Phoenix Symphony Archives

Wicked Actress will perform with Phoenix Symphony


Actress and recording artist Kristin Chenoweth makes her debut with The Phoenix Symphony to close out the 2015/16 APS Pops Series. As a veteran of the stage, she has performed to sold-out crowds in concert halls around the country. Don’t miss this magical program May 21 at 7:30 p.m. and May 22 at 2:00 p.m.… Read More →

Phoenix Symphony celebrates music of Michael Jackson

Top 5: Performing Arts & Theater, Experience AZ, Fall-Winter 2012

From his early years with the Jackson 5 to his mega-hit album Thriller and beyond, Michael Jackson stormed the music industry with hit after hit. Join The Phoenix Symphony and talented vocalist Chester Gregory will celebrate one of the greatest performers of all time on April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Symphony Hall. The Music of Michael Jackson… Read More →

Phoenix Symphony announces the 2016-17 season

The Phoenix Symphony, Larry Fitzgerald
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The Phoenix Symphony announces the 2016/17 Season, which marks the Virginia G. Piper Music Director Tito Muñoz’s third season with the Symphony. “The theme for the 2016/17 Season is Symphony Your Way, embodying the ability of The Phoenix Symphony to evolve and meet the needs of our changing audience,” said Jim Ward, president and CEO of… Read More →

Schoolhouse Rock hits Symphony Hall

by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Join The Phoenix Symphony on January 10 at 2:00 p.m. for a brand new Family Series Concert based on the iconic television series Schoolhouse Rock! Bop along to catchy, tongue-twisting tunes like “Conjunction Junction,” “Mother Necessity” and “I’m Just a Bill,” that combine scholastic themes and popular classical music. This concert features Step on Stage children’s choir,… Read More →

ZooLights is back + more to do this week

Peacock from ZooLights 2013, photo from

11/24-1/11: ZooLights The annual ZooLights event is opening this week at the Phoenix Zoo. Opening on Nov. 24 and closing on Jan. 11, ZooLights features almost 4 million LED lights spread throughout the zoo and formed into the shapes of many of its popular animals. By day, the zoo’s animals will be out and wandering… Read More →

Maestro Muñoz Makes Debut Sept. 19-20

Tito Munoz conducting the Cleveland Orchestra

The Phoenix Symphony launches its 2014-15 season and Virginia G. Piper Music Director Tito Muñoz’ inaugural season with Carl Orff’s Carmina burana on September 19 and 20 at Symphony Hall. For this special occasion, Sandra Day O’Connor, Former Supreme Court Justice and prominent supporter of arts in Arizona, will conduct our nation’s national anthem before… Read More →

Phoenix Symphony, PIR present ‘Sound of Speed’


The Phoenix Symphony will rev its musical engines and shift into a new gear to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Phoenix International Raceway in a creative collaboration that mixes great music, classic cars and people who love both with a special performance entitled ‘The Sound of Speed.’ This groundbreaking event marks a new level in… Read More →

Phoenix Symphony Elects G&K Shareholder

Ryan Opel - Headshot

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that Ryan B. Opel has been elected to the office of Vice Chair, Nominating & Governance, for The Phoenix Symphony Association. Mr. Opel joined the Symphony’s Board of Directors in 2012 and became Chairman of the Education and Community Engagement Committee in 2013. “I am honored to… Read More →

Spielberg Benefit Concert Raises more than $600K


On Saturday September 28th The Phoenix Symphony hosted a Benefit Concert Conducted by John Williams with Special Guest Steven Spielberg. This one-night-only performance was a fundraiser that combined two Hollywood titans, iconic music scores and a selection of unforgettable film clips in order to benefit The Phoenix Symphony’s Education and Community Engagement programs. This special… Read More →

Spielberg Joins Williams with The Phoenix Symphony

Phoenix Symphony Contest
by in Business News | Nonprofit

Five-time Academy Award and 21-time Grammy Award winner John Williams joins The Phoenix Symphony to conduct an unforgettable evening of music from the movies, featuring selections from some of his most popular and iconic scores, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Jaws, E.T., Indiana Jones, Schindler’s List and more.  During this special appearance on September 28,… Read More →

Phoenix Symphony Names 2 to Board

Phoenix Symphony Contest
by in Business News | Nonprofit

The Phoenix Symphony Association named Jaime Daddona Brennan and Tim K. Schultz to its Board of Directors. “Jaime and Tim bring invaluable experience to our Board of Directors,” said C.A. Howlett, Chairman of the Board for The Phoenix Symphony. “We are truly fortunate to welcome such high-caliber individuals to our team” he added. Jaime Daddona… Read More →

Top 5: Performing Arts & Theater (Fall-Winter 2012)

Top 5: Performing Arts & Theater, Experience AZ, Fall-Winter 2012

The Top 5 Performing Arts & Theater venues in Arizona — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Herberger Theater 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix, AZ 85004 (602) 252-8497 Herberger Theater is home to Actors Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, and Center Dance Ensemble. Approximately 175,000 patrons visit the Herberger annually. Silver Star Playhouse 5247… Read More →

New Year's Eve Events Throughout Arizona To Ring In 2013

New Year's Eve
by in Events | Play | Stay

If you’re looking for something do in Arizona this New Year’s Eve 2013, we’ve got you covered — from Flagstaff all the way down to Tucson. Whether you’re into comedy, music, dancing or all of the above, the following events should help you ring in the New Year with a bang: Northern Arizona Weatherford Hotel… Read More →

Phoenix Symphony Invites Larry Fitzgerald To Conduct On Opening Night [PHOTOS]

The Phoenix Symphony, Larry Fitzgerald
by in Events | Play

Upon fall’s arrival, one may hear the sound of beautiful music grace the Downtown Phoenix area as temperatures begin to simmer down. Where is it coming from you might ask? At the Phoenix Symphony, of course, as it prepares to open its doors again to the public. And if you decide to venture out to… Read More →