Schedule

Scheherazade
3:00PM, Sunday, October 9, 2022
Dawson Auditorium
Dawson Auditorium S Charles Street
Adrian, MI 49221

Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s acting concertmaster Kim Kaloyanides Kennedy joins the ASO for a short and delightful concerto. And our new concertmaster, Michael Ro- mans, takes on the challenging solo lines written for the role of Scheherazade, the original desperate housewife, conjuring evocative stories for the Sultan.

E.T. The Extra Terrestrial In Concert
John WiliiamsE.T. The Extra Terrestrial
7:30PM, Friday, October 21, 2022
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

Director Steven Spielberg's heartwarming masterpiece is one of the brightest stars in motion picture history. Filled with unparalleled magic and imagination, E.T. The Extra Terrestrial follows the moving story of a lost little alien who befriends a 10-year-old boy named Elliot. Experience all the mystery and fun of their unforgettable adventure in the beloved movie that captivated audiences around the world, complete with John Williams' Academy Award®-winning score performed live by a full symphony orchestra in sync to the film projected on a huge HD screen!

E.T. The Extra Terrestrial In Concert
John WiliiamsE.T. The Extra Terrestrial
7:30PM, Saturday, October 22, 2022
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

Director Steven Spielberg's heartwarming masterpiece is one of the brightest stars in motion picture history. Filled with unparalleled magic and imagination, E.T. The Extra Terrestrial follows the moving story of a lost little alien who befriends a 10-year-old boy named Elliot. Experience all the mystery and fun of their unforgettable adventure in the beloved movie that captivated audiences around the world, complete with John Williams' Academy Award®-winning score performed live by a full symphony orchestra in sync to the film projected on a huge HD screen!

Tchaikovsky's 2nd: His Folk Inspirations
Dai WeiThe Dancing Moonlight
BarberViolin Concerto
Martin Chalifour
TchaikovskySymphony No. 2
3:00PM, Sunday, November 13, 2022
Dawson Auditorium
Dawson Auditorium S Charles Street
Adrian, MI 49221

Tchaikovsky’s Ukrainian heritage comes center stage in his Second Symphony, chock full of the country’s folk songs. Our soloist comes from the LA Philharmonic in Barber’s virtuosic violin concerto after the program opens with a delightful ode to our nighttime companion in Dai Wei’s The Dancing Moonlight sponsored by the New Music Society.

The Rom-Com
Jesse MontgomeryStarburst
RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 2
Drew Peterson, piano
NiccolaiOverture to "The Merry Wives of Windsor"
StraussSuite from "Der Rosenkavelier"
7:30PM, Saturday, November 19, 2022
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

The romantic comedy is a standard film genre -- and this month, the Sequoia Symphony puts a musical spin on it. The theme runs through Rachmaninoff's romantic and exhilarating second piano concerto, and two fantastic orchestral showpieces from comic operas round out the program.

Home Alone in Concert
7:30PM, Friday, December 2, 2022
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

A true holiday favorite, this beloved comedy classic features renowned composer John Williams' charming and delightful score performed live to picture by the Sequoia Symphony Orchestra. Macaulay Culkin stars as Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old boy who's accidentally left behind when his family leaves for Christmas vacation, and who must defend his home against two bungling thieves. Hilarious and heart-warming, Home Alone is fun for the entire family!

Home Alone in Concert
7:30PM, Saturday, December 3, 2022
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

A true holiday favorite, this beloved comedy classic features renowned composer John Williams' charming and delightful score performed live to picture by the Sequoia Symphony Orchestra. Macaulay Culkin stars as Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old boy who's accidentally left behind when his family leaves for Christmas vacation, and who must defend his home against two bungling thieves. Hilarious and heart-warming, Home Alone is fun for the entire family!

Together for the Holidays
7:30PM, Saturday, December 10, 2022
Dawson Auditorium
Dawson Auditorium S Charles Street
Adrian, MI 49221

Come together for the ASO's annual holiday program. What better way to experience one of the best parts of the season? Take
a break from shopping and running errands and celebrate with our orchestra and singers of all ages, soloists, choirs, and more. This program is one of our most popular and features music in just about every genre you can think of.

Tchaikovsky's Best
7:30PM, Saturday, February 4, 2023
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

Tchaikovsky's heart-on-the-sleeve passion is everywhere in this program, from the virtuosic delights of his violin concerto, to the deep power of his final symphony -- when he seems to foreshadow his own death only days after the premiere.

Adventures in Film
Music from action-packed adventure movies
7:00PM, Friday, February 17, 2023
Dawson Auditorium
Dawson Auditorium S Charles Street
Adrian, MI 49221

Great music from great movies! Hear music from Jurassic Park, Back to the Future, Indiana Jones, Captain America, Pirates of the Caribbean, Superman, How to Train Your Dragon, James Bond, and more!

Water Music
Dai WeiThe Dancing Moonlight
RespighiFountains of Rome
BarberViolin concerto
Adam Millstein, violin
DebussyLa Mer
7:30PM, Saturday, March 11, 2023
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

This program dances with music of our greatest natural resource. From Respighi's Roman Fountains to Debussy's epic celebration of the ocean along with a haunting hymn to the largest living animal on the earth.

American Icons: Billy the Kid and Gershwin
Jennifer HigdonBlue Cathedral
GershwinConcerto in F
Dominic Cheli, piano
CoplandBilly the Kid
7:30PM, Saturday, April 15, 2023
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

The second year of our American Icons Festival comes to life with music of Higdon, Gershwin and Copland.

Bernstein's ON THE TOWN
BernsteinOn The Town
1:00PM, Saturday, April 22, 2023
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

As we wrap up the year, you can join three Navy sailors set loose in New York City on a 24 hour pass in a live performance of Bernstein's delightful and dance-fueled "On the Town" featuring stars from Broadway and local professionals.

Great Gates! Mussorgsky and More
Valerie ColemanSeven O'Clock Shout
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto
David Kim, violin
MussorgskyPictures at an Exhibition (Ravel orchestration)
7:30PM, Friday, April 28, 2023
Dawson Auditorium
Dawson Auditorium S Charles Street
Adrian, MI 49221

Opening the program is Valerie Coleman’s salute to front-line workers: Seven O’Clock Shout. David Kim joins us from the Phil- adelphia Orchestra with Tchaikovsky’s emotion-packed violin concerto and will amaze you with a thrilling musical finale. Pictures at an Exhibition closes our concert with enormous orchestral forces, massive sounds, and a trip around a gallery in one of the finest examples of musical storytelling.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets--in Concert
3:00PM, Saturday, June 10, 2023
Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts
300 N. Elm Street
Greensboro , NC 27401

Cars fly, trees fight back, and monsters are on the loose in Harry’s second year at Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! This concert features the film Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in high-definition, on a giant screen, while a live orchestra performs John Williams’ unforgettable score. Relive every magical moment as the music brings life to a story that has enchanted the world.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets--in Concert
7:00PM, Sunday, June 11, 2023
Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts
300 N. Elm Street
Greensboro , NC 27401

Cars fly, trees fight back, and monsters are on the loose in Harry’s second year at Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! This concert features the film Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in high-definition, on a giant screen, while a live orchestra performs John Williams’ unforgettable score. Relive every magical moment as the music brings life to a story that has enchanted the world.