Symphony Orchestra Augusta

Continuing to focus on excellence in live music performance, SOA shares its love through a variety of concert series: Pops! at the Bell - offers fan favorites from icons such as Olivia Newton John to the Music of Queen Spectacular and country favorites such as Wynonna Judd and Leann Rimes, to the music stages and screen. Columbia County Music Series - SOA's chamber series, features ensembles and guest artists from around the world in an intimate setting. Symphony Series - Patrons are provided impressive evenings filled with the sound of the full orchestra sharing familiar classics and thrilling contemporary works.

Don Juan

  • First Baptist of Augusta

Symphony Orchestra Augusta with special guest Daniel Mumm, cello, will perform:

R. Strauss: Don Juan

Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rocco Theme for Cello

Elgar: Enigma Variations

Cirque "Spooktacular"

  • William B. Bell Auditorium

Cirque de la Symphonie’s aerial flyers, acrobats, jugglers, and strongmen perform daring feats choreographed to live music by Symphony Orchestra Augusta. Now with a spooky twist, this show will be even more dazzling to the eye and the ear than ever!

Simon & Jacques

  • Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center

Cello and guitar duo Simon & Jacques have been working together since they were colleagues at the Yale School of Music. Their repertoire includes de Falla, Schubert, and newly commissioned works.

The Music of Journey

  • William B. Bell Auditorium

Brent Havens, guest conductor
Don’t Stop Believin’ in that iconic sound of the 80s. Hear the top-selling rock music of all me as you’ve never heard it before – performed by Symphony Orchestra Augusta.

Dvorak's New World

  • First Baptist of Augusta

Symphony Orchestra Augusta with special guest Jim Nord, organ, will perform:

Joan Tower: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman

Hennecken: World Premier

Widor: Organ Symphony No. 6, Mvt. 1

Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, "From the New World"

Beethoven's Ninth

  • Miller Theatre

Symphony Orchestra Augusta premiers in the newly renovated historic Miller Thetatre to perform:

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture

Copland: Billy the Kid Suite

Beethoven Symphony No. 9, "Ode to Joy"

Andrew Tyson

  • Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center

Hailed by BBC Radio as “a real poet of the piano,” Andrew Tyson was awarded First Prize at the Géza Anda Compe on and has toured Europe and the U.S. with appearances in Zurich, Brussels, St. Petersburg, and at Carnegie Hall.

Under the Streetlamp

  • William B. Bell Auditorium

Retro never sounded so now! As seen on PBS, Under the Streetlamp performs an electrifying evening of classic hits from the American Radio Songbook. Experience their tight harmonies and slick dance moves live in concert with Symphony Orchestra Augusta!

Attacca Quartet

  • Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center

The internationally-acclaimed Attacca Quartet has become one of America’s premier young performing ensembles. Formed at the Juilliard School in 2003, they have served as guest artists at the Lincoln Center and Tanglewood Institute.

A Classical Affair

  • Miller Theatre

Symphony Orchestra Augusta performs:

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1, "Classical"

Haydn: Symphony No. 88

Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite

Mozart: Symphony No. 31, "Paris"

A Night at the Cotton Club

  • William B. Bell Auditorium

Byron Stripling, guest conductor
Musicians Byron Stripling, Carmen Bradford, and Bob Breithaupt and tap dancer Ted Louis Levy join SOA to transport you to the jazz era of the 1920s with music of Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, and Ella Fitzgerald!

Latin Masterpieces

  • Miller Theatre

Symphony Orchestra Augusta with special guest Lara St. John, violin, performs:

Ravel: Alborada del Gracioso

De Falla: Three Cornered Hat Suite

Marquez: Danzon No. 2

Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole

Adam Golka

  • Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center

Pianist Adam Golka received the Gilmore Young Artist Award and the Max I. Allen Classical Fellowship Award and has performed numerous solo recitals and concertos with orchestras across the world.

Chopin and Beethoven

  • Miller Theatre

Symphony Orchestra Augusta with special guest Vadym Kholodenko, piano, performs:

Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7