OCT 2-3 Conductor Stephen Mulligan leads ASO in a rousing opening night performance of music from Adams, Schumann feat. Gabriel Martins, Ravel, and Stravinsky's legendary Firebird. GET TICKETS
OCT 12 ASO musicians perform music from Brahms, Bruch, and Price in the intimate setting of the Clinton Presidential Center. GET TICKETS
NOV 6-7 Conductor Roderick Cox leads ASO in a concert featuring piano sensation Conrad Tao and music from Beethoven, Ravel, and Brahms. GET TICKETS
NOV 9 ASO musicians perform music from Martinů, Haydn, Vanhal, and Shostakovich in the intimate setting of the Clinton Presidential Center. GET TICKETS
DEC 17-19 Kris Allen is home for the holidays! Arkansas' own Kris Allen joins the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra for a program of holiday favorites and selections from the American Idol-winner's own music. GET TICKETS
JAN 29-30 Conductor Andrew Crust leads ASO in a concert featuring violinist Shannon Lee and music from Borodin, Shostakovich, and Tchaikovsky. GET TICKETS
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
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
By: Scott Carter, Public Affairs and Creative Economy Advisor for the City of Little Rock
October 16, 2020
When Stella Boyle Smith died at the age of 100 on July 9, 1994, she was well known for her love of music and philanthropy. It is a lasting connection of her to a building in which she spent so many hours as an arts patron.
By: Kendall Carwile
February 19, 2020
Katherine Williamson is in her seventh season with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, where she spent six seasons as an Arts Partner with the Rockefeller Quartet. She is now in her first season as Assistant Concertmaster and Director of the ASO's Sturgis Music Academy. The Academy will have put violins and cellos in the hands of just under 400 Pulaski County schoolchildren by the end of the 19/20 season.
By: Kendall Carwile
January 28, 2020
Timothy MacDuff is in his 1st season with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. He is currently a section violist for the ASO and violist for the Quapaw Quartet, which performs regularly at the Clinton Presidential Center as well as in schools and outreach events all over the state.
Guest Blog By: Dr. Linda Holzer, Pianist and Professor of Music, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
October 4, 2019
Hometown Pride! Vienna has Haydn and Mozart; New York has George Gershwin and Aaron Copland; Little Rock has Florence Price and William Grant Still!
By: Mark Hagemeier, Managing Associate General Counsel, UAMS
April 1, 2019
My name is Mark Hagemeier, and I serve as the Managing Associate General Counsel at UAMS. I’ve held this role on this campus since 2008. Twice each year, employees of UAMS and I are treated to free concerts...