POSTPONED Bag Size Policy: The City of Phoenix is postponing the Symphony Hall and Orpheum Theatre bag size policy until our 2023/2024 season.

TPS Guest Artist Jay Campbell Interacts with Community

By TPS Operations April 17, 2023   The Phoenix Symphony by tradition features world-class artists at the top of their field. Guest soloist, Jay Campbell, was no exception. The Phoenix Symphony welcomed Jay Campbell to Symphony Hall stage for his riveting performance of Henri Dutilleaux’s, “Tout un monde lointain…” for solo cello during the weekend […]

New in Education and Community Engagement – Open Rehearsals for Students!

By Jordanna Matlock, Manager of Community Engagement April 22, 2023   The Phoenix Symphony Education department is delighted to offer a new experience to students in Arizona: Open Rehearsal Field Trips! This program gives students the rare opportunity to see what happens behind the scenes at a major symphony’s concert. TPS held four open rehearsals […]

Update from President & CEO, Peter Kjome

By Peter Kjome, President and CEO April 25, 2023   The Phoenix Symphony is an integral and indispensable part of Phoenix and Arizona, and many people are working together to advance our orchestra and its programs. As we begin an exciting new chapter, I am inspired by the dedication and passion of those who care […]

The Phoenix Symphony Announces 2023-24 Season Programming

Contact: Rachel Dahl Vice President of Marketing and Communications 602-452-0407 rdahl@phoenixsymphony.org   The Phoenix Symphony Announces 2023-24 Season Programming Renowned guest artists and beloved masterpieces are featured in a dynamic and varied season filled with classical and popular programs Virginia G. Piper Music Director Tito Muñoz’s triumphant tenth season   PHOENIX (April 14, 2023) – […]

Winners of Phoenix Youth Symphony Orchestras Young Musicians’ Competition to Perform April 19

Contact: Rachael Curley DRA Collective 480.560.3255 rachael@dracollective.com   WINNERS OF PHOENIX YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS YOUNG MUSICIANS’ COMPETITION TO PERFORM APRIL 19 A Side-by-Side Concert with Professional and Student Musicians to Feature Young Scholarship Winners   PHOENIX (April 3, 2023) — The Phoenix Symphony is announcing its Side-by-Side concert on April 19 with the Phoenix Youth […]

The Phoenix Symphony Announces Belshazzar’s Feast Concert April 14-16

For Immediate Release Contact: Rachael Curley, DRA Collective 480.560.3255 rachael@dracollective.com THE PHOENIX SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES BELSHAZZAR’S FEAST CONCERT APRIL 14-16 April 12 Changing Hands Bookstore Event: World-Renowned Pianist Jeremy Denk Discusses and Signs his Memoir in Conversation with Peter Kjome, Symphony CEO PHOENIX (March 20, 2023) — The Phoenix Symphony is announcing the Belshazzar’s Feast concert […]

Phoenix Symphony Music Director Tito Muñoz Extends Tenure

PHOENIX (March 1, 2023) — The Phoenix Symphony announced today that Virginia G. Piper Music Director Tito Muñoz has agreed to extend his tenure for an additional season, culminating in an exceptional decade of leadership as artistic leader of the Symphony.

Tito Muñoz will continue as Music Director through August 31, 2024. After ten years as artistic leader of The Phoenix Symphony, his tenure is one of the longest in the organization’s history.

The Phoenix Symphony Appoints Peter Kjome as President and CEO

Contact: Rachael CurleyDRA Collective480.560.3255rachael@dracollective.com THE PHOENIX SYMPHONY APPOINTS PETER KJOME AS PRESIDENT AND CEO PHOENIX (January 11, 2023) — The Phoenix Symphony Board of Directors has selected orchestra veteran Peter Kjome, who recently led one of the country’s top orchestras, after a national search to serve as the organization’s new President and CEO. Kjome succeeds […]

World-renowned violinist Sarah Chang performs with the Phoenix Symphony Oct. 14-16

Violinist Sarah Chang made her debut with the New York Philharmonic when she was 8. Since then, she’s played with orchestras around the world and with some of the best and most well-known musicians. She’s been honored in magazines and by both Yale and Harvard universities. And Oct. 14-16, she’ll be in the Valley performing […]

The Phoenix Symphony strategizes to appeal to new audience

The Phoenix Symphony will begin its 2022-23 season on October 14th. Music Director Tito Muñoz has traveled around the globe, not only to conduct but to bring world-class talent back to Arizona. Here to discuss The Phoenix Symphony’s strategies to appeal to new audiences is Music Director Tito Muñoz. Advancing into its second season back […]

Iconic Life: Music to Our Ears | Tito Muñoz Talks The Phoenix Symphony’s 22-23 Season, Music Education and More

By Kaitlyn Beickel October 10, 2022   To prepare for the Phoenix Symphony‘s new season, we sat down with conductor and Virginia G Piper Music Director Tito Muñoz to talk about music education and his world travels.   The Phoenix Symphony is kicking off their 2022-2023 season on October 14-16 with a full orchestra for a romantic evening, featuring conductor and Virginia […]

Phoenix Symphony Announces 2022-23 Season

The Phoenix Symphony (TPS) is announcing its 2022-23 concert season, which features performances at Symphony Hall and also embarks on a series of concerts at venues across the Valley, including Mesa Arts Center, Orpheum Theatre, Camelback Bible Church and the Symphony’s newest venue partner, the Madison Center for the Arts.

CEO SEARCH LAUNCH

The Phoenix Symphony (TPS) President and Chief Executive Officer Suzanne Wilson will step down from her position to relocate to London, England for a unique opportunity presented to her family. Wilson’s departure will be late fall 2022.

The Phoenix Symphony Celebrates Contemporary Music with REVERB

The Phoenix Symphony will launch the inaugural presentation of REVERB: a Contemporary Music Festival, which celebrates newly composed music through the eyes (and ears) of 12 of contemporary classical music’s most respected living composers and performers in two fast-paced, musically accessible concerts. The performances will take place over two evenings on Wednesday, April 6 and and Friday, April 8, at Central United Methodist Church, 1875 North Central Avenue, Phoenix.

Symphony Spotlights Satchmo and Sinatra

The Phoenix Symphonys February performances will bring to life some of the favorites in jazz and classic standards with highly regarded guest musicians taking the stage at Symphony Hall.