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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

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

MAY 26 The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra (ASO) will close its season with a free concert to honor and celebrate the lives of members of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra family who have passed away in these past two years. RSVP NOW

OCT 1-2 Multi-genre master violinist Rachel Barton Pine joins ASO on a program featuring Mozart, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Bruch, and Hindemith. Single tickets will go on sale at a later date - become a season subscriber to get your seats now - and save! SUBSCRIBE NOW!

OCT 22-23 Don't miss the hair-raising Halloween excitement of your ASO haunting you with spooky pop tunes and festive fun melodies for all ages! Single tickets will go on sale at a later date - become a season subscriber to get your seats now - and save! SUBSCRIBE NOW!

NOV 12-13 ASO performs one of the most beloved violin concertos in the repertoire with guest soloist Geneva Lewis, along with music from Sibelius and James Lee, III. Single tickets will go on sale at a later date - become a season subscriber to get your seats now - and save! SUBSCRIBE NOW!

DEC 16-18 Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with your ASO! Single tickets will go on sale at a later date - become a season subscriber to get your seats now - and save! SUBSCRIBE NOW!

JAN 28-29 ASO's own master harpist, Alisa Coffey, performs Pierné's Concert Piece for Harp and Orchestra on a program also featuring music of Anna Clynne and Beethoven. Single tickets will go on sale at a later date - become a season subscriber to get your seats now - and save! SUBSCRIBE NOW!

FEB 11-12 Broadway and Hollywood combine for a romantic and entertaining evening of song and dance! Single tickets will go on sale at a later date - become a season subscriber to get your seats now - and save! SUBSCRIBE NOW!

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. Single tickets will go on sale at a later date - become a season subscriber to get your seats now - and save! SUBSCRIBE NOW!

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! Single tickets will go on sale at a later date - become a season subscriber to get your seats now - and save! SUBSCRIBE NOW!

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. Single tickets will go on sale at a later date - become a season subscriber to get your seats now - and save! SUBSCRIBE NOW!

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. Single tickets will go on sale at a later date - become a season subscriber to get your seats now - and save! SUBSCRIBE NOW!

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! Single tickets will go on sale at a later date - become a season subscriber to get your seats now - and save! SUBSCRIBE NOW!

Mid-Week Musician in the Spotlight: Dan Santelices

By: Rebecca Kirkpatrick
September 27, 2017

It’s time for another edition of the Mid-week Musician in the Spotlight. Each week we will highlight a musician with a few fun facts our patrons may not have otherwise known. This week our Musician in the Spotlight is ASO violinist, Dan Santelices. Here are a few fun facts about Dan:

Insights from the Maestro: Go Brahms

By: Philip Mann, conductor, ASO
September 25, 2017

As a programmer, I am struck by how profoundly sounds can influence our emotions and state-of-mind. With that in mind, I am thrilled to introduce to this season's Composer of the Year, Adam Schoenberg, and the opener to our first concert, Go. Fast and furious, it is a...

Mid-Week Musician in the Spotlight: Eric Hayward

By: Rebecca Kirkpatrick
September 20, 2017

It’s that time of week again-- time for our Mid-Week Musician in the Spotlight.
Each week we will highlight a musician with a few fun facts our patrons wouldn't have otherwise known...

Mid-Week Musician in the Spotlight: Carl Mason

By: Rebecca Kirkpatrick
September 13, 2017

It’s time for our mid-week Musician in the Spotlight! Each week we will highlight a musician with a few fun facts our patrons wouldn't have otherwise known.

This week our Musician in the Spotlight is Carl Mason. Carl currently serves as 3rd Trumpet for the ASO. Here are a few things to know about Carl:...

Cool Beats at ASO's New Program

By: Heather Honaker
July 24, 2017

“Next week, we will learn to play along with a new song,” Ms. Mariana Aun tells the Arkansas Symphony’s new bucket band.

“Will it have a cool beat like this the one we learned today?” asks Byron, bouncing with excitement, drum sticks in hand while...

Arkansas Gives Day, Beethoven & Blue Jeans, plus Beer & Brats: Big week for ASO

By: Heather Honaker
April 4, 2017

Arkansas Gives Day, Beethoven & Blue Jeans, plus Beer & Brats: Big week for ASO
I have been looking forward to this week all season. As if the Beethoven & Blue Jeans concert with Brats & Beer Street Party weren’t fun enough, this year’s...

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