Concert Schedule

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The Firebird

  • Friday and Saturday, April 25 - 26, 2014 at 8 pm

Shizuo Z. Kuwahara, conductor
Stewart Goodyear, piano*
SHOSTAKOVICH Tahiti Trot
PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 3*
KHACHATURIAN Masquerade Suite
STRAVINSKY The Firebird Suite (1919)


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Picnic and Pops

  • Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 8 p.m. Gates open at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Central Ave, Town Center, Palm Coast, Fla.

Presented by The Palm Coast Arts Foundation
www.thepcaf.org.
Seventh Annual PICNIC & POPS – Symphony in Central Park
Morihiko Nakahara, conductor
Bring a picnic and enjoy the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra in Palm Coast’s Central Park


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Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra Year end Concert

  • Monday, April 28, 2014 at 7 pm

IT'S A SPRING STRINGS CONCERT!

Scott C. Gregg, JSYO Music Director and Principal Conductor
The season finale concert of the JSYO Overture, Foundation, Encore and Premiere string ensembles. It will be a string-tastic, string-a-roo good time, closing with grand finale, “American Hoedown,” with the combined ensembles on stage!


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The Rock Tenors - Coffee

  • Friday, May 2, 2014 at 11 am

Michael Krajewski, conductor
Rob Evan, guest artist
Shem von Schroeck, guest artist
Micah Wilshire, guest artist
The power ballads. The chart-smashing hits. The Jacksonville Symphony pays tribute to Paul McCartney, Sting, Don Henley, Freddie Mercury and more. They will rock you!


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The Rock Tenors

  • Friday and Saturday, May 2 - 3, 2014 at 8 pm

Michael Krajewski, conductor
Rob Evan, guest artist
Shem von Schroeck, guest artist
Micah Wilshire, guest artist
The power ballads. The chart-smashing hits. The Jacksonville Symphony pays tribute to Paul McCartney, Sting, Don Henley, Freddie Mercury and more. They will rock you!


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Picnic at the Pops

  • Sunday, May 4, 2014. Concert at 7:30 p.m.

Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Will Hagen, violin
Location: Queen’s Harbour Yacht and Country Club
An outdoor dinner and concert by the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.

This event is sold out. Thank you, patrons. For more information, call 904.358.1479.


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Major-Minor Concert

  • Friday, May 9, 2014, at 8 pm

Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and Youth Orchestra
Scott Gregg, JSYO Music Director and Principal Conductor
Winston Family Endowed Chair
Featuring the Winners of the JSYO Young Artists Competition
The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and Youth Orchestra perform side-by-side.


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Fabio Mechetti's Finale

  • Friday and Saturday, May 16 - 17, 2014 at 8 pm

Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Elise Quagliata, mezzo-soprano
Women of the Jacksonville Symphony Chorus
Jacksonville Children's Chorus
MAHLER Symphony No. 3
(Performed without intermission)


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Gladys Knight

  • Friday, May 16, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Moran Theater at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts Seven-time GRAMMY award winner Gladys Knight will be preforming her many hits at this concert event of the year.


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Let Freedom Ring

  • Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 7 pm

Morihiko Nakahara, conductor
Location: First Baptist Church-Fernandina Beach

Presented by ARIAS (Amelia Residents In Action for the Symphony)
“Let Freedom Ring” is an annual concert by the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra on Amelia Island to kick off Memorial Day Weekend.


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Jacksonville Jazz Festival

  • Friday, May 23, 2014 at 7 p.m.

BOBBY CALDWELL
With the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
The City of Jacksonville lights up Downtown for the 2014 Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Thurs, May 22 through Sun, May 25.


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Concert on the Green

Concert On The Green

  • Sunday, May 25, 2014
    Gates open at 4 p.m.
    Jacksonville Symphony concert at 8 p.m.

Morihiko Nakahara, conductor
Featuring Young Artist Competition winners as soloists
The Concert On The Green, now in its 27th year, will be held at Magnolia Point Golf and Country Club in Green Cove Springs.


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Donor Appreciation Concert

  • Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at 7 p.m.

Michael Butterman, conductor
Peter Wright, clarinet
Jeffrey Peterson, trombone
BY INVITATION to the J SYM Family of Donors
The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra salutes its donors and patrons with a delightful performance of recent concert highlights. Principal musicians Peter Wright (clarinet) and Jeffrey Peterson (trombone) will be featured as soloists.


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Chicago

  • Sat, May 31, 2014, at 8:15 pm. Gates open at 6 pm

Chicago opens Starry Nights for a "Saturday in the Park" with your Jacksonville Symphony.
Michael Krajewski, conductor
One of the great acts of the last 50 years of music, Chicago carried a steady stream of hits throughout the 1970's and 80's. One of the longest-running and most successful rock groups in history, Chicago was inducted this year into the Grammy Hall of Fame.


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Christopher Cross

  • Fri, June 6, 2015, at 8:15 pm. Gates open at 6 pm

Christopher Cross with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra American singer-songwriter and five-time Grammy Award winner Christopher Cross performs live at Starry Nights. Hear hits such as "Sailing" and "Ride Like the Wind".