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  • Wednesday October 28, 2015

    Alison Johnston joins The Phoenix Symphony

    Alison JohnstonDate added:October 28, 2015Submission Type:New HireCurrent employer:The Phoenix SymphonyCurrent title/position:Executive Vice President and Chief Operating OfficerPosition level:C-Level...Read More

  • Wednesday October 28, 2015

    Phoenix Symphony Announces Executive Vice President

    The Phoenix Symphony is pleased to announce the appointment of Alison Johnston as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective October 26. Mrs. Johnston was the former Execu...Read More

  • Tuesday October 27, 2015

    Top 20 arts events for November

    Brahms Symphony No. 2 Maestro Tito Muñoz leads the Phoenix Symphony, and South Korean violinist Jinjoo Cho — last year’s winner of the International Violin Competition of Indianapo...Read More

  • Tuesday October 27, 2015

    Pinnacle concert series kicks off with Phantom of the Opera salute

    Handel’s Messiah,” featuring the Phoenix Symphony, 3 p.m. Dec. 13. Handel’s massive oratorio makes a profound musical statement of the Christian faith, celebrating the life, death a...Read More

  • Monday October 26, 2015

    'The Star-Spangled Banner' is a symphonic staple

    Sporting events aren't the only places where you're likely to hear the national anthem. It's become a standard performance at the symphony.Read More

  • Sunday October 25, 2015

    Eye Candy: Sound of Speed

    The streets of downtown Phoenix were filled with the Sound of Speed for the second year in a row as part of a collaboration of cars, racing, and music played by the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra. This un...Read More

  • Friday October 23, 2015

    Review: Halloween at Hogwarts

    This past Sunday, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend a show put on by The Phoenix Symphony, which they appropriately named “Halloween at Hogwarts.”Read More

  • Tuesday October 20, 2015

    GetOut for the Holidays

    Handel’s massive oratorio makes a profound musical statement of the Christian faith, celebrating the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The acclaimed and popular Halleluiah ...Read More

  • Thursday October 15, 2015

    Q&A with Sound of Speed 2

    The Sound of Speed 2 is a groundbreaking concert and street festival celebrating the collision of great music, classic cars and the people who love them both, all to benefit The Phoenix Symphony&...Read More

  • Thursday October 15, 2015

    The Phoenix Symphony's The Sound of Speed 2 presented by Barrett-Jackson

    Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, returns as presenting sponsor and will showcase an entirely new selection of rare cars from collections around the world during the ...Read More

  • Sunday October 11, 2015

    Sound of Speed 2: Collision of cars and music

    Talk about a blending of cultures – take food, music and cars and you’ve got Sound of Speed 2, an event that can’t be missed. This fundraising event on October 24, 2015, fo...Read More

  • Friday October 09, 2015

    The Sound of Speed 2

    “The Sound of Speed 2 promises to be bigger and better than last year,” said Jim Ward, President and CEO of The Phoenix Symphony. “We are thrilled to be working with Barrett-Jac...Read More

  • Wednesday October 07, 2015

    GetOut Weekend: Food, Festivals, and Films, Oh My!

    Respighi’s Pines and Fountains of Rome Bask in the beauty of Ottorino Respighi’s symphonic tone poems Fountains of Rome and Pines of Rome. The program also features Verdi&r...Read More

  • Tuesday October 06, 2015

    Too Late to Take the Fifth

    I'm guilty. I freely admit it. I still believe in orchestras and composing symphonies. As I write this, I'm flying to Phoenix to hear Michael Christie conduct a young soprano named Victoria Vargas and...Read More

  • Monday October 05, 2015

    Phoenix Symphony survives and thrives after budget crisis

    After suffering through economic hardship, the Phoenix Symphony is back from the brink. “The symphony was about a week away from bankruptcy,” said President and CEO Jim Ward. That was in...Read More

  • Friday October 02, 2015

    Phoenix Symphony plays 'Tribute to the Brave' of 3 wars

    The Phoenix Symphony’s 2015-16 Pops season celebrates the music of Gershwin, ABBA and Pixar Animation Studios, but first the orchestra offers a “Tribute to the Brave,” a multimedia c...Read More

  • Thursday October 01, 2015

    The Sound of Speed 2

    The Phoenix Symphony takes over downtown Phoenix with their groundbreaking SOUND OF SPEED concert and street festival. Read More

  • Thursday October 01, 2015

    Shift into high gear with a groundbreaking concert and street festival

    Rev your engine and get ready for an evening that promises to be a symphony for the senses. Read More

  • Thursday October 01, 2015

    Many veterans events coming in October and November

    A free concert with the Phoenix Symphony will be held sponsored by Barrett Jackson and the Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Oct 24. This is a spectacular , live, multimedia concert celebratin...Read More

  • Thursday October 01, 2015

    Top 20 arts events for October

    A musical salute to all things automotive, the Phoenix Symphony’s “Sound of Speed” benefit concert and street festival was such a success last year that they’ve whipped up a se...Read More