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Hershey Symphony Kicks Off New Season on September 23

Join the Hershey Symphony Orchestra as they kick off their fifty-fifth season on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at 8 p.m. at The Hershey Theatre. Maestro Greg Woodbridge has programmed some of his personal favorites in a concert entitled “A Little of This, A Little of That.” The performance features showstoppers by Beethoven, Glinka, Mahler, Tchaikovsky,...

orchestra on stage

Hershey Symphony Announces 55th Season Featuring New Venue

The Hershey Symphony Orchestra’s 55th season will entertain audiences with a variety of pops and classical music from Billy Joel to Bach in two iconic venues—Hershey Theatre and Founders Hall at Milton Hershey School.  Under the baton of new symphony music director Greg Woodbridge, the symphony kicks off the season on Saturday, September 23, 2023,...

A Little of This, A Little of That September 23 8 pm

A Little of This, A Little of That

Maestro Woodbridge kicks off his tenure with the Hershey Symphony by presenting a concert of some of his favorite musical moments that reflect his musical taste and allow our orchestra to shine! Selections include pieces by Beethoven, Glinka, Mahler, Falla, and Rachmaninov. Guest artists Gwendolyn Bowers, mezzo-soprano, and Eric Fung, piano, will be featured. Maestro...

Queens of Rock and Soul October 27 2023 at 8 pm

Queens of Rock and Soul

Guest artist LaKisha Jones of Broadway and American Idol fame will bring the vocal spirit of rock and soul divas to the stage. Join us in a celebration of the greatest ladies of soul from Diana Ross, Donna Summer, Tina Turner, the legendary Aretha Franklin, and the one and only Whitney Houston. Tickets are available...

Holiday Spectacular December 2, 2023 at 2 pm and 8 pm

Holiday Spectacular

Join us as we bring the holiday spirit to the stage of the Hershey Theatre with our annual Holiday Spectacular on Saturday, December 2, 2023, at 2 and 8 p.m. A local tradition, this holiday-themed concert will feature both beloved favorites and a few exciting new arrangements, all under the direction of Maestro Gregory Woodbridge....

Music of Billy Joel February 17 at 8 pm

The Music of Billy Joel Starring Michael Cavanaugh

Michael Cavanaugh, who played the Piano Man himself in the hit Broadway show Movin’ Out, and his band bring the music of Billy Joel to life on the Founders Hall stage. Rock out to all your favorites including “Uptown Girl,” “River of Dreams,” “Movin’ Out,” “My Life,” “Scenes from an Italian Restaurant,” and many more....

Treasured and Timeless April 26, 2024 at 8 pm

Treasured and Timeless

We’re back in the theatre for this triumphant finale to our 55th season. We present a tour of Eastern Europe by way of Enesco’s Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1 and Prokofiev’s Suite 2 from Romeo and Juliet. Familiar, yet never stale, these pieces will finish our season with equal measures of nostalgia and optimism. Our youth...

Holly Workman with violin

Hershey Symphony Offers Italian Accents April 28

Join the Hershey Symphony Orchestra and Maestra Sandra Dackow for “Italian Accents,” a night of gorgeous Italian classics. This one-time-only performance will be held on Friday, April 28, 2023, at 8 p.m. at The Hershey Theatre. The performance will include Roman Carnival Overture by Hector Berlioz, “Summer” from Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, Giuseppe Verdi’s...

Clayton Lee

Hershey Symphony to Celebrate the Classics of Elton John on March 11

Maestra Sandra Dackow conducts a rockin’ evening of Sir Elton John’s greatest hits featuring the full Hershey Symphony Orchestra and Rock Band. Songs include “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me,” “Levon,” “Your Song,” “Philadelphia Freedom,” “Rocket Man,” “Daniel,” “Tiny Dancer,” “Circle of Life,” and many more. Guest artist Clayton Lee (pictured) will be...

New Season 2022-23

Hershey Symphony Orchestra Announces 2022-23 Season Music Features Broadway, Elton John & Classical Music

August 2022 Season subscriptions and individual tickets are now on sale for the 2022-23 season of The Hershey Symphony Orchestra. The season kicks off Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 8 p.m. with “Broadway Showstoppers,” featuring vocal selections by Broadway performers Jonathan Shew and Rebecca Robbins. The concert will be conducted by Maestro Greg Woodbridge. The...

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