Mendelssohn’s “The Scottish Symphony” January 20, 2019 Concert

Forward At Last by Benjamin Pomerance Beethoven was dead. The man’s passing was already a few years old; the customary rituals of mourning had ended long ago. But over the Western world, the legend’s specter hung as heavily as a soggy blanket. Under this weight, every composer felt trapped. Beethoven had revolutionized the art of […]

Brett Wery Conducts the January 20, 2019 Concert at Proctors at 3pm

Single Tickets $15 & $22.  Students 18 and under FREE with paid adult ticket.  Box Office fees do not apply when purchasing in person at the Proctors Box Office.  Fees will apply by phone or online. Proctors Box Office: 518-3466204 Soloist Michael Emery performs as well as special guests of the CHIME program of […]

The Symphony of Shopping Luncheon

  The Symphony of Shopping Luncheon The League of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Glen Sanders Mansion Scotia, New York Coffee at 10:00 am and Shopping at your Leisure Luncheon at 12:00 pm Shopping Closes at 2:00 pm Donation $35 per person Over a dozen unique vendors!  For more information about the […]

The Man and His World – Leonard Bernstein

  by Benjamin Pomerance It was supposed to be a routine visit to their son. Samuel and Jennie Bernstein simply planned on spending some time at the home of their 25-year-old child in New York City, an intimate but not especially dramatic period for the parents. Young Leonard had been working too hard, pulling far […]

Single Tickets On Sale for 85th Season

Schenectady Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 85th Season SINGLE TICKETS on sale for entire season beginning Monday, October 1, 2018 at 10am  Mainstage Concerts: $22 & $15 GE Theatre: All Seats $18 Students 18 and under FREE with paid adult ticket. SAVE  WITH THE PURCHASE OF A SEASON SUBSCRIPTION Subscriptions on sale to Sunday, October 21st Purchase in […]

Auditions for the 2018-2019 Season – Wednesday, September 26, 2018

As a community-based symphony orchestra, the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra consists of both paid and volunteer musicians. Individuals who wish to become a paid member or paid substitute must successfully pass an audition. We hold blind annual auditions for open seats and/or placement on the substitute list. This season’s auditions will be held on Wednesday, September 26, […]