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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

FEB 1 ASO musicians perform music from Shaw, Ligeti, and Brahms in the intimate setting of the Clinton Presidential Center. GET TICKETS

FEB 26-27 Violin superstar Gil Shaham joins Geoffrey Robson and ASO for a program featuring Barber's Violin Concerto, Tchaikovsky, and Little Rock's own Florence Price. GET TICKETS

MAR 1 ASO musicians perform music from Dempster, Jalbert, Renié, and Schubert in the intimate setting of the Clinton Presidential Center. GET TICKETS

MAR 12-13 Celebrate the Queen of Soul with your ASO! This rocking program explores the career of one of the greatest entertainers in American history: Aretha Franklin! GET TICKETS

MAR 26-27 Marvel at the extraordinary showmanship of world-renowned pianist Joseph Joubert and veteran Broadway singers featuring the timeless music of the Gershwin Brothers! GET TICKETS

APR 9-10 Conductor Akiko Fujimoto and pianist Martina Filjak join ASO for a program featuring Mozart, Strauss, and a world premiere from Tania Leon. GET TICKETS

APR 12 ASO musicians perform music from Montgomery, Wiancko, and León in the intimate setting of the Clinton Presidential Center. GET TICKETS

APR 30-MAY 1 Conductor Andrew Crust leads ASO in a concert featuring violinist Shannon Lee and music from Borodin, Shostakovich, and Tchaikovsky.  

MAY 7-8 Cirque de la Symphonie brings the magic of cirque to the music hall with an exciting adaptation of exceptional cirque programs choreographed to classical masterpieces and popular contemporary music. GET TICKETS

MAY 14-15 Conductor Matthew Kraemer and violinist Tessa Lark join ASO for a program featuring Dvorak's New World Symphony and music from Torke and Jeremy Crosmer. GET TICKETS

MAY 17 ASO musicians and 2021-2022 Artist of Distinction Tessa Lark perform music from Chevalier St. George, Mozart, and Mendelssohn in the intimate setting of the Clinton Presidential Center. GET 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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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. 

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