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JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Fabio Mechetti, Music Director and Principal Conductor Haskell Endowed Chair

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Fidelity National Financial Pops Series 4 Stars from the Original Cast of Jersey Boys Oct. 18 & 19, 2013 Michael Krajewski, conductor Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard, J. Robert Spencer, vocalists

Direct from Broadway – the original cast members of Jersey Boys reunite to harmonize the hits of the 1960’s: The Four Seasons, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, The Motown Sound, and more. Concert sponsored by Regency Centers Mayo Clinic Coffee Series Florida Blue Masterworks Series

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

Fri., Oct. 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. Fri. & Sat., Oct. 25 & 26, 2013, at 8 p.m. Ward Stare, conductor • Susanna Phillips, soprano HAYDN Symphony No. 96 “Miracle” BARBER Knoxville: Summer of 1915 BRAHMS Symphony No. 1

Coffee concert sponsored by Stratton & Company Retirement Financial Strategies Saturday concert sponsored by BRASS EverBank Family Series

SYMPHONIC SPOOKTACULAR Sun., Oct. 27, 2013, at 3 p.m.

A frighteningly fun Halloween concert filled with thrills, chills and the acrobatic artistry of Vladimir and Alina. Bring the kids in their favorite costumes. Enjoy the symphony as they play your spirited favorites.

All programs, dates, artists and ticket prices are subject to change. Refer to Ticket Prices and Seating at JaxSymphony.org.

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Opening Weekend! GERSHWIN & TCHAIKOVSKY P Thu., Oct. 3, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. Fri. & Sat., Oct. 4 & 5, 2013, at 8 p.m. Teddy Abrams, conductor & piano GERSHWIN An American in Paris RAVEL Piano Concerto in G TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4

Concert sponsored by Haskell

SIMPLY SINATRA Fri. & Sat., Nov. 8 & 9, 2013 at 8 p.m. Steve Lippia, guest artist

Come fly to Jacoby Hall for a special salute to Ol’ Blue Eyes - Frank Sinatra. The Jacksonville Symphony is joined by the swingin’ voice of Steve Lippia for all your Sinatra standards. It takes you back to the time when a great voice and a great song came together…and there was magic. Friday concert sponsored by Omni Jacksonville Hotel Saturday concert sponsored by BRASS

Mayo Clinic Coffee Series

A RISING STAR

Publix Super Markets Charities JSYO Series

Oct. 11, 2013 Nicholas Palmer, conductor • Will Hagen, violin

JSYO FALL CONCERT

Music by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Gershwin, Bernstein, John Williams and more. Concert sponsored by Raymond James & Associates

Sun., Nov. 10, 2013 at 5 p.m.


Symphony Special Matinee Series

Symphony Special

CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR

Sat., Dec. 21, 2013 at 8 p.m. Mary Wilson, soprano • Adriana Zabala, mezzo-soprano Jason Ferrante, tenor • Matt Boehler, bass Jacksonville Symphony Chorus

Sat., Nov. 16, 2013 at 8 p.m. Sun., Nov. 17, 2013 at 3 p.m.

Roll up for the “Classical Mystery Tour.” All your Beatles memories performed LIVE by the Jacksonville Symphony and members of the original cast of Broadway’s Beatlemania! Fab Four hit after Fab Four hit!

HANDEL’S MESSIAH

Handel’s masterpiece to this day is one of the most famous oratorios ever written. Hallelujah! Sponsored by St. Vincent’s HealthCare

Saturday concert sponsored by David & Linda Stein Florida Blue Masterworks Series Mayo Clinic Coffee Series

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Thu., Nov. 21, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Nov. 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. Fri. & Sat., Nov. 22 & 23, 2013, at 8 p.m. Robert Moody, conductor • Christina Major, soprano Troy Cook, baritone • Jacksonville Symphony Chorus BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Dona Nobis Pacem (not on Coffee)

Coffee concert sponsored by BRASS Masterworks concerts sponsored by Brooks Rehabilitation Thursday concert dedicated by The Estate of Doina Gradina Farkas

