Recently, the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra (SSO) announced their 2021-2022 season. While we do have to wait until the fall for great music, the SSO season looks to be amazing! This season’s theme is Your Music Your World with music from Latin America, Italy and more.
All concerts (except the Lagnaippe Concert) takes place at RiverView Theatre on Clyde Fant Parkway in downtown. Concerts are on Saturdays starting at 7:30pm.
Shreveport Symphony Orchestra 2021-2022 Willis-Knighton Masterworks Series
Holiday Pops with Erich Bergen
You’ve seen Erich Bergen on Jersey Boys and Madam Secretary and he’ll be on stage with the SSO to get you in the holiday spirit.
Concierto de Aranjuez
GRAMMY winning guitarist Jason Vieaux returns. The performance includes works by Rodrigo, Aaron Jay Kernis and Strauss.
John-Henry Crawford Plays Haydn
The cello takes center stage with a selection of pieces to show the versatility of the stringed instrument.
As you can guess, it’s an Italian theme with Mendelssohn’s Italian, Rossini’s Overture to l’Italiana in Algieri and more. Simon Karakuldi (Wideman Gold Medalist) plays the piano.
Symphony of Illusions
The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra is magical. Literally during this performance with Master Illusionist Michael Grandinetti.
The world premiere of Cloudscraper by Ark-La-Tex native James Eakin debuts! Cuban pianist and composer Aldo Lopez-Gavilan celebrates the Latin music of the Americas.
From the New World
See the immigrant experience and legacy of Ellis Island with video, dramatic portrayals and the music of Dvorak’s New World.
Upcoming Special Events for the SSO 2021-2022 Season
Lagniappe Concert: Back & Bloch
November 13 – Location – First Baptist Shreveport (543 Ockley Dr.)
One of the best interpreters of Bach comes to Shreveport! Simone Dinnerstein will play Bach’s Piano Concerto in D minor and Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 as well as Bloch’s Concerto Grosso No. 1. This concert will be free for season subscribers.
The Music of Led Zeppelin
Who says the symphony can’t rock??? Not only will it be music from one of the greatest rock bands, but appropriate lighting effects and a whole lot more.
Season subscriptions go on sale on August 1, 2021. For ticket and subscription prices, click here.
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