Saturday, November 2, 2019
Albany will have the unique opportunity to witness live a legend in the world of classical orchestral music – harpist Ann Hobson-Pilot. Hired by the Boston Symphony in 1969 as assistant principal harpist and principal harpist of the Boston Symphony, she was the first African-American woman to be in a major symphony orchestra. Her legacy spans the eras of Arthur Fiedler, John Williams, Seiji Ozawa, James Levine, as well as many other internationally renowned conductors. Hear her perform live with the ASO in the historic Old Mount Zion Church.
Saturday, December 14, 2019
11:00 a.m. & 7:30 p.m.
For the holiday season, the Albany Symphony brings to life Engelbert Humperdinck’s musical score for the Grimm brother’s fairy tale Hansel and Gretel. Join singers, chorus, dancers and orchestra for this presentation in the theater on the West Campus of Albany State University. Enjoy this familiar tale as Hansel and Gretel, a young brother and sister, are kidnapped by an evil witch living in a house constructed of cake, confectionery and candy. The two children escape with their lives by outwitting the witch and rejoice as they reunite with their parents.
Saturday, April 4, 2020
Join the Albany Symphony as we join the worldwide celebration of the 250th birthday of one of classical music’s greatest composers, Ludwig van Beethoven. Joining the orchestra will be pianist Do-Hyun Kim and the combined university choruses from South Georgia for a rare performance of Beethoven’s exuberant Choral Fantasy. Written for piano solo, orchestra, solo sextet, and chorus; the work includes a joyful text celebrating life, beauty, and spirit of happiness. It is set to a melody that foreshadows the famous “Ode to Joy” in his 9th Symphony. This birthday bash showcases a sampling of works from throughout Beethoven’s creative periods.
Platinum Package, $150
3 Masterworks Concerts with Reserved Seating & Same Seat Renewal plus Conductor Circle
Renew by July 1st and receive 1 complimentary ticket to our 4th Annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration on March 13, 2020!
Gold Package, $95
3 Masterworks Concerts with Reserved Seating
Silver Package, $65
3 Masterworks Concerts with General Admission
Add On Tickets
Peppermint Pops Matinee & Instrument Petting Zoo
General Admission $15
With Donation $10
General Admission $25
Know the Score!
6:30 p.m. Pre-concert FAQs
All your questions answered and more! Join us before each Masterworks concert for a Q&A with Claire Fox Hillard and gain insight into the music, composers, musicians, and instruments you will be enjoying during that evening’s concert.
Albany Area Arts Council
Join us after our Masterwork Concerts for a unique opportunity to interact with the guest artists, our ASO musicians, fellow audience members and patrons.
INTRODUCING: Grace Note
10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Our new Pay-What-You-Can community arts inclusion program offers the opportunity to attend a dress rehearsal in a more relaxed environment. Grace Note performances are denoted by a musical note.