The San Angelo Symphony

Join the San Angelo Symphony as we embark on an anything but ordinary season of musical experiences. Subscribe today and gain access to all of the latest happenings both in and outside of the Murphey Performance Hall!

Education & Community Initiatives

The San Angelo Symphony Education Department seeks to encourage the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of music while promoting active participation through education of all adults, children and students in West Texas.

Special Events

Tailored experiences that are always a good time!

Upcoming Shows

FIESTA AT THE MURPHEY

Saturday, October 7, 2023
The Murphey Performance Hall
7:00 PM

Featuring Sofía Ros, accordion

Celebrate the San Angelo Symphony’s opening concert of the 2023-2024 season with a fiesta that you won’t soon forget! Originally titled, Rumba, Gershwin’s Cuban Overture will deliver Caribbean rhythms and Cuban native percussion, with a wide range of instrumental technique. Not to be outdone, guest artist, Sofía Ros, performs the Argentine master of Tango Nuevo, Astor Piazzolla’s Concert for Bandoneon. This concert is sure to have you dancing in the aisles!

Join us for a pre-concert party from 5:45 – 6:45 PM! Food from Fuentez Cafe, Music provided by the talented Lake View Mariachi, face painting, crafts, and a raffle! You won’t want to miss this one-of-a kind event. Fiesta at the Murphey ticket required for entry.

Special thanks to Concert Sponsors, Mrs. Elta Joyce McAfee, & The Art and Eva Camunez Tucker Foundation

 

SORANTIN GOLD

Saturday, November 4, 2023
The Murphey Performance Hall
7:00 PM

Special guest, Sorantin Winner Mikhail Berestnev, piano
Featuring Concertmaster Fagner Rocha, violin, Emilee Hall-Rocha, violin, John Irish, trumpet, and Janelle Ott, bassoon

Winner of the 2012 Eric Sorantin Young Artists Competition, Mikhail Berestnev returns to San Angelo for a night of orchestral greats including Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concert No. 1. Spotlighting a few of our local outstanding orchestra members, Fagner Rocha, Emilee Hall-Rocha, John Irish, and Janelle Ott, will take the stage and perform pieces by Bach, Mozart and Haydn. Don’t miss this electrifying evening of classical music by your very own San Angelo Symphony musicians!

Special thanks to Concert Sponsor, Mr. J. Mark McLaughlin

A HOMETOWN HOLIDAY

Saturday, December 2, 2023
The Murphey Performance Hall
7:00 PM

The Symphony Chorus, directed by Dr. Eric Posada, featuring choir members from Angelo State University, Central High School, Cornerstone Christian School, Lake View High School, and the San Angelo Chorus

Gather family and friends in the Murphey Performance Hall for a sparkling concert filled with the merriest sounds of the season! Featuring the San Angelo Symphony Chorus as they perform alongside your symphony orchestra and the ever popular holiday singalong. Make this heartwarming performance a family tradition!

Special thanks to Concert Sponsors, Dr. Dale & Mrs. Ellen McDonald, & San Angelo Symphony Chorus Sponsor, Mr. David Hirschfeld

GERSHWIN, ROSSINI, & THE FRANK VIGNOLA TRIO

Saturday, January 27, 2024
The Murphey Performance Hall
7:00 PM

Featuring Frank Vignola, guitar, Vinny Raniolo, guitar, Gary Mazzaroppi, bass Special narration by Gary Booth

The San Angelo Symphony takes the stage for an exciting night of Gershwin, Rossini and Britten along with the famed Vignola Trio. Starting the night with the suite from the folk tale of Porgy and Bess, audience goers will be dazzled by the dramatic action from this popular piece followed by the cheerful earful of exuberant jazz created by the Vignola Trio. Rounding out the night, Gary Booth, will narrate Britten’s Young People’s Guide to the Orchestra showing off the incredible capacities of the various sections of the orchestra.

Special thanks to Concert Sponsors, Mr. Richard & Mrs. Betty Mayer

FIRST FINANCIAL BANK FAMILY POPS CONCERT

Cirque de la Symphonie

Saturday, March 23, 2024
Angelo State University Junell Center
7:30 PM

Prepare for a dazzling spectacle of sight and sound the only Cirque de la Symphonie knows how to bring! Join in on the fun as the world’s greatest flyers, acrobats, dancers, contortionists, and jugglers showcase their own jaw-dropping feats while your San Angelo Symphony Orchestra performs breathtaking music right before your eyes. A one-of-a kind night of live orchestra music – perfect for the whole family!

Special thanks to Concert Sponsor, First Financial Bank, & Guest Artists Sponsors, Mr. Lee & Mrs. Candyce Pfluger 

About

The mission of the San Angelo Symphony Society is to inspire, engage and educate diverse audiences through the experience of the highest quality orchestral music.

Education & Community

The San Angelo Symphony has always been a pillar in the San Angelo community. As the symphony continues to evolve, they want to create programs that will help shape the future of our town. These programs are aimed at reaching out to all different age groups and are designed with the intention of cultivating lifelong music lovers in every person who attends.

Support

Life is better with music! Your contributions make it possible for the San Angelo Symphony to grow our cultural footprint through the highest quality of orchestral music, as well as our inspiring and engaging educational and community initiatives. Give today and make this art form accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds in our region – this season, and beyond.

Special Events

Enjoy great company, extraordinary food, and fun new experiences. The San Angelo Symphony offers a variety of special events throughout the season all meant to celebrate and support our artistic, educational and community engagement initiative.