NEW Bag Size Restrictions starting 1/1/2023: The Phoenix Convention Center and Venues are implementing a restricted bag size policy at Symphony Hall and The Orpheum.

No bags larger than clutch size (4.5″ x 6.5″) will be permitted. Medical and diaper bags will be allowed. Thank you for understanding.

Music Director Laureate Michael Christie Returns to The Phoenix Symphony

September 3, 2014 

Music Director Laureate Michael Christie Returns to The Phoenix Symphony November 21 & 22
“Beethoven and Brahms” Also Features Pianist William Wolfram

PHOENIX –Back by popular demand, Music Director Laureate Michael Christie returns to The Phoenix Symphony November 21 & 22 to conduct Beethoven’s revolutionary Symphony No. 1, which uniquely and boldly advanced the overall symphonic form. Full performances are November 21 & 22 at 7:30 p.m. and the Coffee Classics series takes place November 21 at 11 a.m. All performances take place at Symphony Hall.

Returning to Phoenix with Maestro Christie is internationally recognized pianist William Wolfram, performing Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1. Wolfram’s versatile piano technique and immense energy is highlighted by the young Brahms’ complicated and captivating concerto.

Please note that Friday morning Coffee Classics performances feature one hour of music selected from the weekend’s program.

Media Availability: Media is invited to attend the dress rehearsal on November 20 at 10 a.m. Michael Christie and William Wolfram are available for interviews upon request.  Please email to arrange media credentials.

Tickets start at $18 for Symphony Hall performances. All tickets can be purchased by calling the box office at 602-495-1999 or online at

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