Tchaikovsky’s String Serenade DEC 4/5 at 7:30 PM Tchaikovsky wrote his String Serenade in the model of his great idol, Mozart, and imbued it with his own hallmark Romanticism. Likewise, Francis Poulenc looked back to Mozart and Haydn in his Neoclassical Sinfonietta, a tightly woven piece brimming with a broad, colorful spectrum of character and style. Thomas Wilkins returns to the podium for this program that seamlessly blends old and new. TICKETS Health & Safety Protocols The safety of our patrons, musicians and staff remains our top priority. Based on CDC guidelines and the results of the patron survey, we have developed a comprehensive list of safety protocols that will be in place when we return in September. We will physically distance in the Hall, reducing our seating capacity from nearly 1,800 to 582. Patrons will be required to wear masks in most parts of the Times-Union Building, including Jacoby Symphony Hall, and there will be no intermissions at any Symphony concert. VIEW Happy Holidays with the Jacksonville Symphony! Whether you're carrying on a family tradition or creating a new one, this holiday season the Jacksonville Symphony has something for everyone! Join us for Holiday Pops, First Coast Nutcracker Suite, and Handel's Messiah Suite, and close out the year with New Year's Eve: The Rat Pack! CONCERTS 2020/21 Season Explore the In order to ensure the safety and protection of the Symphony musicians, we will have no more than 54 musicians on stage at any time. In order to meet this safety guideline, the Florida Blue Masterworks season has been impacted as we had to program for a much smaller orchestra. Please know that we have made these changes with our audience in mind. Although different than previously announced, the season is still filled with music we know you will love. VIEW SEASON

MW04 Fanfare! Opening Night Grammy Award-winner James Ehnes opens the season alongside Courtney Lewis and the Symphony with Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, a Romantic masterpiece full of dazzling vivacity and tender melodies perfectly suited to Ehnes’ seemingly boundless facility. The program opens with Jacksonville Symphony violinist Piotr Szewczyk’s River City Fanfare, and concludes with a piece that needs no introduction, Beethoven’s fateful Fifth Symphony. TICKETS Tchaikovsky’s String Serenade Tchaikovsky wrote his String Serenade in the model of his great idol, Mozart, and imbued it with his own hallmark Romanticism. Likewise, Francis Poulenc looked back to Mozart and Haydn in his Neoclassical Sinfonietta, a tightly woven piece brimming with a broad, colorful spectrum of character and style. Thomas Wilkins returns to the podium for this program that seamlessly blends old and new. TICKETS DEC 4/5 at 7:30 PM safety protocols Healthy & Safety Protocols The safety of our patrons, musicians and staff remains our top priority. Based on CDC guidelines and the results of the patron survey, we have developed a comprehensive list of safety protocols that will be in place when we return in September. We will physically distance in the Hall, reducing our seating capacity from nearly 1,800 to 582. Patrons will be required to wear masks in most parts of the Times-Union Building, including Jacoby Symphony Hall, and there will be no intermissions at any Symphony concert. VIEW HOL Fanfare! Opening Night Grammy Award-winner James Ehnes opens the season alongside Courtney Lewis and the Symphony with Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, a Romantic masterpiece full of dazzling vivacity and tender melodies perfectly suited to Ehnes’ seemingly boundless facility. The program opens with Jacksonville Symphony violinist Piotr Szewczyk’s River City Fanfare, and concludes with a piece that needs no introduction, Beethoven’s fateful Fifth Symphony. TICKETS Happy Holidays Whether you're carrying on a family tradition or creating a new one, this holiday season the Jacksonville Symphony has something for everyone! Join us for Holiday Pops, First Coast Nutcracker Suite, and Handel's Messiah Suite, and close out the year with New Year's Eve: The Rat Pack! CONCERTS with the Jacksonville Symphony! 20/21 SEASON Explore the 20/21 Season In order to ensure the safety and protection of the Symphony musicians, the Florida Blue Masterworks season has been impacted as we had to program for a much smaller orchestra. Please know that we have made these changes with our audience in mind. Although different than previously announced, the season is still filled with music we know you will love! VIEW SEASON
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(CANCELED) Tchaikovsky’s String Serenade — Symphony in 60

Tchaikovsky wrote his String Serenade in the model of his great idol, Mozart, and imbued it with his own hallmark Romanticism. Thomas Wilkins returns to the podium for this program that seamlessly blends old and new.

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Tchaikovsky’s String Serenade

Tchaikovsky wrote his String Serenade in the model of his great idol, Mozart, and imbued it with his own hallmark Romanticism. Likewise, Francis Poulenc looked back to Mozart and Haydn in his Neoclassical Sinfonietta, a tightly woven piece brimming with a broad, colorful spectrum of character and style. Thomas Wilkins returns to the podium for this program that seamlessly blends old and new. 

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JSYO Holiday Concert

Join the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras for their holiday performance in Jacoby Symphony Hall!

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First Coast Nutcracker Suite

Enter the magical world of childlike imagination and experience Tchaikovsky’s ballet, the First Coast Nutcracker. A family tradition in Northeast Florida for over 40 years, this timeless masterpiece comes to life with the only performance in Jacksonville with a full, live symphony orchestra.

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