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JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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HOTEL CALIFORNIA * a Salute to the Eagles

SINGLE-CONCERT TICKETS AVAILABLE AUGUST 25TH.

Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 8 pm

By Phone: Speak with a customer service representative at 904.354.5547.

Check into Hotel California – the foremost Eagles tribute concert – and you won't want to leave. All the Eagles hits – including "Take it to the Limit," "Heartache Tonight" and "Desperado" – in a performance faithful to the legendary recordings.

Box Office hours are Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come See Us: Receive personal service at the Symphony Box Office, Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 Water Street. Hours listed above.

P – Available for Passport Series Redemption.

Symphony Special • CertusBank Matinee Series

* The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra does not perform at this event.

Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 8 pm Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 3 pm

All concerts are in Jacoby Symphony Hall at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, unless otherwise noted.

Terry Mike Jeffrey, guest artist

THE MUSIC OF ELVIS

All programs, dates, artists and ticket prices are subject to change.

Slip on your Blue Suede Shoes and head on over to Jacoby Hall. The Jacksonville Symphony brings back all your Elvis memories, in a tribute fit for “The King.”

Refer to Ticket Prices and Seating at JaxSymphony.org.

Florida Blue Masterworks Series

VIOLIN VIRTUOSITY P

Fri & Sat, Oct 24 & 25, 2014 at 8 pm

SEPTEMBER

2014

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Opening Weekend! WELCOME, COURTNEY LEWIS P

Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 11 am & 8 pm Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 8 pm Courtney Lewis, conductor Peter Wright, clarinet

BUCK Festival Overture on American National Air (The Star-Spangled Banner) (Not on Coffee) ROSSINI Variations for Clarinet and Orchestra (Not on Coffee) CLOUD HiJinx! (World Premiere) BERLIOZ Symphonie Fantastique Masterworks concerts sponsored by Haskell

O CTO B E R

2014

Larry Rachleff, conductor James Ehnes, violin SIBELIUS Violin Concerto PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5 Saturday concert sponsored by BRASS

Family Series • Symphony Special

SYMPHONIC SORCERY – The Music of Harry Potter Sun, Oct 26, 2014 at 3 pm & 6 pm Take a ride on Harry Potter's flying broom -- race across the night skies to Hogwarts Academy, and relive the intrigue, magic and wonder of the first six Harry Potter stories… all on the wings of music. Enjoy the magical compositions of John Williams and Nicholas Hooper as they create a world filled with witches, wizards, warlocks… and muggles. Come in costume.

NOVEMBER

2014

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Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 11 am & 8 pm Sat, Oct 11, 2014 at 8 pm

Featuring the United States Naval Academy Men’s Glee Club

SOUNDS OF SIMON & GARFUNKEL P

Michael Krajewski, conductor A.J. Swearingen & Jonathan Beedle, guest artists

With the line “hello darkness, my old friend” Simon & Garfunkel touched a generation and propelled the duo to superstardom. Relive Simon & Garfunkel’s “Kodachrome” moments with Michael Krajewski, guest artists A.J. Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle, and the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.

SALUTE TO AMERICA P

Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 11 am & 8 pm Sat, Nov 8, 2014 at 8 pm Michael Krajewski, conductor • U.S. Naval Academy Men’s Glee Club, special guests From the Kennedy Center to the Super Bowl, the United States Naval Academy Men’s Glee Club carries the spirit of America. Be there for a rare Jacksonville appearance featuring patriotic favorites and beloved folk songs.


NOVEMBER

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2014 (cont)

MOZART REQUIEM P Florida Blue Masterworks Series

Fri & Sat, Nov 14 & 15, 2014 at 8 pm Michael Butterman, conductor Mary Wilson, soprano Adriana Zabala, mezzo-soprano Javier Abreu, tenor • Jason Hardy, bass Jacksonville Symphony Chorus

HOLIDAY POPS P (only 2 tickets per PASSPORT)

Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 11 am & 8 pm Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 3 pm & 8 pm Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 3 pm

CLASSICAL HOLIDAY

Michael Butterman, conductor Doug LeBrecque and Sarah Jane McMahon, vocalists Cirque de la Symphonie Performers (not on Coffee) Jacksonville Symphony Chorus (not on Coffee) It’s Jacksonville’s favorite Holiday music tradition! Thrill to the spectacular acrobatics of Cirque de la Symphonie performers, dazzling vocalists, heartwarming choral melodies and the magical sounds of your Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.

Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 8 pm

Symphony Special

Chelsea Tipton II, conductor

THE KING’S SINGERS *

MESSIAEN L’Ascencion MOZART Requiem Sponsored by The Main Charitable Trust

Symphony Special

Pachelbel’s Canon, Corelli’s Christmas Concerto, The Nutcracker Suite and more.

Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 8 pm The King’s Singers, special guests

DECEMBER

For more than four decades, The King’s Singers have carried the banner of Great Britain’s legendary vocal tradition around the globe.

