Phoenix Symphony names co-chairs for gala

The Phoenix Symphony has announced Lucia Renshaw and Bruce Covill as co-chairs of its New Year’s Eve Gala. The announcement follows word that Sharon and Dr. Oliver “Ollie” Harper will be the event’s honorary chairs. “Lucia and I are pleased to serve as event co-chairs for the 2018 Phoenix Symphony New Year’s Eve Gala, particularly […]

Phoenix Symphony luncheon to raise money for education, community engagement programs

The Phoenix Symphony’s Savor the Symphony Women’s Luncheon returns to Symphony Hall on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 to bring music and food together for a good cause. The Savor the Symphony has presented talent from the music and culinary worlds to crowds for six straight years. The Phoenix Symphony has announced Deirdre (DeeDee) Vecchione will […]

Phoenix Symphony artistic, administrative leaders extend tenure

Virginia G. Piper Music Director Tito Muñoz and President/CEO Jim Ward have both agreed to separate multi-year contract extensions, according to Dr. Oliver Harper, chair of The Phoenix Symphony Association. “It is an honor for the board of directors and for this community that our talented leadership duo at The Phoenix Symphony have recommitted to […]

Elegance reigns true at Symphony ‘Parties of Note’ event

  An encore Parties of Note event, Contemporary Colonial, to benefit the Phoenix Symphony, was hosted by Nancy and Dr. Robert Spetzler at their Paradise Valley home nestled in the shade of Piestawa Peak. Fifty guests enjoyed mingling during cocktails while taking in the coy pond, water features and tranquil landscaping of the sprawling two-acre […]

Town council names April 20 Phoenix Symphony Day

The Paradise Valley Town Council presented a proclamation naming April 20, 2017, Phoenix Symphony Day, at its April 13 meeting. A large percentage of the audience and patrons of the Phoenix Symphony are residents of Paradise Valley, according to a summary statement, and some have opened their homes to performances by Phoenix Symphony musicians in […]

Qiu family headlines Beth Ami Temple Sounds of Spring concert

Phoenix Symphony violinist Lan Qiu and his family will usher in notes of hope when they headline the annual Sounds of Spring concert at Beth Ami Temple, 3535 E. Lincoln Blvd. 3 p.m. Sunday, April 30. Mr. Qiu, his wife Joy, and sons Ivan and Allen Pan will perform a selection of songs, ranging from […]

Phoenix Symphony hosts record-breaking Opening Weekend

The Phoenix Symphony’s Annual Chairman’s Reception kicked off Opening Night weekend Friday, Sept. 16, at the offices of Squire Patton Boggs with panoramic views of the Valley. Virginia G. Piper Music Director Tito Muñoz, President and CEO Jim Ward, Arizona Coyotes Captain Shane Doan and Phoenix Symphony Board of Directors Chair John Graham met with Phoenix Symphony board members and supporters to celebrate Maestro Muñoz’s third season.

Phoenix Symphony, Chorus to perform holiday concert Dec. 4-6

Join The Phoenix Symphony and The Phoenix Symphony Chorus to experience a festive concert full of seasonal favorites and the ever-popular Holiday Sing-Along. Jacomo Bairos leads Tony DeSare, piano and vocalist, The Phoenix Syphony Chorus and The Phoenix Symphony will all be featured, according to a press release.

The Phoenix Symphony to present ‘Star Wars: The Music’

Get into the intergalactic spirit with a family performance dedicated to the music of “Star Wars” performed by the Phoenix Symphony. This epic adventure invades Symphony Hall with John Williams’ acclaimed music including “Main Theme” and “Imperial March.” Patrons of all ages are invited to come dressed as their favorite Star Wars character. Remember to arrive an hour early for pre-concert activities.

Coming up at The Phoenix Symphony in October

The Phoenix Symphony is Arizona’s largest performing arts organization. Founded in 1947 as a part-time orchestra in a city of fewer than 100,000 people, The Symphony has grown to become Arizona’s only full-time symphony orchestra. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 602-495-1999 or visit phoenixsymphony.org.