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A donation to ASO puts instruments in the hands of children, makes live symphonic music accessible to all Arkansans, and makes it possible for world-class musicians to call Arkansas home. 

Every dollar counts, and each donation helps ensure a sustainable, thriving future for ASO.

ASO plans to honor the financial commitment made to the musicians as the musicians have always been there for the ASO and the community and now we want to be there for them.

Upcoming Concerts

DEC 16-18 Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with your ASO and four stellar vocalists: Satia Spencer, Karen Q. Clark, John Willis, and Bijoux! BUY TICKETS

JAN 17 ASO musicians perform music from Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Carter and Ran in the intimate setting of the Clinton Presidential Center. BUY TICKETS  

JAN 28-29 ASO's own master harpist, Alisa Coffey, performs Pierné's Concert Piece for Harp and Orchestra on a program also featuring Prokofiev's Romeo & Juliet and Beethoven's Lenore Overture. BUY TICKETS

FEB 11-12 Broadway and Hollywood combine for a romantic and entertaining evening of song and dance! BUY TICKETS

FEB 14 ASO musicians perform music from Bach, Beethoven, Kodály, Trapkus and Berg n the intimate setting of the Clinton Presidential Center. BUY TICKETS  

FEB 25-26 Sensational pianist George Li performs a tour-de-force piano work from Rachmaninoff, and the ASO performs Margaret Bonds and Arkansas' own William Grant Still. BUY TICKETS

MAR 11-12 Experience the action-packed dinosaur adventure as never seen before: projected in HD with full symphonic orchestra playing the iconic score live to picture! BUY TICKETS

APR 1-2 One of the great modern masters of the cello performs one of the most popular concertos ever written for the instrument on a program also featuring music from R. Schumann and Fanny Mendelssohn. BUY TICKETS

APR 4 ASO musicians perform music from Reich, Ewazen and Schubert n the intimate setting of the Clinton Presidential Center. BUY TICKETS  

APR 25 ASO musicians perform music from Moncayo, Damase and Franck in the intimate setting of the Clinton Presidential Center. BUY TICKETS  

May 6-7 Samantha Ege - one of the world's leading scholars on the music of Little Rock's own Florence Price - performs on a program anchored by Berlioz' titanic Symphonie Fantastique. BUY TICKETS

MAY 13-14 The Tony, Grammy, and Billboard Music Award-winning singer, actress, and Broadway star returns to Little Rock for a weekend of exciting music with your Arkansas Symphony! BUY TICKETS

January 12, 2022 Press Announcements about The Stella Boyle Smith Music Center!

The ASO's The Stella Boyle Smith Music Center building project was announced publiclly on January 12, 2022.

This future state-of-the art music center will enable the Arkansas Symphony to expand its state-wide music education initiatives and performance capabilities.

See press coverage from numerous sources and read more about the project here:

https://www.arkansassymphony.org/music-center

AMP Magazine Article - ASO's Opus Ball 37 to honor Florence Price!

 

Read AMP Magazine's article about the  ASO's Opus Ball 37 honoring Florence Price!

 

 

Guest Blog: Celebrating Florence Price!

Guest Blog By: Dr. Linda Holzer, Pianist and Professor of Music, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
July 4, 2021

For the 2021-2022 concert season, the ASO is honoring the musical artistry of Little Rock native, pioneering African American composer Florence Price. Join us in celebrating Arkansas’ cultural heritage!

Your ASO by the Numbers

By: Kari Schulz

June 25, 2021

As we look forward to the coming concert season, we want to reflect on what your ASO has been able to do over the past year and ask you for your support. ...

May 2021 Pop-Up Concerts

By: Kendall Carwile

May 18, 2021 

We couldn't think of a better way to end the 2020-2021 season than with three free outdoor Pop-Up concerts around Little Rock! 

One Year of Bedtime with Bach

By: Kendall Carwile

March 12, 2021 

It has officially been one year since Concertmaster Drew Irvin went live on Facebook for our first Bedtime with Bach. The goal was to bring peace and comfort during a hard time. Over the past year, Arkansas Symphony musicians and friends of the ASO have created 111 videos ...

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