2016/2017 Season


POP GOES THE FORT   –   July

July 4, 2016
Biggs Park, Fort Bliss

CELEBRATE AMERICAíS INDEPENDENCE
Concert and Fireworks spectacular in honor of the brave men and women of Fort Bliss and all those who have served to protect our country.

Monday, July 4, Biggs Park, Fort Bliss: 11388 Sergeant Major Blvd.
Gates open at 4pm. 5:30pm Cannon Salute to the Union

7:30pm CONCERT & FIREWORKS
featuring the cool & patriotic sounds of the
EL PASO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, Andy Moran, Conductor
with special guests the USO Show Troupe

Free & open to the general public.
Food vendors on site. Bring the family, your lawn chairs/blankets/coolers.
Outside alcoholic beverages, glass containers and pets prohibited.

Easy access to Biggs Park through Biggs gate - simply present valid I.D.


Sponsored by

Clark McCarthy Health Partners II    

The Music of Bruce Springsteen   –   August

Symphonic Springsteen

August 27, 2016
The Plaza Theatre

Rock to the Music of BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and the E STREET BAND
with the EL PASO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA!

Get your tickets at epso.org, ticketmaster.com or call (915) 532-3776

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SEASON OPENER   –   September

Classical Concert #1

September 23-24, 2016
Plaza Theatre, 7:30pm

Bohuslav Rattay, Conductor
Ilya Yakushev, Piano

Barber - The School for Scandal, Overture
Prokofiev - Piano Concerto No. 3, op. 26, C major
Beethoven - Symphony No.3, op. 55, E-flat major (Eroica)





Classical Concert #2   –   October

October 21-22, 2016
Plaza Theatre, 7:30pm

Bohuslav Rattay, Conductor
Chris Brubeck, Trombone

Wagner - Tristan und Isolde, Prelude & Liebestod
Chris Brubeck - Prague Concerto for Bass Trombone and Orchestra
Brahms - Symphony 4, op. 98, E minor






Classical Concert #3   –   November

November 18-19, 2016
Plaza Theatre, 7:30pm

Bohuslav Rattay, Conductor
Misha Vayman, Violin

Rossini - La Gazza Ladra, Overture
Bruch - Violin Concerto No. 1, op. 26, G minor
Morten Lauridsen - Lux aeterna (with UTEP Choral)




Classical Concert #4   –   January

January 20-21, 2017
Plaza Theatre, 7:30pm

Bohuslav Rattay, Conductor

Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol, op. 34
Rodrigo - Concierto de Aranjuez
De Falla - Three Cornered Hat

In collaboration with EPPM Chamber Music Festival



Sponsored by

Beverly & Ken Jinkerson

COPLAND IN MEXICO   –   February

Classical Concert #5

February 17-18, 2017
Plaza Theatre, 7:30pm

Bohuslav Rattay, Conductor

Copland - El Salon Mexico
Revueltas - Redes (movie with live music)


"Copland In Mexico" is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Sponsored by

El Paso Community Foundation    NEH    

SEASON FINALE   –   April

Classical Concert #6

April 21-22, 2017
Plaza Theatre, 7:30pm

Bohuslav Rattay, Conductor
Alon Goldstein, Piano

Schumann - Piano concerto, op. 54, A minor
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5, op. 64, E minor




Programs and artists are subject to change without notice. The El Paso Symphony is made possible with the support of the City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department and the Texas Commission on the Arts.