Windows to the World BRSO’s 2016-17 Season

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  • From Spain to the Americas: September 23, 2016

    Hailed by the Dallas Morning News as “classical guitar’s reigning diva,” multiple Grammy Award winner Sharon Isbin opens the season with an amazing voyage of music from Spain to the new world peppered with seasonings from the Caribbean, South America and Mexico. READ MORE >

  • The New World Concert & Una Noche en la Plaza Gala: October 21, 2016

    BRSO delves deeper into the music of the new world with three-time Grammy Award-winning saxophonist, NEA Jazz Master Award recipient, and Tony Award nominee composer Branford Marsalis in his BRSO debut performance. READ MORE >

  • Benjamin Britten: A Retrospective: October 27, 2016

    BRSO joins in a global celebration of one of the 20th century’s greatest composers, Benjamin Britten. Internationally acclaimed tenor Paul Groves introduces us to the composer with works that celebrate Britten’s life, loves, friendships and artistic genius. READ MORE >

  • Reflections: Handel, Bottesini and Brahms: November 17, 2016

    Three masters offer unique glimpses into time and place. BRSO’s own principal bassist John Madere takes center stage in this awe-inspiring program. READ MORE >

  • Home for the Holidays: December 02, 2016

    The Holiday Season would not be complete without BRSO’s annual Home for the Holidays! Join Maestro Muffitt as he leads this spectacular cast of hundreds including the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, Baton Rouge Symphony Chorus, and numerous guest performers and musical groups from across our city in a celebration of community and the spirit of the season like none other. READ MORE >

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Special Events


E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

See the world through the eyes of a child in BRSO’s presentation of a film that the National Film Registry has proclaimed “culturally, historically and aesthetically significant.” Experience Steven Spielberg’s epic film on the River Center screen as never before in an unforgettable live performance of John Williams’ Academy Award Winning score.