DECEMBER

2013

VyStar Presents FIRST COAST NUTCRACKER Fri., Dec. 6, 2013 at 8 p.m. Sat., Dec. 7, 2013 at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. Sun., Dec. 8, 2013 at 2 p.m. Jim and Jan Moran Theater

Enter the magical world of childlike imagination at one of Jacksonville’s greatest holiday traditions. Publix Super Markets Charities JSYO Series

JSYO HOLIDAY CONCERT

Symphony Special

TOAST! TO THE NEW YEAR! Tue., Dec. 31, 2013 at 8:30 p.m. Stuart Chafetz, conductor • Mike Eldred, vocalist

Ring in the New Year with your Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra! Enjoy a sparkling program of symphonic favorites, along with the spirit-soaring tenor voice of Mike Eldred.

JANUARY

2014

BRAHMS SYMPHONY NO. 2 P Florida Blue Masterworks Series

Thu., Jan. 9, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. Fri. & Sat., Jan. 10 & 11, 2014, at 8 p.m. Cristian Macelaru, conductor

BARBER Symphony No. 1 BRITTEN Peter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes BRAHMS Symphony No. 2

Thursday concert sponsored by YP Saturday concert sponsored by BRASS Mayo Clinic Coffee Series Matinee Series

STARS OF THE SYMPHONY Fri., Jan. 17, 2014, at 11 a.m. Sun., Jan. 19, 2014, at 3 p.m. Michael Butterman, conductor • Philip Pan, violin Peter Wright, clarinet • Les Roettges, flute Jeffrey Peterson, trombone

Sun., Dec. 9, 2013 at 7 p.m.

See members of your Jacksonville Symphony take center stage in a dazzling display of virtuosity!

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Fidelity National Financial Pops Series

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Thu., Dec. 12, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Dec. 13 at 11 a.m. Fri. & Sat., Dec. 13 & 14, 2013 at 8 p.m. Sun., Dec 15, 2013, at 3 p.m. Michael Butterman, conductor Tony DeSare, vocalist and pianist Jacksonville Symphony Chorus

It’s Jacksonville’s favorite Holiday music tradition! Your family will thrill to the spectacle of the season as the Jacksonville Symphony, joined by singer/pianist Tony DeSare, present this sparkling holiday celebration. Sing-alongs and more.

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Fri. & Sat., Jan. 24 & 25, 2014, at 8 p.m. John Mueller, Ray Anthony, Jay Richardson, guest artists

Break out the Brylcreem and put on your poodle skirts! Celebrating the pioneers of Rock and Roll. This winter dance party presents the biggest hits of Ritchie Valens (“La Bamba”), The Big Bopper (“Chantilly Lace”), and the legendary Buddy Holly. “That’ll Be the Day,” “Words of Love,” “Peggy Sue,” “True Love Ways” and more. “Oh, baby, you know what you like!” Concert sponsored by FIS

Coffee concert sponsored by Westminster Woods Pops concerts sponsored by Stein Mart Matinee series concert sponsored by Jess & Brewster J. Durkee Foundation

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EverBank Family Series

DR. SEUSS’ - THE SNEETCHES Sun., Jan. 26, 2014, at 3 p.m.

Dr. Seuss' classic "The Sneetches" comes alive in a brand new symphonic production! Youngsters of all ages will enjoy this fantastical tale, which includes full orchestra, narrator, and images projected above the stage. Concert sponsored by Scott-McRae Group

FEBRUARY

2014

Symphony Special

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THE BARBRA STREISAND SONGBOOK With Ann Hampton Callaway P Fri., Feb. 21, 2014 at 11 a.m. Fri. & Sat., Feb. 21 & 22, 2014, at 8 p.m. Ann Hampton Callaway, guest artist

Singer-Songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway celebrates the music of Barbra Streisand, a loving musical portrait of the icon’s Broadway years (Funny Girl) to her smash film hits (A Star is Born) to her gold-certified albums. Coffee concert sponsored by Raymond James & Associates EverBank Family Series

Dark Side of the Moon THE MUSIC OF PINK FLOYD

THE ORCHESTRA GAMES

Sat., Feb. 1, 2014 at 8 p.m. Brent Havens, conductor

Come and cheer at “The Orchestra Games.” We’ll explore and learn the personalities of the various instruments, as we sprint through an Olympic array of events. Which instrument will win the Low Note Limbo, the Fast Note Dash, or the Marathon?

