Friday, September 16, 7:30pm, Simon Park, downtown Conway
Bring your picnic blanket and your friends and family for a preview of the 2016-17 season of the Conway Symphony Orchestra! This one-hour performance is the perfect introduction to the symphony, and a reminder of what you love about live music. Even better, this fabulous performance is FREE – our gift to the community.
Underwritten by Southwestern Energy
The Halloween Tree
Friday, October 7, 8:00pm, McCastlain Hall, UCA Campus
Saturday, October 8, 8:00pm, McCastlain Hall, UCA Campus
Thursday, October 27, 7:30, Ron Robinson Theater, Little Rock
A unique collaboration of shadow puppets and originally composed music, telling the story of Ray Bradbury’s short novel of Pip as he travels through the underworld of several cultures around the world. The Oct. 27 performance is pay-what-you-can with all proceeds benefiting El Zocalo, providing immigrant services to families in Central Arkansas.
Saturday, October 29, 7:30pm, Reynolds Performance Hall
The talented Neil Rutman will take a new approach with A Rhapsody in Blue, on a program with classical favorites William Tell Overture and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8.
A Christmas Double Feature
Saturday, December 3, 7:30pm, Reynolds Performance Hall Sunday, December 4, 3:00pm, Reynolds Performance Hall
This year, Christmas is twice as nice, with TWO performances, featuring TWO holiday favorites! The Arkansas Festival Ballet returns with highlights of The Nutcracker, PLUS we’ll debut a new show – Amahl and the Night Visitors, with UCA Opera.
Saturday, February 11, 7:30pm, Reynolds Performance Hall
The music of Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Alice in Wonderland, Peewee’s Big Adventure and more, accompanied by scenes of all the amazing films.
Presented by UCA Reynolds/Public Appearances, not included in the Conway Symphony Orchestra subscription.
March 11, 7:30pm, Reynolds Performance Hall
Mars! Jupiter! The astronomy (and astrology) of the planets, through the power of Gustav Holst’s music, with special presentations from the UCA Physics Dept., and a STEAM fair to explore even more of the skies above.
Underwritten by First Security Bank
April 22, 7:30pm, Reynolds Performance Hall
Kelly Johnson will wow the audience with Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto, plus Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony, and a commissioned piece by Ryan Key, winner of the Conway Composers Guild competition.