op. 83
M. HAYDN
Concertino for Horn, Alto Trombone and Strings
Jeff Powers, Brent Phillips, soloists


Renée Fleming Renée Fleming

International Soprano Superstar!

Renée Fleming

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
7:30 p.m. Waco Hall

World-renowned opera star with leading roles in more than 50 operas, appearing with opera companies around the world, including many performances with the Metropolitan Opera and New York City Opera.

With only three Texas performances in 2017-2018, Waco is her only appearance with a symphony orchestra.

  • Winner of 4 Grammy Awards
  • National Medal of the Arts recipient
  • Sang the National Anthem at the 2014 Super Bowl
  • Performed at the 2008 Bejing Olympics, the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony, and Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee

STRAUSS
Four Last Songs

And a selection of Arias and lighter repertoire

The Orchestra will also perform
DVORAK
Carnival Overture, op. 92
GLINKA
Russian and Ludmilla Overture


professional dancers professional dancers

Dance, Dance, Dance!

Thursday, January 18, 2018
7:30 p.m. Waco Hall

Martha Graham once called dance the “hidden language of the soul.”

Nuture your soul with eyes and ears through dance masterworks from the orchestral repertoire and our guest artists—professional Waltz and Argentinian Tango Dancers—performing on stage with the Orchestra.

STRAUSS
Blue Danube Waltz
BERNSTEIN
Symphonic Dances
from West Side Story
GARDEL
Tango (Por Una Cabezza)
BORODIN
Polovetsian Dances


Simone Porter Simone Porter

Simone Porter
violin

Saturday, March 24, 2018
7:30 p.m. Waco Hall

Only 19 years old, Simone Porter has already appeared with the New York Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Houston Symphony, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

She made her professional debut at age 10 with the Seattle Symphony and her international debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at age 13.

BARBER
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, op. 14
ROSSINI
The Barber of Seville: Overture
HIGDON
“String” from Concerto for Orchestra
Accompanied by the Waco Symphony Youth Orchestra

With the presentation of the
Waco Symphony Belles & Brass


Cirque de la Symphonie Cirque de la Symphonie

Cirque Goes to the Cinema
pops

Thursday, April 12, 2018
7:30 p.m. Waco Hall

The Waco Symphony welcomes the return of Cirque de la Symphonie, melding the dazzling magic of the circus with the exciting music of the cinema.

Enjoy a three-dimensional extravaganza, a jaw-dropping spectacle that showcases many of the best acrobats, jugglers, and aerial flyers in the world!