Announcing our 2017-18 Season!
Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate our 110th season and the 30th anniversary of Maestro Yaacov Bergman! We are thrilled to announce our 2017-18 season! From classical to modern and jazz to bluegrass, there is something for everyone! Season highlights include Brahms’ Symphony No. 1, the O’Connor Band Appalachian Christmas, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5, Holst’s The Planets, and much more! To learn more about this exciting season, watch our season preview and view the season brochure by clicking the links below. We hope you will join us!
2017-18 season events:
Start your holiday season with Baroque favorite, Handel’s Messiah. The Walla Walla Symphony will be joined by the Mid-Columbia Mastersingers and guest soloists for two performances of Handel’s most famous oratorio.
Join us for our first concert of the 2017-18 season on December 19th at 7pm at the Walla Walla High School Auditorium. Suggested donation of $2/person or $5/family.
Mark and Maggie O’Connor are back with the whole band! This program will feature a wondrous mixture of Christmas carols, fiddling, bluegrass and other traditional American music.
With daring maneuvers, amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control, the Peking Acrobats are masters of agility and grace and their gravity defying acts will be accompanied by musicians skillfully playing traditional Chinese instruments.
Join us for a free, family-friendly concert "The Orchestra Rocks"!
Admissions free with donation of a non-perishable food item! Free Instrument Petting Zoo (a chance to explore the instruments of the orchestra) begins at 2pm!
Local guitarist Michael LeFevre joins the Walla Walla Symphony as the featured soloist for Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquín Rodrigo. This program also features Mozart’s classic Symphony No. 40 and Ravel’s Le tombeau de Couperin.
Join us for a concert that spans time from the 18th to the 20th centuries with music by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and Charles Ives. This concert will feature Walla Walla Symphony principal flutist, Leonard Garrison.
The 2017-2018 Season makes a grand exit with Gustav Holst’s best-known work, The Planets.