Concerts & Venue: Masterworks Series

All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. in Ardrey Memorial Auditorium on the campus of Northern Arizona University. With the exception of the Nutcracker, concerts are preceded at 6:30 p.m. by a Conversation with the Conductor, giving the audience the opportunity to speak with the conductor and guest soloists about the evening’s program.

2014–2015 concerts

Elizabeth Schulze, artistic director and conductor

Friday, September 26, 2014

Symphonic Synthesis

J.S. Bach/Anton Webern: Ricercar a 6, from Musical Offering

Cindy McTee: Einstein's Dream

Camille Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals

Robert Schumann: Symphony #3 (Rhenish)


Friday, October 24, 2014

Fantastic FSO

Antonin Dvorak: Midday Witch, Op. 108

Franz Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. 110/2

Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14

A festive Halloween costume concert and student art display!


Friday, December 5, and Saturday, December 6, 2014

The Nutcracker Ballet--Peter Tchaikovsky

Lollipop Matinee sponsored by the Flagstaff Symphony Guild

Our annual collaboration with NAU Community Music and Dance AcademyBallet Troupe extraordinaire and the Flagstaff Youth Chorale

Lollipop tickets go on sale November 1, 2014


Friday, January 23, 2015

Breaking Boundaries

William Grant Still: Festive Overture

Bruce Reiprich: Piano Concerto--Flowing Waters Caress Fallen Petal

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #6 (Pastoral)

Vicki Ray -- piano


Friday, March 6, 2015

British Invasion: The Music of the Beatles

Featuring Jeans 'n Classics

The return of Jeans 'n Classics!! Sargeant Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band in its entirety, plus other Beatles hits with choir.

NAU Vocal Jazz ensmbles--Ryan Holder, director


Friday, April 17, 2015

Carmina Burana

Featuring Master Chorale of Flagstaff, Shrine of the Ages Choir,

Flagstaff Youth Chorale

Cesar Franck: Le Chasseur Maudit The Accursed Huntsman

Carl Orff: Carmina Burana

Christine Graham-soprano; Steven Paul Spears-tenor; Chad Sloan-baritone