News Releases

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August 10, 2023 – Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Breaks Ground on New $11.75 million Stella Boyle Smith Music Center in Little Rocks East Village

June 7, 2023 – Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Opens its Next Chapter by Appointing Geoffrey Robson as Music Director

May 24, 2023 - Arkansas Symphony Orchestra to Name Morgan Hall in Honor of Little Rock's Susie and Charles Morgan


June 23, 2022 - Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Announces Guest Conductors for the 2022-23 Masterworks Concerts

June 14, 2022 - Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Receives $1.5-million Challenge Grant to Help Build the Stella Boyle Smith Community Music Center

March 29, 2022 - Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Releases World Premiere Recording of Florence Price "Piano Concerto in One Movement" with the Composer's Orchestration

January 12, 2022 - Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Reveals Plans for New Stella Boyle Smith Music Center in Little Rock's East Village


December 7, 2021 - ASO Concertmaster Named to Musical America's Top 30 Professionals of the Year

November 9, 2021 - American Idol-Winner Kris Allen to Perform with Arkansas Symphony for Holiday Spectacular

August 12, 2021 - Arkansas Symphony Orchestra to Perform Celebrate Little Rock, Together, a Free Concert Kicking Off the 2021-2022 Symphony Season 

July 1, 2021 - Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Announces New Youth Orchestra Director


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