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Syracuse Symphony Orchestra Announces New Season

50th Anniversary - 50 Years of Music in CNY

This season marks the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra's (SSO)

50th anniversary. To celebrate, the SSO is looking back at the past 50 years by inviting back former music directors and conductors, performing repertoire of historical significance to the orchestra and featuring exciting guest artists who represent both the past and future of classical music.

In order to best serve the community in a time of economic tribulation, SSO has lowered prices for its 2010-2011 season. Now more tickets are more accessible to more people.

Season ticket holders may now purchase their tickets. Single ticket buyers will be able to purchase tickets in early September.

Single Ticket Prices

Classics

$15

$25

$40

Pops

$15

$25

$40

Family

$5

$10

Stained Glass

$20

Subscription Prices

Classics

$180

$300

$480

Classics 6

$90

$150

$240

Pops

$90

$150

$240

Family

$25

$50

Stained Glass

$45

All regional single ticket prices will be a flat rate of $20. Student rush tickets, as always, are $5 the day of the concert with valid student identification.

To purchase a subscription, call (315) 424-8200 or (800) 724-3810, or visit SyracuseSymphony.org.

Highlights - Post-Standard Classics Series

Past conductors, composers, guest artists and repertoire

will be performed next season. Here are some major highlights of the season.

Conductors:

* Fabio Mechetti - October 29-30, 2010: The Three-Cornered Hat

o Music Director from 1992-1999

* Kazuyoshi Akiyama - February 25-26, 2011: Nexus

o Music Director from 1985-1992

* Neal Gittleman - March 4-5, 2011: Beethoven's Pastorale

o Resident Conductor from 1986-1989

Composers:

* Daniel S. Godfrey - October 1-2, 2010: Solid Gold

o Rockets and Bells

o World Premiere Piece

o Opening night concert

* Osvaldo Golijov - May 20-21, 2011: Fantastic Symphony

o New Work (Henry Fogel Commission Consortium)

o Henry Fogel is a former radio broadcaster in Syracuse who

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