The rock. The sound. The music of Pink Floyd. Zebra’s Randy Jackson, his rock band and the full sonic force of the Jacksonville Symphony, perform The Music of Pink Floyd. The biggest hits from one of rock’s most powerful super-groups. “Comfortably Numb,” “Us and Them,” “Dark Side of the Moon” and “The Wall.” Symphony Special

The Julius N. Frankel Foundation Presents Mozart’s Opera – THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO

Sat., Feb. 8, 2014 at 8 p.m. Jim and Jan Moran Theater Fabio Mechetti, conductor

Perhaps the most perfect opera ever written. Mozart’s comic masterpiece of love, jealously and infidelity. The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra presents The Marriage of Figaro. Fully produced with English supertitles.

Sun., Feb. 23, 2014, at 3 p.m.

Concert sponsored by The Main Street America Group

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Florida Blue Masterworks Series

Thu., Feb. 27, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. Fri. & Sat., Feb. 28 & Mar. 1, 2014, at 8 p.m. Fabio Mechetti, conductor • Angela Meade, soprano Elise Quagliata, alto • Jason Slayden, tenor Denis Sedov, bass • Jacksonville Symphony Chorus VERDI Requiem

Concert sponsored by the Roger L. and Rochelle S. Main Charitable Trust

MARCH

2014

Symphony Special

CHORAL BLOCKBUSTER! Mayo Clinic Coffee Series Florida Blue Masterworks Series

Valentine’s Weekend! ROMEO AND JULIET P

Thu., Feb. 13, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 14, 2014 at 11 a.m. Fri. & Sat., Feb. 14 & 15, 2014, at 8 p.m. André Raphel, conductor • Philippe Quint, violin PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet (Selections) MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto (not on Coffee) TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 2 “Little Russian”

Coffee concert sponsored by Stratton & Company Retirement Financial Strategies Masterworks concerts sponsored by US Trust

Publix Super Markets Charities JSYO Series

JSYO FESTIVAL OF STRINGS

Fri. & Sat., Mar. 7 & 8, 2014 at 8 p.m.

An artillery of brass. A battery of percussion. Massive orchestra and chorus. Sir William Walton’s colossal Belshazzar’s Feast is music to be heard. Music to be seen. Publix Super Markets Charities JSYO Series

JSYO SPRING CONCERT Sun., Mar. 9, 2014 at 5 p.m.

RACHMANINOFF THIRD PIANO CONCERTO P Florida Blue Masterworks Series

Thu., Mar. 13, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. Fri. & Sat., Mar. 14 & 15, 2014, at 8 p.m. Courtney Lewis, conductor • Joyce Yang, piano

WAGNER Tristan und Isolde, Prelude and Liebestod RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3 DVOR ÁK Symphony No. 7 v

Sun., Feb. 16, 2014 at 5 p.m.

Concert sponsored by Mayo Clinic EverBank Family Series

MOZART’S MAGNIFICENT VOYAGE Sun., Mar. 16, 2014, at 3 p.m.

GROUP TICKETS Groups of Ten or More Get a 15% Discount. Plan early! Call Bill Cosnotti, JSYM Group Sales Executive, at 904.356.0426.

Peer into a mysterious chest and travel back in time with Mozart's young son Karl as he learns about his father's incredible childhood, his passion for composing and musical genius. Listen to music from Mozart's most important and engaging works, including the famous The Magic Flute.


