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JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Special Events

2011-2012 Season

PR E M I E R E EVE NT!

Fabio Mechetti, conductor Joshua Bell, violin

Joshua Bell

“A thoroughly serious, intelligent musician," raves the Financial Times of London. The Boston Herald declares his playing is "direct, honest and a joy to hear.” Audiences around the globe have cheered the phenomenal Joshua Bell. See him in concert with the Jacksonville Symphony – one performance only – performing Bruch’s beloved Violin Concerto.

Jan. 7, 2012, at 8 p.m. Jacoby Symphony Hall

Sponsored by Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

Grand Opera: La Bohème

Fabio Mechetti, conductor • A. Scott Parry, stage director Featuring a cast of esteemed soloists Jacksonville Symphony Chorus • Jacksonville Children's Chorus

Feb. 11, 2012 at 8 p.m. Moran Theater

Presented by The Julius N. Frankel Foundation

Ballroom With a Twist

Few operas have captivated audiences like Puccini’s tale of hopeless young love, La Bohème. Fabio Mechetti conducts Puccini's heartbreaking masterpiece. Opera in four acts. Sung in Italian with projected English supertitles to enhance your enjoyment.

From the creator of the hit television show,“Dancing with the Stars,” comes Ballroom with a Twist featuring dancers from the hit ABC show and Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance,” along with singers from “American Idol.”

Mar. 3, 2012, at 8 p.m. Moran Theater

Cirque de la Symphonie

Cirque de la Symphonie returns with an all-new show that combines the best in symphonic music with the magic of aerial and acrobatic artistry. Some of the most accomplished Cirque performers from across the globe are featured in this production, which brings a unique mix of acrobats, dancers, contortionists and strongmen into the concert hall for an unforgettable night.

Special Encore Performances Apr. 26, 28, 2012 Apr. 26, 7:30 p.m. Apr. 28 at 3 p.m.

(Series performances Apr. 27 & 28) Jacoby Symphony Hall

Beethoven’s Fifth

Michael Butterman, conductor

June 1, 2, 2012 June 1 at 11 a.m. June 2 at 8 p.m.

No other musical statement can match its raw power and bracing energy. Fabio Mechetti leads the Jacksonville Symphony in Beethoven’s famed Fifth Symphony, in an all-Beethoven concert also featuring the regal “Emperor” Concerto.

Jacoby Symphony Hall

ORDER YOUR TICKETS NOW TO RECEIVE THE BEST SEATS AVAILABLE. START HERE. Choose your performance, section/area and number of seats. Refer to seating chart on season schedule. JACOBY HALL

Section

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HOLIDAY POPS ENCORE

$70 $58

$42 $32 $25

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MICHAEL W. SMITH Pit - $75

$57 $47 $37 $27

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HANDEL’S MESSIAH

$70 $58

$42 $32 $25

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FIRST COAST NUTCRACKER

$50 $33 $23 $18

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LA BOHÈME

$95 $65 $45 $35

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BALLROOM WITH A TWIST

$58 $42 $32 $25

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TOAST! TO THE NEW YEAR!

$125 / $75 / $50

JOSHUA BELL

$120 $75

$50 $40 $30

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CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE

$70 $58

$42 $32 $25

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BEETHOVEN’S FIFTH

$70 $58

$42 $32 $25

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TOTAL AMOUNT DUE FOR ALL EVENTS: $

See reverse for payment options.

When assigning seats, it is more important to: (choose one)

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K Balcony

K Be closer to the stage

If you require special assistance, call (904)354-5547


JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Holiday Specials

2011-2012 S eason

Handel’s Messiah

Michael Butterman, conductor Soloists to be announced Jacksonville Symphony Chorus

Dec. 3, 2011, at 8 p.m. Jacoby Symphony Hall

Amid the frenzied hustle and bustle, it’s difficult to find an oasis of sanity to experience the meaning of Christmas.We have your oasis – Handel’s Messiah. Hallelujah! Handel’s masterpiece to this day is one of the most famous oratorios ever written.

Holiday Pops Special Encore Performance Dec. 11, 2011, at 3 p.m. (Series performances Dec. 9 & 10)

Michael Butterman, conductor Jacksonville Symphony Chorus and special guests

Share the spirit of the season with family and friends and be a part of Jacksonville’s great holiday celebration. Enjoy sparkling Holiday favorites with orchestra, chorus and special guests.

Sponsored by EverBank Jacoby Symphony Hall

First Coast Nutcracker

Michael Butterman, conductor Rhonda Stampalia, choreographer

Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. Dec. 18 at 2 p.m.

Enter the magical world of childlike imagination at one of Jacksonville’s greatest holiday traditions. The First Coast Nutcracker will enchant the whole family, showcasing international award-winning principal dancers, our area’s finest young dance corps and Tchaikovsky’s best-loved melodies played by your Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.

Dec. 16, 17, 18, 2011

Moran Theater

Michael W. Smith Dec. 20, 2011, at 8 p.m. Moran Theater

Toast! To the New Year! Dec. 31, 2011, at 8:30 p.m. Jacoby Symphony Hall

With an impressive roster that includes three popular Christmas albums, Michael W. Smith is well-known for being one of the most acclaimed contemporary Christian artists in years. His heartwarming performance of holiday favorites is sure to delight audiences of all ages.

Ring in the New Year with music by everyone’s favorite local band, your Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. Enjoy light classics and popular hits from Broadway to Vienna. Stay after for live music, dancing and a private view of the fireworks at midnight.

ORDER YOUR TICKETS NOW TO RECEIVE THE BEST SEATS AVAILABLE. Begin on reverse. Name: Address: City:

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