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2023 News

Albert Lea High School Orchestra performs with ASO

February 26th, 2023

Albert Lea High School students collaborate with the Austin Symphony Orchestra, performing the fourth movement of Antonin Dvorak’s “New World Symphony” on February 26th, 2023. See more.

World-Class Pianist Roberto Plano Hosts Masterclass with Austin’s Young Musicians

February 25th, 2023

Returning artist Roberto Plano comes to Austin to share his incredible talent and musicianship with piano students from the MacPhail Center for Music. See more.

Coming Home: Austin Native Featured in Sunday’s ASO Concert

February 21st, 2023

“Lifelong violinist Richard Roberts, an Austin native, is returning to his roots this Sunday for “A Richard Roberts Celebration” with the Austin Symphony Orchestra at the Knowlton Auditorium.” Read More in the Herald.

Phil Burkhart: What does the Austin Symphony Orchestra do for our community?

January 31st, 2023

“In this column I would like to talk about the many contributions the Austin Symphony Orchestra has made to our community over the last 66 years. As you will see we take our mission seriously to uplift our community by serving as a gathering place.” Read more in the Herald.

2022 News

Local Musicians “Michael Veldman and Friends” Return to the Stage with ASO for a Stunning Holiday Performance

December 11th, 2022

Beloved “Michael Veldman and Friends” return to the stage for a stellar holiday performance with the Austin Symphony Orchestra. The performance drew in a record crowd of nearly 1,600 audience members! See more.

Phil Burkhart: Exciting ASO Show Coming Up This Weekend

December 6th, 2022

“Michael, along with Erin Schumacher, Kaye Perry and Brian Bawek, have been rehearsing with us already and we are finding that the combination of four wonderful voices with the Symphony Orchestra is really beautiful. The orchestra will be performing two medleys on their own and then be joined by the quartet to perform many of your favorite sacred and secular holiday songs, including “The Prayer,” “Feliz Navidad,” “White Christmas,” and even some jazz arrangements to name just a few.” Read more in the Herald.


Advance tickets are available for $25 from Coffee House on Main or Hy-Vee in Austin.
Tickets at the door the day of the performance are $30. Children under 18 and college students with a valid ID attend free of charge.