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Monday, March 18, 2019

SOUTH BEND, In. (March 15 2019) – The sparkling city of Paris and a mass in the time of war - on Sunday, March 24th at 2:30 p.m. at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, the South Bend Symphony will perform the final concert in its 2018-19 June H. Edwards Mosaic Series in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the another musical giant of the South Bend community, The South Bend Chamber Singers. The performance will feature both the South Bend Chamber Singers and your SBSO with the works Mozart, Haydn, and a highly imaginative young composer Jake Runestad.

Friday, February 22, 2019

SOUTH BEND, In. (February 22, 2019) – On Friday, March 1st and Saturday March 2nd, the SBSO is thrilled to present the following three events:

SBSO Concert: Saturday, March 2nd at 7:30 p.m. at the Morris Performing Arts Center, the South Bend Symphony will perform Paganini Variations, the third concert in its Jack M. Champaigne Masterworks Series. This performance will spotlight internationally acclaimed pianist and Martin Endowed Professor of Piano at IU South Bend Tanya Gabrielian.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

SOUTH BEND, In. (February 6, 2019) – On Saturday, February 16th at 7:30 p.m. at the Morris Performing Arts Center, the South Bend Symphony continues the 2018-19 Indiana Trust Pops Series with a night of song, dance, and romance. Under the baton of Music Director Alastair Willis, the SBSO and veterans of the Broadway stage, Joan Hess and Kirby Ward, will thrill the audience with selections from the Golden Age of stage and screen.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

SOUTH BEND, In. (January 8, 2019) – On Monday, January 21 at 7:00 p.m. at the Morris Performing Arts Center, the South Bend Symphony will celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a program featuring diverse selections from local composers, such as Dr. Marvin Curtis and Emorja Roberson, and dazzling classical selections.

Friday, January 4, 2019

The SBSO kicks off the New Year with the second concert of the Beethoven Cycle.
Your South Bend Symphony starts 2019 with a stellar combination of Beethoven and contemporary composers Gabriela Lena Frank and Osvaldo Golijov.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

SOUTH BEND, In. (November 21, 2018) – On Saturday, December 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 16 at 2:30 p.m. at the Morris Performing Arts Center, the South Bend Symphony will ring in the sparkling holiday season with its annual “Home for the Holidays” concerts. Under the baton of Alastair Willis, the SBSO and American Tenor Benjamin Brecher will perform the sounds of the season in South Bend’s favorite holiday tradition.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

SOUTH BEND, In. (October 24, 2018) – The South Bend Symphony Orchestra invites you to “Alastair Presents: Tchaikovsky’s Circles” on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 7:30 PM at the Morris Performing Arts Center. This unique concert experience will blend theatrical story telling with some of the most iconic music to come out of 19th Century Russia to depict the life and times of composer, Pyotr Illich Tchaikovsky through the eyes of another important composer of the time – Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

SOUTH BEND, In. (October 11, 2018) – A weekend with the South Bend Symphony begins on Saturday, October 20th at 11:00 a.m. at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center with a Family Spooktacular! Concert – Halloween at Hogwarts. Under the direction of “Professor Dumblewand” better known as Music Director Alastair Willis, the SBSO will board the Hogwarts Express and embark on a thrilling journey to everyone’s favorite school of Witchcraft and Wizardry – Hogwarts of course!

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

SOUTH BEND, In. (September 25, 2018) – On Saturday, October 6th at 7:30 p.m. at the Morris Performing Arts Center, the South Bend Symphony will open its 2018-19 Indiana Trust Pops Series with a night of dazzling Disney favorites. Under the baton of Music Director Alastair Willis, the SBSO and 4 Broadway vocalists will share the magic of “The Happiest Place on Earth” with fans of all ages!

“I left wanting to rewatch almost all the Disney films showcased”
-DC Metro Theater Arts

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

SOUTH BEND, In. (September 11, 2018) – On Saturday, September 22nd at 7:30 p.m. at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, the South Bend Symphony Orchestra (SBSO) will open its exciting 2018-19 Season with a dazzling program of favorites from the American and English orchestral repertoire.

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