Throwback Thursday – The Concert That Wasn’t

After our lovely experience on Sunday with our Classical Breakfast, we are excited for our Gala at SPAC on Saturday, August 22. We have the great fortune to have a world-class orchestra here in our backyard in the summer – we’ve celebrated the ongoing growth of classical music with the Philadelphia Orchestra for 18 summers, in […]

Classical Breakfast Rehearsal

  From SSO member and violist Meme Pittman, on yesterday’s rehearsal: I just spent a delightful couple of hours this afternoon rehearsing for the SSO Classical Breakfast. We buddies in “Women of Note” are preparing some Haydn and Mozart string quartets for your enjoyment, and ours. It is fun getting reacquainted with these old musical […]

Subscriptions On Sale Now!

For our 82nd Anniversary Season we’re featuring four soloists at very different stages along their musical career paths, from student through teacher – we hope you’ll join us as we appreciate their journeys. Subscriptions are now on sale  ~ single tickets go on sale Labor Day. Why subscribe? Great Savings ~ Subscribers receive the best […]

Summer Events

We have some great activities coming up in the months ahead! Make sure to hold the dates for our two summer events. The Classical Breakfast at RiverStone Manor on Sunday morning,  July 12, with performances by Women of Note is sponsored again by Schenectady VanCurler Music and with the support of Price Chopper.  This beautiful morning […]

2015 Competition Winners

The League of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra held its 52st Annual Anthony Anthony P. Stefan Scholarship Awards. Auditions were held at the First Reformed Church in the Stockade. The competition is open to all local music students with awards going to students who demonstrate excellence in the area of musical performance. The competition is open […]

Registration is Open!

Mark your calendars now for the area’s first and best 5K Run/Walk that benefits the arts! Beat Beethoven! –  generously sponsored by classical music powerhouse WMHT-FM, regional players Stewart’s Shops, Berkshire Bank and Price Chopper, and supported through challenges from area musicians, student groups and everyday runners and walkers  – raises funds to support the Schenectady […]

Subscription Renewals On Sale Now!

For the next month, subscribers have the opportunity to renew their subscriptions for the same seats!  From now until Memorial Day, same-seat subscription renewals are available through Proctors Theater Box Office for Musical Journeys, our 2015-2016 Concert Season. For our 82nd Anniversary Season we’re featuring four soloists at very different stages along their musical career paths, […]

Program Notes: Grieg & Beethoven

Tickets are still available for Sunday’s program – exclusively through Proctors Theater Box Office online, by phone (518) 346-6204 or in person.  Reserve your seat today for the Wrap Party after the show! Sunday, April 26, 2015 3:00 PM Proctors Theater, Schenectady Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 Edvard Grieg(1843-1907) Morning Mood The Death of Åse Anitra’s […]

Grieg & Beethoven

You won’t want to miss this concert:  Peer Gynt Suite No 1, followed by Grieg’s Piano Concerto A Minor performed by Saratoga Springs native Christopher Reynolds, fresh from New York City where he studies at Juilliard, concluding with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, A major. Tickets are available at Proctors Theater Box Office, either online, in […]

Weekend of Celebrations!

Our final concert of the 2014-15 season is scheduled for Sunday, April 26 at 3:00 pm at Proctors Theater, featuring guest soloist Christopher Reynolds performing Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor.  Some of you may remember his performance last April at Memorial Chapel right before our “Out of this World” concert last year – a […]