2017/2018 Season


POP GOES THE FORT   –   July

July 4, 2017
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.

Tuesday, 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, James Welsch, Conductor
with special guests the USO Show Troupe and the 1st Army Division Band

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 FOUR SEASONS   –   September


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Classical Concert #1

September 15-16, 2017
Plaza Theatre, 7:30pm

Bohuslav Rattay, Conductor
Chloe Trevor, Violin

Vivaldi - Le Quattro Staggioni
Piazzolla - Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Stravinsky - Firebird Suite





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BEETHOVEN, BARTOK & BRONFMAN   –   October


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Classical Concert #2

October 20-22, 2017
Plaza Theatre, 7:30pm

Bohuslav Rattay, Conductor
Yefim Bronfman, Piano

Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 4, op. 58, G major





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TWO MUSICAL WORLDS COLLIDE   –   November


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Classical Concert #3

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

Bohuslav Rattay, Conductor
The Music of John Williams
Two Musical Worlds Collide

ET: Adventures on Earth
Concerto for Horn and Orchestra
March from Raiders of the Lost Ark
Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra (The Five Sacred Trees)
Star Wars Medley




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BE OUR GUEST   –   January


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Classical Concert #4

January 19-20, 2018
Plaza Theatre, 7:30pm

Enrique Batiz, Guest Conductor

Mozart Concertone for 2 violins, oboe, cello & orchestra in C major, K.190
Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Suite

In collaboration with EPPM Chamber Music Festival




A NIGHT OF REQUIEMS   –   February

Classical Concert #5

February 23-24, 2018
Plaza Theatre, 7:30pm

Bohuslav Rattay, Conductor
UTEP Concert Chorale

The Best of the Requiems
Beethoven - Symphony No. 7, op. 92, A major



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Side By Side   –   March

March 25, 2018
Plaza Theatre, 3:00pm

Join us for an Extraordinary Event. Over 300 musicians on one stage.
El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras musician, sitting beside... learning beside...
performing beside... El Paso Symphony Orchestra musicians.

Tocando Music Project students join this event to perform along side the EPSYO.



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KURT WEILL FESTIVAL   –   April

Classical Concert #6

April 13-14, 2018
Plaza Theatre, 7:30pm

Bohuslav Rattay, Conductor

Mack the Knife
Seven Deadly sins
Whitman songs
Broadway medley

Supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.



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Sponsored by

NEH
Texas
El Paso Museums & Cultural Affairs Department

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.