Classical Concerts

Welcome to the 2022-2023 season of the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra. We are excited to be with you again, celebrating the thrill of live music with our orchestra. Subscription and single tickets are available now!  For more information, contact us at or 334-240-4004.

Monday, October 17, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Opening Night! Kennedy Center Composer in Residence, Carlos Simon pays homage to the music of the African American Pentecostal church in “Amen!” alongside the stunning “Lyric for Strings” by the late Pulitzer Prize winning composer George Walker. MSO Cello Fellow Michael Zyzak plays Dvorak’s Cello Concerto in B minor in the final concerto performance of his residency.

Monday, November 14, 2022 at 7:30 pm

The ever-changing landscape along the bayous of east Texas inspired American composer Tobias Picker in his 1986 piece Old and Lost Rivers. This serene work is contrasted by Florence Price’s colorful and robust The Mississippi River Suite, and the MSO rounds out this program with Beethoven’s electric Symphony No. 7 in A Major.

Friday, December 16, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Your Montgomery Symphony Orchestra is joined by the Montgomery Chorale in a selection of favorites for the Joyce Caddell Holiday Pops! From the music of Elf and the Polar Express to Leroy Anderson’s iconic Sleigh Ride, this will be the performance to ring in the Holiday Season!

Monday, February 13, 2023 at 7:30 pm

Renowned pianist, and MSO favorite, Adonis Gonzales returns as soloist in Rachmaninov’s highly virtuosic, lush, and bittersweet Piano Concerto No. 3. Another legendary pianist-composer, Franz Liszt explores the quintessential themes of romanticism in the symphonic poem, Les Preludes. This program opens with Valerie Coleman’s Seven O’Clock Shout premiered in 2020 as a tribute to the heroic efforts of health care works during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Monday, April 24, 2023 at 7:30 pm

MSO Violin Fellow Jiyhe Choi returns as soloist in Prokofiev’s energetic, somber, and warm Violin Concerto No. 2. Prokofiev’s moody concerto and the melancholy of Sibelius’ Valse Triste are juxtaposed by the vivid impressions of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, especially in the majestic finale “The great gate of Kiev.”