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Join us for our 49th Season! We are very excited to invite you as we “Play On!” The 2014-2015 season is filled with extraordinary music and wonderful guest artists all adding up to truly special evenings.

We are so looking forward to sharing these spectacular events with you. They are all great opportunities for us to come together with family, friends and neighbors, to share in the uniquely powerful experience that is live music!

Nick Palmer
Music Director & Conductor


News from The OSO

Season Tickets on Sale Now!!

Night of RomanceSeptember 20, 2014
7:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: RiverPark Center, Daviess Street, Owensboro, KY, United States
We’ll start our 49th season out with a bang featuring the music of Vaughn Williams - Wasps Overture, Prokofiev - excerpts from Romeo & Juliet, Haydn - Concerto in C Major and Bernstein - Symphonic Dances from West Side Story The OSO will also welcome to the stage 20-year-old American cellist, Cicely Parnas. Parnas is recognized for bringing “velvety sound, articulate passagework and keen imagination” to her performances (The New York Times). As First Prize Winner of the 2012 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, she will be presented this season in debuts in New York in the Rhoda Walker Teagle Concert, and in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center. The OSO is honored to welcome this cello virtuoso to the stage to start our season out!

September 20, 2014

Heartfelt PassionOctober 18, 2014
7:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: RiverPark Center, Daviess Street, Owensboro, KY, United States
The OSO presents the concert version of Verdi’s, La Traviata where mid-19th century star cast lovers in Paris battle family, political and socio-economic barriers to be together. The winning combination of our OSO and the Kentucky Opera will strum your heartstrings.

October 18, 2014

Owensboro Symphony Orchestra's 2nd St Big BandOctober 25, 2014
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Ohio County High School, 1400 S Main St, Hartford, KY, United States
Come out and hear all the big band standards at the Ohio County Family Wellness Center Benefit. 2nd St will not only perform on their own but also world-renowned speed painter, Aaron Kizer.

October 25, 2014

Owensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra Fall ConcertNovember 24, 2014
6 pm to 7 pm
Where: Owensboro Christian Church, 2818 New Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY, United States

November 24, 2014

Alliance Tour of HomesDecember 13, 2014
10 am to 3 pm

December 13, 2014

Holiday Tradition!December 14, 2014
3 pm to 5 pm
Where: RiverPark Center, Daviess Street, Owensboro, KY, United States
Every year the OSO puts on this holiday concert and it has become an Owensboro tradition that encompasses many performing groups that all come together to fill your heart with the holiday spirit. At this concert you’ll hear the OSO, Owensboro Symphony Chorus, Owensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra and special guest artist, Tim King. Except from "Winter" of Vivaldi's Four Seasons along with other traditional holiday music

December 14, 2014

Stained Glass Series: Symphony SundayDecember 21, 2014
10:30 am to 12 pm
Where: First Christian Church held at Third Baptist Church
The Stained Glass Series comprises three concert dates that are free and open to the public. Join us as we bring the community and The OSO together to celebrate the human spirit through the universal medium of music. Each concert combines a chamber orchestra with a choir in some of Owensboro's most beautiful churches for an uplifting experience.

December 21, 2014

Adventure AbroadFebruary 28, 2015
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: RiverPark Center, Daviess Street, Owensboro, KY, United States
The OSO will take you on a musical journey through Europe where you will hear Mozart’s Overture to Don Giovanni, Schumann’s Symphony #4 and feature a special guest artist, Robert Belinic. This guitar phenom will wow you with his virtuoso style of performance as never seen before in Owensboro!

February 28, 2015