Misery Loves Company

Mark your calendar TODAY to join BEAT BEETHOVEN! the Capital District’s first and best 5K run that supports the arts.  Dig out your running shoes, dust off your sweats, and plan to race along to the thundering sounds of Beethoven’s mighty Symphony No. 5.  Cross the finish line before the music ends and you’ll win a free […]

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Summertime Stretch

Well, it is mid-summer once again. We hope you are all enjoying your summer activities.  We have been busy as well, with a number of summer events and outings.  July brought us a morning of music under the terrace at River Stone Manor along the Mohawk River at our Classical Breakfast on July 17.  The […]

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Picnic in the Park

Shakespeare’s timeless comedy of love,  Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Felix Mendelssohn’s enchanting music.  Choreographer George Balanchine’s iconic story ballet.  It’s a trifecta! Plus, SSO supporters and guests will have light refreshments on the lawn.   Come with family and friends to our Midsummer Social on July 23 at 2 p.m for a matinee by the New York City […]

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Music Along the Mohawk

OKThe music doesn’t stop when our concert season ends in April.   It just moves outdoors! We kick off our summer schedule with a beloved tradition, our Classical Breakfast on the banks of the Mohawk River.   Mark your calendar for Sunday, July 17  from 9:30-11:30 and join us under the Terrace Tent on the manicured […]

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#TBT – 80th Anniversary

Look at this handsome bunch! Helping us celebrate our 80th year of presenting live classical concerts: the Honorable Paul Tonko, Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy, Music Director Charles Schneider, Chamber of Schenectady County President Chuck Steiner and Schenectady Symphony Orchestra Board President Robert Bour. All gathered in Aperitivo for drinks and dinner following our April 2014 […]

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Giving and Getting: Tax-Deductible Gifts

Did you know that when you attend an event supporting the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, a portion of the ticket price is tax-deductible? If you are a GE employee, retiree or spouse of an employee or retiree, that portion is also eligible to be matched by the GE More Gifts…More Givers Foundation. The tax-deductible portion of […]

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Did You Beat Beethoven?

Out of 217 registered runners, 138 crossed the line before the end of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony yesterday morning!  Congratulations to everyone who ran/walked yesterday. How to Redeem Your Free Ticket: If you crossed the finish line before the music ended, call Proctors’ Theater Box Office at 518-346-6204 by Wednesday October 14 to confirm your ticket. […]

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Single Tickets On Sale Tomorrow

Welcome to our 81st season during which we will host a quartet of the best soloists from past student competitions: young musicians who have gone on to distinguish themselves in the world of classical music. Soloists Madalyn and Cicely Parnas and Ryan Reilly return for their third performances with the SSO since winning our youth competitions […]

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Oh, What A Beautiful Morning!

We were so very fortunate to have a beautiful morning again this Sunday for our Classical Breakfast at River Stone Manor in Scotia.  With music from A Touch Of Woodwinds, led by SSO principal clarinetist Tom Gerbino, along with principal flute Beth Chinery, principal oboe Sue Kokernak, bassoonist Mel Toub and horn player Josh Thompson, nearly […]

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Music Along The Mohawk

The Classical Breakfast, scheduled for Sunday July 13 at River Stone Manor in Scotia, is one of the most delightful mornings of music around!  Featuring a selection of music performed by A Touch Of Woodwinds, led by SSO principal clarinetist Tom Gerbino, this relaxed event offers music under the tent on the banks of the Mohawk River. […]

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