FAYETTEVILLE SYMPHONY

2019-2020 Season Concerts

You can now purchase your 2019-2020 season ticket packages.

Full Season (all 7 concerts) Package

Five Concert Package

You Pick Three Concert Package

 

 

Saturday, October 19th, 2019 | 7:30pm

Huff Concert Hall, Methodist University

5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28311

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Bam! Pow! Join the Fayetteville Symphony as we celebrate the epic battle of good vs. evil with our tribute to heroes and villains. Be a part of the action with James Bond, Wonder Woman, and Spiderman as we battle Pirates, The Dark Knight , Godzilla, and Star Wars.

Pre-Concert Talk with the FSO “Music Nerd” will begin at 6:45pm.

 

Thursday, November 14th, 2019 | 7:30pm

St. John’s Episcopal Church

302 Green Street, Downtown Fayetteville

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Be whisked away for an evening in Paris with the Fayetteville Symphony. Raised in Brooklyn, Aaron Copland traveled to Paris where he was encouraged to develop a new American style. Enjoy these enchanting sounds with FSO musicians Scott Marosek on piano, Sarah Busman on flute, and Darrin Thiriot on clarinet. And what better place to experience this great music than in the beauty and intimacy of St. John’s Episcopal Church.

 

Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 7:30pm

Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University

1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, NC, 28301

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Ring in the season with the Fayetteville Symphony performing traditional favorites including selections from the Nutcracker, Joy to the World, and Sleigh Ride. Joining the symphony will be the Cumberland Oratorio Singers and the children’s choir from Fayetteville Academy.

Pre-Concert Talk with the FSO “Music Nerd” will begin at 6:45pm.

 

Thursday, January 16th, 2020 | 7:30pm

St. John’s Episcopal Church

302 Green Street, Downtown Fayetteville

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Journey through time to the Baroque era with FSO as we play famous pieces of the period. Led by Music Director Stefan Sanders this program will include selections from Handel and Bach as well as Pachelbel’s Canon in D. Come in from the cold for this special evening in the intimate setting of St. John’s Episcopal Church.

 

 

Saturday, February 8th, 2020 | 7:30pm

Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University

1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, NC 28301

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Celebrate female composers with this concert of pieces written exclusively by women. Come be inspired by these groundbreaking women including Florence Price, the first African American woman composer; Amy Beach, the first successful American female symphony composer; and two living composers Joan Tower and Anna Clyne.

Pre-Concert Talk with the FSO “Music Nerd” will begin at 6:45pm.

 

Saturday, March 7th, 2020 | 7:30pm

Huff Concert Hall, Methodist University

5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28311

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Travel with the Fayetteville Symphony and the Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra as they walk in the footsteps of great composers including Wagner, Brahms, and Berlioz and Bizet. Some of the pieces to be performed include Carmen, Danzon, Academic Festival Overture, and What’s Up at the Symphony?

Pre-Concert Talk with the FSO “Music Nerd” will begin at 6:45pm.

 

Saturday, April 4th, 2020 | 7:30pm

Huff Concert Hall, Methodist University

5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28311

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Join the Fayetteville Symphony as we cruise along the Vltava and dance through the Bohemian countryside. Also on this program, FSO Principal Cellist Nate Leyland will perform one of the greatest cello concertos of all time, Dvorak’s Cello Concerto.

Pre-Concert Talk with the “Music Nerd” will begin at 6:45pm. 

Featured Musician

Steve Skillman – Principal French Horn

Symphony_casual_0176.JPGSteve Skillman is the principal horn of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra and the Long Bay Symphony in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He is also a frequent performer with the Wilmington Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Opera Carolina, and chamber groups throughout the region. He has appeared in shows in Myrtle Beach with Burt Bacharach, Barry Manilow, Johnny Mathis, and the late Ray Charles, as well as many touring Broadway productions. Mr. Skillman served as a teacher and administrator for thirty years in Brunswick County, North Carolina, and also taught horn at UNC Wilmington. He received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from East Carolina University, where he studied with James Parnell. Mr. Skillman is a former president of the Brunswick Arts Council, and is a recipient of the Award of Excellence from the North Carolina Bandmaster’s Association.

To Educate. To Entertain. To Inspire.

The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1956 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and is a professional, regional orchestra whose mission is to educate, entertain, and inspire the citizens of the Fayetteville, North Carolina region as the leading musical resource.  Praised for its artistic excellence, the Symphony leads in the cultural and educational landscape for Fayetteville and the southeastern North Carolina region.

The Fayetteville Symphony typically performs 8 concerts during any given season performing both at Methodist University and Fayetteville State University. Partnerships with other agencies include collaborative performances with Cape Fear Regional Theatre, chamber concerts at St. John’s Episcopal Church, as well as the city’s annual Independence concert with fireworks. The Symphony brings music to the schools and the community by performing educational concerts, as well as having its own Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra, after school strings and summer music camps.


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