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Lubbock Symphony Orchestra Announces 2019-20 Season


LUBBOCK, TX –The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra (LSO) announced its 2019-2020 season, which features pieces from beloved composers including George Gershwin, Jean Sibelius, Johannes Brahms, Antonín Dvořák and Igor Stravinsky. The 73rd season also features appearances by guest artists such as William Westney (piano) and Chee-Yun (violin). The LSO kicks off the season on September 27 and 28 with its first Masterworks concert, “Seductive Classics.” Featuring the Bandini Chiacchiaretta Duo, this concert captures the warmth and charm of Argentina.

“We are very excited for this season and what it will bring to the Lubbock community,” said Galen Wixson, LSO president and CEO. “This season includes many talented guest artists you won’t want to miss, and several one-night-only concerts that promise a unique and exciting experience.”

Season tickets are on sale now. Subscriptions start at $99.

The 2019-2020 LSO season includes:

Seductive Classics
Fri. & Sat. Sept. 27 & 28, 2019 | Civic Center
Bandini Chiacchiaretta Duo
Leroy Anderson: Blue Tango
Astor Piazzolla: Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 1, Op. 39, E minor

An American in Paris!
Fri. & Sat. Nov. 8 & 9, 2019 | Civic Center
Kimberly Sparr, Viola
George Gershwin: An American in Paris
Johannes Brahms: Viola Sonata, Op. 120, No. 1
Zoltán Kodály: Dances of Galanta
Paul Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis

Grieg’s Beloved Piano Concerto
Fri. & Sat. Jan. 17 & 18, 2020 | Civic Center
William Westney, Piano
Jean Sibelius: Karelia Overture, Op. 10
Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto, Op. 16, A minor
Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5

Ravishing Rachmaninoff
Fri. & Sat. Feb. 28 & 29, 2020 | Civic Center
Amit Peled, Cello
David Itkin, Guest Conductor
Antonín Dvořák: Cello Concerto, Op. 104, B minor
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Fri. & Sat. April 24 & 25, 2020 | Civic Center
Chee-Yun, Violin
Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Tempest: Fantasy Overture
Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Op. 35, D major
Igor Stravinsky: Petrouchka


Music of Led Zeppelin
Fri. Oct. 18, 2019 | Civic Center
Night at the Movies
Fri. May 8, 2020 | Civic Center


Fall Sound!
Tues. Nov. 19, 2019 | LHUCA Ice House
Tues. Dec. 17, 2019 | St. John’s United Methodist Church
Winter Sound!
Tues. Feb. 4, 2020 | LHUCA Ice House


For more information, call (806) 762-1688 or visit


The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra (LSO) is one of the oldest community organizations in Lubbock. Founded in 1946, LSO is an integral part of the cultural fabric of the South Plains region, and is made up of professional talented musicians from all parts of the Lubbock Community. The LSO seeks to enhance the community we serve by providing quality symphonic performances and educational experiences for thousands of children across the greater Lubbock area.