Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Special Presentations

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

September 2019

Fanfare! Opening Night

September 28

Rhapsody in Blue. A name that instantly embodies the Mt. Everest of classical and jazz fusion. Marcus Roberts, who has been hailed as, “a genius of modern piano” and the rest of his trio join forces with Courtney Lewis and the Symphony to bring a fresh vibe to Gershwin’s masterpiece. The Symphony’s opening night concludes with Dvořák’s Eighth Symphony.

Find out more »

November 2019

Beethoven Chamber Music

November 1

The magic and electricity of Beethoven’s chamber music comes to life as Jacksonville Symphony musicians perform some of his pathbreaking music for smaller ensembles. Lazzara Performance Hall is the perfect space to experience Beethoven on a more intimate scale.

Find out more »

Brass, Organ, Winds and Percussion

November 3

It’s the third annual concert featuring the mighty brass, wind and percussion sections of the Symphony. Organist Greg Zelek returns to join forces with Jacksonville Symphony musicians and the Bryan Concert Organ for an afternoon of powerful music certain to once again shake the rafters of Jacoby Symphony Hall.

Find out more »

December 2019

First Coast Nutcracker

December 13 - December 15

Presented by VyStar Credit Union, the First Coast Nutcracker has been a beloved tradition in Northeast Florida for over 40 years. Experience Tchaikovsky’s timeless ballet as it should be experienced: with a live, full symphony orchestra, as only the Jacksonville Symphony presents it. 

Find out more »

Handel’s Messiah

December 14 - December 15

Celebrate the season as the Jacksonville Symphony and Chorus perform Handel’s Messiah, one of the most inspiring works of music ever written. Featuring timeless classics such as “And the Glory of the Lord” and the “Hallelujah Chorus,” the Messiah is the perfect way to share the joy of music with family and friends.

Find out more »

New Year’s Eve: The Jazz Age

December 31

It’s the biggest New Year’s Eve celebration in town. Party like it’s 1919 as Courtney Lewis and the Jacksonville Symphony revel in the 100th anniversary of Prohibition, The Roarin’ Twenties and much more, followed by a party featuring the sounds of the Chris Thomas Band, and capped by fireworks seen from the best viewing location on the river. Get your tickets early as this party sells out every year.

Find out more »

January 2020

Beethoven’s Creatures of Prometheus

January 25, 2020

The uniquely light and brilliantly colored music Beethoven wrote for his only ballet sets the stage for a collaboration with The Florida Ballet. With the full Jacksonville Symphony on stage, The Florida Ballet dancers bring to life the tale of Prometheus, credited in Greek mythology with bestowing upon humans the gift of fire, stolen from the gods. The Creatures of Prometheus is Beethoven at his most rare – a playful spirit and delicate orchestral colorations in a seldom-heard work.

Find out more »

March 2020

2020 Symphony Gala

March 7, 2020

Susan Graham – hailed by the New York Times as, “an artist to treasure” – has risen to the highest echelon of international performers. She is a familiar face at the Metropolitan Opera in New York and at major international venues such as The Paris Opera, The Sydney Opera House and the Hollywood Bowl. This GRAMMY-winning mezzo-soprano will sing music by Gershwin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lehár, Ravel and more. The 2020 Symphony Gala is the party to be seen at in Jacksonville.

Find out more »

June 2020

Season Finale: Beethoven’s Ninth

June 12, 2020 - June 13, 2020

Regarded by many critics and musicologists as one of the supreme achievements in the history of western music. The Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony Chorus and guest vocalists bring you Beethoven’s thrilling Ninth Symphony. Join us in closing the season with Beethoven’s “…declaration in favor of universal brotherhood.”

Find out more »
+ Export Events