2016-17 International Symphony Series

Warsaw Philharmonica  Prague Philharmonia 
Sarah Chang  Academy of St Martin in the Fields


Discover the newest trends and preeminent artists in the world of classical music with this 3-show series of international symphony orchestras and three outstanding soloists.

Tickets: $60 ($48 student/senior)

Package: 3 International Symphony Performances | Location/Configuration: Concert Hall/Concert

Package Price: $135 ($108 student/senior) | Package Savings: $36-45 (25%)

This package is no longer available. However, you may bundle four or more events in a Create Your Own Series.

Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 8 p.m.

Jacek Kaspszyk, Music and Artistic Director

Seong-Jin Cho, Piano

One of Poland’s most distinguished musical institutions for more than 100 years, this is their first US tour with Kaspszyk. Cho is the First Prize winner of the 2015 Chopin International Piano Competition. Program: Weinberg - Polish Melodies No. 2, Op. 47; Chopin - Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11; Brahms - Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68.

PKF-Prague Philharmonia on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 8 p.m.

Emmanuel Villaume, Music Director and Chief Conductor

Sarah Chang, Violin

The orchestra is led by Villaume who expertly guides the vigor, energy, perfectionism, and tremendous love for the music with which the musicians imbue each performance. Violinist Sarah Chang will be featured in this performance. Program: Smetana - Moldau; Dvořák - Violin Concerto in A Minor, Op. 53; and Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88.

Academy of St Martin in the Fields on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 8 p.m.

Inon Barnatan, Piano

Performing fresh, brilliant interpretations of the world’s most loved classical music, the Academy is joined by award-winning Israeli pianist Barnatan. Program: Copland - Quiet City; Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 9, K271 in E-flat Major, and Symphony No. 29, K186 in A Major; and a new commission for piano and orchestra by Alasdair Nicolson.


Current Package Holder Renewals begin on May 9.

Current series package holder renewals will begin on May 9, 2016 using our online renewal system. Current package holders will receive a special renewal email notice with instructions and a link to renew their current seats. Current package holder seats will be held for renewal until July 6, 2016. After that date, seats that are not renewed will be released for general sale. Click here for renewal instructions.

Online Package Sales for new package subscribers will begin on June 6.

New series package requests will begin on June 6, 2016. An email notice will be sent out to all Soka Performing Arts Center patrons just prior to that date.

Package Sales end the day of the first performance in the series. At that time you may Create Your Own Series with these and other events.

Single-Event Tickets go on sale July 6.

Tickets for individual events (Single-Event Tickets) will go on sale July 6, 2016. At that time, you may purchase any or all of the individual performances.

PLEASE NOTE: Artists, programs, dates and times subject to change.