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JSYO YEAR-END CONCERT

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Fri., Mar. 21, 2014, at 11 a.m. Fri. & Sat., Mar. 21 & 22, 2014, at 8 p.m. Sun., Mar. 23, 2014, at 3 p.m. Michael Krajewski, conductor Jacksonville Symphony Chorus

The Ride of the Valkyries…William (Lone Ranger!)Tell… Flight of the Bumblebee… Pachelbel’s Canon… patriotic favorites and much more. An evening-long explosion of orchestral fireworks! Symphony Special

SIR JAMES GALWAY Fri., Mar. 28, 2014 at 8 p.m. Michael Butterman, conductor Sir James Galway, special guest

Join the “Man with the Golden Flute,” Sir James Galway, in a festive, “one night only” event with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.

Mon., Apr. 28, 2014 at 7 p.m.

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Fri., May 2, 2014 at 11 a.m. Fri. & Sat., May 2 & 3, 2014 at 8 p.m. Michael Krajewski, conductor Rob Evan (pictured), Shem von Schroeck and Micah Wilshire, guest artists

The power ballads. The chart-smashing hits. The Jacksonville Symphony pays tribute to Paul McCartney, Sting, Don Henley, Freddie Mercury and more. They will rock you! Concerts sponsored by The DuBow Family Foundation Publix Super Markets Charities JSYO Series

MAJOR/MINOR CONCERT Symphony Special

Fri., May 9, 2014 at 8 p.m.

INDIGO GIRLS

The JSYO and JSYM, side-by-side!

Sat., Mar. 29, 2014 at 8 p.m. Michael Butterman, conductor • Indigo Girls, special guests

Florida Blue Masterworks Series

The Indigo Girls smashed through the charts with “Closer to Fine,” “Galileo,” and many more. The Jacksonville Symphony and Indigo Girls come together for one unique evening of tight-knit harmonies.

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FABIO MECHETTI’S FINALE

Fri. & Sat., May 16 & 17, 2014, at 8 p.m. Fabio Mechetti, conductor • Elise Quagliata, alto Jacksonville Symphony Women’s Chorus Jacksonville Children’s Chorus MAHLER Symphony No. 3

2014 Florida Blue Masterworks Series

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Thu., Apr. 3, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. Fri. & Sat., Apr. 4 & 5, 2014, at 8 p.m. Andrew Grams, conductor • William Wolfram, piano

Priority Seating. Purchase tickets to all Jacksonville Symphony Special Events before they go on sale to the general public, guaranteeing you the best seats available.

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BRAHMS Hungarian Dance No. 1 LISZT Les Preludes DVOR ÁK Carnival Overture LISZT Hungarian Rhapsody & Piano Concerto No. 1 v

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Discount Pre-paid Parking. Save close to $10 per concert! For just $25 subscribers enjoy pre-paid parking (package of 10 passes) for the entire season in the garage adjacent to the Omni Hotel.

Fri., Apr. 11, 2014, at 11 a.m. Fri. & Sat., Apr. 11 & 12, 2014, at 8 p.m. Jack Everly, conductor

Free Ticket Exchange. Exchange your tickets for any regular series concert free of charge.

Sail down the Strip as Jack Everly and the Jacksonville Symphony go Vegas. A jackpot of hits from The Rat Pack, Broadway and more. Stars, showgirls, and surprises. Just remember: What happens in Jacoby Hall stays in Jacoby Hall!

Does not include Special Concerts. Charges may result from exchanging to a higher price ticket. Seat locations are offered based on availability.

Discounts on Single Tickets. Subscribers save up to $5 per ticket Coffee concert sponsored by BRASS on additional single-concert ticket purchases. Florida Blue Masterworks Series Ticket Reprint Service. Call Patron THE FIREBIRD P Services or come to the “Will-Call” Fri. & Sat., Apr. 25 & 26, 2014, at 8 p.m. window the day of the performance. Shizuo Z Kuwahara, conductor We will replace your lost tickets free. Stewart Goodyear, piano PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 3 KHACHATURIAN Masquerade Suite STRAVINSKY The Firebird Suite (1919)

Tax Credit. If your ticket will go unused, return it to our box office 48 hours before the event (or fax a copy Saturday concert sponsored by BRASS of the torn ticket) and receive a tax credit for the amount of the ticket.

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