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UPCOMING CONCERTS

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ET THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL

OCTOBER 21 & 22, 2022 | 7:30PM | VISALIA FOX

Director Steven Spielberg's heartwarming masterpiece is one of the brightest stars in motion picture history. Filled with unparalleled magic and imagination, E.T. The Extra Terrestrial follows the moving story of a lost little alien who befriends a 10-year-old boy named Elliot. Experience all the mystery and fun of their unforgettable adventure in the beloved movie that captivated audiences around the world, complete with John Williams' Academy Award®-winning score performed live by a full symphony orchestra in sync to the film projected on a huge HD screen!

©A.M.P.A.S.®

™ & © Universal Studios

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THE ROM-COM

NOVEMBER 19, 2022 | 7:30PM | VISALIA FOX

The romantic comedy is a standard film genre -- and this month, the Sequoia Symphony puts a musical spin on it. The theme runs through Rachmaninoff's romantic and exhilarating second piano concerto, and two fantastic orchestral showpieces from comic operas round out the program.

Montgomery: Starburst

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 | Drew Peterson, piano

Nicolai: Overture from "The Merry Wives of Windsor"

Strauss: Suite from "Der Rosenkavalier"

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HOME ALONE IN CONCERT

DECEMBER 2 & 3, 2022 | 7:30PM | VISALIA FOX

A true holiday favorite, this beloved comedy classic features renowned composer John Williams' charming and delightful score performed live to picture by the Sequoia Symphony Orchestra. Macaulay Culkin stars as Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old boy who's accidentally left behind when his family leaves for Christmas vacation, and who must defend his home against two bungling thieves. Hilarious and heart-warming, Home Alone is fun for the entire family!

© 1990 Twentieth Century Fox

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TCHAIKOVSKY'S BEST

FEBRUARY 4, 2023 | 7:30PM | VISALIA FOX

Tchaikovsky's heart-on-the-sleeve passion is everywhere in this program, from the virtuosic delights of his violin concerto, to the deep power of his final symphony -- when he seems to foreshadow his own death only days after the premiere.

Valerie Coleman: Umoja: Anthem of Unity

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto | Fabiola Kim, violin

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 "Pathetique"

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WATER MUSIC

MARCH 11, 2023 | 7:30PM | VISALIA FOX

This program dances with music of our greatest natural resource. From Respighi's Roman Fountains to Debussy's epic celebration of the ocean along with a haunting hymn to the largest living animal on the earth.

Dai Wei: The Dancing Moonlight

Respighi: Fountains of Rome

Barber: Violin Concerto | Adam Millstein, violin

Hovhaness: And God Created Great Whales

Debussy: La Mer

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AMERICAN ICONS I

APRIL 15, 2023 | 7:30PM | VISALIA FOX

The second year of our American Icons Festival comes to life with music of Higdon, Gershwin and Copland.

Higdon: Blue Cathedral

Gershwin: Concerto in F | Dominic Cheli, piano

Copland: Billy the Kid

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AMERICAN ICONS II

APRIL 22, 2023 | 7:30PM | VISALIA FOX

As we wrap up the year, you can join three Navy sailors set loose in New York City on a 24 hour pass in a live performance of Bernstein's delightful and dance-fueled "On the Town" featuring stars from Broadway and local professionals. 

Bernstein: "On the Town" musical comedy