2014

FIRST COAST NUTCRACKER

Symphony Special

HANDEL’S MESSIAH Michael Butterman, conductor Jacksonville Symphony Chorus and Soloists

Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 8 p.m. Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 2 p.m.

The greatest story ever told…the most majestic music ever conceived. Join the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and Chorus for THE Messiah of the season, and music’s most powerful message of faith.

Enter the magical world of childlike imagination at one of Jacksonville’s greatest holiday traditions.

Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 8 pm

Jim and Jan Moran Theater Michael Butterman, conductor

Sponsored by St. Vincent’s HealtCare

Symphony Special Symphony Special

TOAST! TO THE NEW YEAR!

JIM BRICKMAN

Wed, Dec 31, 2014 at 9 pm

Sat, Dec 6, 2014 at 8 pm

Michael Butterman, conductor Rich Ridenour, special guest

Michael Butterman, conductor Jim Brickman, special guest

Celebrate the holidays with America’s romantic piano sensation, Jim Brickman. A heartwarming concert featuring music from Jim’s best-selling new album The Magic of Christmas.

Family Series

THE POLAR EXPRESS Sun, Dec 7, 2014 at 3 pm Michael Butterman, conductor

Experience the magic of the holidays by taking a ride on Chris Van Allsburg’s The Polar Express. This timeless tale of a boy who still believes makes every child hope to hear the ringing of Santa’s bells. As images from the book are projected above the stage, the words of this Caldecott Medal-winner come to life with orchestra, chorus and vocalist. Sponsored by Scott-McRae Group

Ring in the New Year with your Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra! Enjoy a sparkling program of symphonic favorites.

JANUARY

2015

Florida Blue Masterworks Series

The New Year Begins! BEETHOVEN’S “EMPEROR” P

Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 7:30 pm Fri & Sat, Jan 9 & 10 at 8 pm Steven Smith, conductor Gabriela Martinez, piano

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor” MENDELSSOHN “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Overture BERLIOZ “King Lear” Overture J. STRAUSS, JR. Emperor Waltz Sponsored by Brooks Rehabilitation

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THE COCKTAIL HOUR: Music of The Mad Men Era P

POPS IN LOVE P

Fri & Sat, Jan 16 & 17, 2015

Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 11 am & 8 pm Sat, Feb 14, 2015 at 8 pm Sun, Feb 15, 2015 at 3 pm

Steven Reineke, conductor Ryan Silverman & Janet Dacal, guest vocalists Light up a Lucky, and pour yourself a highball. This is the music of the Mad Men era. Steven Reineke leads the top 40’s of the early 60’s. A few ounces of Paul Anka, a shot of Brenda Lee and even a splash of Ben E. King – all mixed into a Mad Men musical cocktail!

Stuart Chafetz, conductor Dee Donasco and John Cudia, guest vocalists

Bring that special someone to Jacoby Symphony Hall and celebrate Valentine’s Day with the most romantic music of all time. Stuart Chafetz leads the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and guest singers in hits from Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, Gone With the Wind, and more.

Sponsored Anonymously by a Special Gift in Honor of the City Rescue Mission Staff

Symphony Special

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC * Sun, Jan 18, 2015 at 3 pm

Symphony Special

Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and violinist

GARRISON KEILLOR *

Pinchas Zukerman – one of the world’s most acclaimed violinists – joins The Royal Philharmonic - one of the world’s most esteemed orchestras! Mozart’s Overture to The Magic Flute, Beethoven’s virtuosic Violin Concerto, and Dvor´` ák’s thrilling Eighth Symphony.

Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 7:30 pm Join America’s favorite radio host, Garrison Keillor. A very special evening of great music, enchanting story-telling, and gentle humor. All the magic of Lake Wobegon will fill Jacoby Hall for one performance only.

Symphony Special

The Music of WHITNEY HOUSTON

GERSHWIN CONCERTO IN F P Florida Blue Masterworks Series

Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 8 pm

Fri & Sat, Feb 20 & 21, 2015 at 8 pm

Jim and Jan Moran Theater Brent Havens, conductor • Rashidra Scott, guest vocalist

Case Scaglione, conductor • Andrew von Oeyen, piano BARBER Second Essay for Orchestra GERSHWIN Piano Concerto in F SCHUMANN Symphony No. 2

Broadway sensation Rashidra Scott celebrates Whitney's biggest hits… "Saving All My Love," "How Will I Know?," "Where Do Broken Hearts Go?," "I Will Always Love You" and more.

Family Series – Scout Day at the Symphony

THE ANIMATED ORCHESTRA

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MOZART P

Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 3 pm Experience the story of a mischievous ferret as his wild escapades wreak havoc in an old instrument shop in Gregory Smith’s The Animated Orchestra. Be sure to practice your “ferret sounds” to help put this piece together, accompanied by a multitude of sound effects from the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 7:30 pm Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 11 am & 8 pm Sat, 31, 2015 at 8 pm Christopher Warren-Green, conductor Fumiaki Miura, violin MOZART Eine kleine Nachtmusik MOZART Violin Concerto No. 5, “Turkish” MOZART Symphony No. 40

FEBRUARY

2015

Sponsored by The Main Street America Group

MARCH

2015

Fidelity National Financial Pops Series

AN EVENING WITH PAUL WILLIAMS Symphony Special

PORGY AND BESS – Opera-in-Concert Sat, Feb 7, 2015 at 8 pm James Meena, conductor

George Gershwin's opera “Porgy and Bess” immortalized the culture of “Catfish Row.” The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and all-star cast in a rare concert performance of Gershwin’s timeless American masterpiece.

