Yakima Symphony Orchestra

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Yakima, Washington 98901

Classical Concerts

A Baroque Beginning

October 8, 2016 | 7:30pm
The Capitol Theatre

A Baroque Beginning showcases the music of Bach, Handel and Vivaldi. This concert will feature the Yakima debut of Martin Chalifour, concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, performing the beloved Four Seasons by Vivaldi.

Classical Classics

November 12, 2016 | 7:30pm, The Capitol Theatre

Classical Classics features music of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, along with Alexander Kobrin, Gold Medal Winner of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition!

The Romantics

February 4, 2017 | 7:30pm, The Capitol Theatre

The Romantics includes Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 and the Brahms Double Concerto for Violin & Cello with John Marshall, principal cellist of the Spokane Symphony Orchestra, and yours truly playing the solo violin part.

A Brave New World

March 18, 2017, | 7:30pm, The Capitol Theatre

A Brave New World showcases 20th-Century masterworks and concludes with the ‘here and now.’ This action-packed program will include Strauss’ “Dance of the Seven Veils” with belly dancers, the Sibelius Violin Concerto featuring YSO Concertmaster Denise Dillenbeck, Stravinsky’s Petrushka, a ballet about puppets that we will present with Portland’s Tears of Joy puppet theatre, and the Yakima premiere of our very own Principal Clarinet Angelique Poteat’s Beyond Much Difference. You can’t get any more ‘here and now’ than that!

Opera Night

April 29, 2017 | 7:30pm
The Capitol Theatre

Back by popular demand after The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni , the University of Denver’s Lamont Opera Theatre returns for another spectacular, fully-staged opera production.

The Pinnacle: Beethoven’s 9th

May 13, 2017 | 7:30pm
The Capitol Theatre

The greatest and most influential symphony of all time…Beethoven 9, featuring the Yakima Symphony Chorus and our new Chorusmaster Justin Raffa.

Pops Concerts

Classical Mystery Tour

September 17, 2016 | 7:30pm, The Capitol Theatre

Kick off the 2016-17 season with the world’s premier Beatles tribute show!

Halloween Spooktacular

October 29, 2016 | 4:00pm, The Capitol Theatre

A Halloween-themed matinee concert for the whole family, with costume contests and special surprises!

Christmas Pops Spectacular

December 3 & 4, 2016 | 4:00pm, The Capitol Theatre

YSO’s annual holiday concert has become so popular that we’ve added an extra performance! Choose between matinees on Saturday, December 3rd or Sunday, December 4th.

John Williams – 85th Birthday Celebration

February 25, 2017 | 7:30pm, The Capitol Theatre

A birthday tribute to the king of film music, with favorite themes from Star Wars, E.T., Raiders of the Lost Ark and much more!

Sports Orchestrated

April 8, 2017 | 7:30pm, The Capitol Theatre

Music drawn from the world of sports, including themes from the Olympics and World Cup, films such as Rocky and Chariots of Fire, and music inspired by sports as diverse as horse racing, baseball and archery.