A time for celebration and a time for action to sustain and grow world-class orchestral music in our community.
Celebrating its 70th season, the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra is the largest and most active performing arts organization in northern Arizona. Since 1950, the FSO has captivated its audiences with exciting performances, engaging education programs, and meaningful community outreach initiatives. Our 70th anniversary is a time for celebration and a time for action to sustain and grow world-class orchestra music in our community.Count me in!
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2019–2020 | Season 70
Aaron Copland created Appalachian Spring in 1944 as a ballet suite for Martha Graham. Celebrating the American pioneers, the dance borrows the “Simple Gifts” motif from a Shaker hymn. This all-American suite won the 1945 Pulitzer Prize for Music.
Renowned German organist and composer, Anton Bruckner (1824-1896), nicknamed his fourth the “Romantic” symphony. It is one of Bruckner’s most popular works since its first performance in 1881, when the composer was called out to take a bow after each movement.
Free parking is available in the large surface lot behind Ardrey Memorial Auditorium on Friday concert nights. The NAU designation for this lot is P13 and it is located along West Riordan Road.
Paid parking is available in the Knoles Garage at the corner of West Riordan Road and Knoles Drive. Parking attendants will be standing at the entrance, with the gate open, so that you may quickly enter and park. On your way in you will get an exit ticket. This exit ticket is how you will pay to exit the lot. The parking garage fee is $2 per hour.
Pre-paid Parking exit tickets may be purchased in advance for $5 at the NAU Parking and Shuttle Services in the Centennial building, on NAU campus, at the corner of Dupont Avenue and Beaver Street (credit/debit cards only).
ADA accessible parking is available in surface lots P13 and P16A (across Knoles Drive from the entrance of Ardrey Memorial Auditorium) and in the Knoles Garage.
NAU Parking Office: 928.523.6623 | www.nau.edu/parking