One night only in the Moran Theater! Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 8 pm Paul Williams, special guest

Paul Williams is a one-man hit machine. A lyricist and composer who has won an Oscar Award, two Grammy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards and earned induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Williams’ unforgettable songs include “Rainy Days and Mondays,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “You and Me Against the World,” “Evergreen,” “An Old Fashioned Love Song” and “The Rainbow Connection.”


MARCH

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BEETHOVEN’S “PASTORAL” P

2015 (cont) Mayo Clinic Coffee Series Florida Blue Masterworks Series

Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 11 am & 8 pm Sat, Apr 25, 2015 at 8 pm

SAINT-SAENS THUNDERING P “ORGAN” SYMPHONY

Rei Hotoda, conductor • Johannes Moser, cello v

DVOR ÁK In Nature’s Realm DVOR ÁK Cello Concerto BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral” v

Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 7:30 pm Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 11 am & 8 pm Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 8 pm Julian Wachner, conductor David Schrader, organ

Family Series

CHABRIER España POULENC Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani RAVEL Pavane pour une infante défunte SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No. 3, “Organ”

Sun, Apr 26, 2015 at 3 pm

THE TWINS AND THE MONSTER This imaginative tale by award-winning author Tololwa M. Mollel uses the rhythms of Africa to drive the fast-paced presentation, where two twins must outwit a fierce monster and heal their devastated village. John Estacio’s magical score, adapted by Doug McKeag, sets the scene as an actor brings the story to life using carved masks, singing and movement.

Symphony Special

AN EVENING WITH AUDRA McDONALD Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 8 pm She electrified Broadway in Ragtime and Master Class and played the majestic Mother Abbess in NBC’s recent production of The Sound of Music Live with Carrie Underwood. Now, the Tony award-winner joins the Jacksonville Symphony for an evening of American song. From pop to standards, from Hollywood to Broadway.

M AY

2015 Symphony Special

SLEEPING BEAUTY

BEETHOVEN’S MISSA SOLEMNIS P Florida Blue Masterworks Series

Sat, May 2, 2015 at 8 pm Sun, May 3, 2015 at 3 pm

Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 7:30 pm Sat, Mar 28, 2015 at 8 pm

Jim and Jan Moran Theater

Tchaikovsky’s enchanting Sleeping Beauty has captivated audiences for more than a century. Experience it in a full production, featuring dancers from Jacksonville’s own First Coast Nutcracker.

Tito Muñoz, conductor Jacksonville Symphony Chorus and Soloists BEETHOVEN Missa solemnis

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APRIL

CLASSIC SOUL: MOTOWN AND MORE Fri & Sat, May 8 & 9, 2015 at 8 pm P

2015

Michael Krajewski, conductor Capathia Jenkins & Darius de Haas, guest vocalists Michael Krajewski and incomparable vocalists, Capathia Jenkins and Darius de Haas, celebrate the kings and queens of classic soul. Hit after chart-topping hit from Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Tina Turner, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight and James Brown including “Natural Woman,” “Proud Mary,” “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” and “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours.”

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A TRIBUTE TO MARVIN HAMLISCH P

Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 11 am & 8 pm Sat, Apr 11, 2015 at 8 pm Sun, Apr 12, 2015 at 3 pm

Michael Berkowitz, conductor Cady Huffman and Karen Mason, guest vocalists

COURTNEY LEWIS RETURNS P

Mayo Clinic Coffee Series • Florida Blue Masterworks Series

Truly a “singular sensation,” Marvin Hamlisch left an unparalleled musical legacy that garnered him virtually every major award (three Oscars, four Grammys, four Emmys, a Tony, and three Golden Globes) and generations of fans that will never forget him. Guest conductor Michael Berkowitz and the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra pay tribute with music from A Chorus Line and The Way We Were. JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Courtney Lewis, conductor HAYDN Symphony No. 92, “Oxford” ADÈS Three Studies from Couperin BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra (Not on Coffee) Thursday concert sponsored by BRASS

Starry Nights at Metropolitan Park Series

STARRY NIGHTS #1 AT METROPOLITAN PARK

Thu, May 14, 2015 at 7:30 pm Fri, May 15, 2015 at 11 am & 8 pm

JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Sat, Apr 18, 2015 at 8:15 pm

Starry Nights at Metropolitan Park Series

STARRY NIGHTS #2

Guest Artist TBA AT METROPOLITAN PARK

Sat, May 16, 2015 at 8:15 pm Guest Artist TBA

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