2016-17 Season

GSO 2016-17 Season Package

Our 2016-2017 Master Works Series features some of the world’s greatest classical music featuring new GSO Music Director, Timothy Verville! In addition, the season includes performances by the GSO Chorus, GSO Jazz! and the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra, as well as a special Sensory Friendly performance in partnership with Autism Speaks.


Select at least four events from the list of GSO ticketed concerts, and receive a 15% discount. Please scroll down to purchase tickets to individual concerts.

Sensory Friendly Concert

Saturday, March 4, 2017
Marietta Performing Arts Center
1171 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta, GA 30152

Guest artist: John Irrera, Violin

The Georgia Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with Autism Speaks is proud to present the second annual Sensory Friendly Concert designed especially for persons with autism and their families. A new addition to GSO’s educational and outreach program, this concert will give a broad overview of the great expanse of classical music. Sensory sensitive listeners and family members will delight in the discovery of an orchestral experience that invites and welcomes the autistic into the world of classical music, with guest violinist John Irrera.

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue in D major
Vivaldi: Concerto No. 4 in F minor, Op. 8 “L’inverno” (Winter)
Gershwin: Lullaby
Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F Major
Mozart: Rondo in C for Violin and Orchestra

GSO Jazz Big Band!

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Earl Smith Strand Theatre
117 N. Park Square, Marietta, GA 30060

“GSO Jazz Performs Music of the University of North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band”

The One O’Clock Lab Band for 69 years has been the premier ensemble of the Jazz Studies Division at the University of North Texas College of Music in Denton. The band has performed and toured in Australia, Canada, England, Finland, France, READ MORE

Celebrity Luncheon

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Marietta Country Club
1400 Marietta Country Club Dr NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152

Special guest keynote speaker: Carmen Agra Deedy, internationally known award-winning author of children’s literature, storyteller and radio contributor.

Learn more about the keynote speaker here

Join us for our 10th annual Celebrity Luncheon, sit with your favorite Southern Notable, and enjoy a superb lunch and tantalizing Silent Auction! Previous luncheons have featured interesting notable sports figures, authors and artists on the local state and national level and this year promises to be more intriguing than ever!

Keep checking back for more details.

Just the Beginning

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Marietta Performing Arts Center
1171 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta, GA 30152

The end of the season is just the beginning as the Georgia Symphony Orchestra performs an evening of preludes, overtures, and concert openers by some of the greatest composers. The finale goes out with a bang to the sounds of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture with the GSO Chorus!

Mozart: Overture to Die Zauberflöte
Mendelssohn: The Hebrides (Fingals Cave)
Dvorak: Scherzo capriccioso
Wagner: Prelude to Parsifal
Tchaikovsky: Overture to the Year 1812 with GSO Chorus

GYSO Season Finale

Sunday, May 21, 2017
3:00pm, 7:30pm
Bailey Performance Center
Kennesaw State University

These final concerts of the season feature original compositions by the percussion ensemble and a special performance featuring the winner of the concerto competition and for the first time, the GSO Chorus! The season finale is a grand culmination of the entire year’s work.

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