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75th Anniversary Season At A Glance

Single Tickets On Sale August 30

All is shimmering light, the stuff of legends, and the magic of doing good. Return to live music and a new LSO with this dazzling season-opening celebration! 

  • Wagner, Prelude to Lohengrin
  • Strauss, Death & Transfiguration
  • Jennifer Higdon, Light
  • Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (1919)

Conducted by Chelsea Gallo at First Presbyterian Church (140 E Orange St., Lancaster, PA 17602):

  • Thursday, September 23, 7:30pm
  • Friday, September 24, 7:30pm
  • Tickets $20-$40

 

A long journey is nearly complete, but what lies just over the summit? Your independence? Innocence? Your crowning achievement and a season of rest? Climb with us and find out. 

  • Sibelius, Finlandia
  • James MacMillan, The Confession of Isobel Gowdie
  • Mozart, Flute Concerto in G Major, K. 313 (LSO Principal Flute, David DiGiacobbe)
  • Sibelius, Symphony No. 7

Conducted by Jayce Ogren at First Presbyterian Church (140 E Orange St., Lancaster, PA 17602):

  • Friday, October 15, 7:30pm
  • Saturday, October 16, 3:00pm
  • Saturday, October 16, 8:00pm
  • Tickets $35-$75

*Pre-concert lecture 1 hour before the start of each performance

Squint your eyes. Tilt your head. Stare into the familiar and imagine making it brand new. Experience two composers who do just that. Roberto Sierra infuses traditional classical forms with the voices of Puerto Rico while Rachmaninoff shakes off his demons in a classic comeback story, his Second Symphony. 

  • Roberto Sierra, Sinfonietta for Strings
  • Roberto Sierra, Sinfonia No. 4
  • Rachmaninoff, Symphony No. 2

Conducted by Delta David Gier at First Presbyterian Church (140 E Orange St., Lancaster, PA 17602):

  • Friday, November 12, 7:30pm
  • Saturday, November 13, 3:00pm
  • Saturday, November 13, 8:00pm
  • Tickets $35-$75

*Pre-concert lecture 1 hour before the start of each performance

Come warm yourself by the light of your favorite seasonal tunes! This cozy concert setting will be the perfect gift as you and your loved ones revel and reminisce in this most cherished of seasons. 

LSO Brass & String Soloists and the Lancaster Symphony Chorus, conducted by Dr. William Wright at First Presbyterian Church (140 E Orange St., Lancaster, PA 17602):

  • Friday, December 17, 7:30pm
  • Saturday, December 18, 3:00pm
  • Saturday, December 18, 8:00pm
  • Tickets $30-$50

Let there be light! Listen in awe as a new world unfolds before you! Relish the hope (and humor!) only Haydn can provide.

  • Haydn, The Creation

Conducted by Dr. William Wright at First Presbyterian Church (140 E Orange St., Lancaster, PA 17602):

  • Friday, March 4, 7:30pm
  • Saturday, March 5, 3:00pm
  • Saturday, March 5, 8:00pm
  • Tickets $35-$75

*Pre-concert lecture 1 hour before the start of each performance

Salute the season of renewal – a vibrant day has dawned! Melodies unfurl like long-awaited spring blooms and simple folk tunes take flight in joyful celebration. 

  • Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
  • Richter, “Spring” from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Recomposed
  • Respighi, Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 1
  • Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 2 “Little Russian”

Conducted by Michael Butterman at First Presbyterian Church (140 E Orange St., Lancaster, PA 17602):

  • Friday, April 8, 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, April 9, 3:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 9, 8:00 PM
  • Tickets $35-$75

*Pre-concert lecture 1 hour before the start of each performance

Honor Mother’s Day weekend with music that expresses the joys and wonders of family life. Honor, too, the united spirit that is born out of enduring shared experiences. 

  • Copland, Appalachian Spring Suite
  • Barber, Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24
  • Brahms, Symphony No. 2

Conducted by Chelsea Gallo at First Presbyterian Church (140 E Orange St., Lancaster, PA 17602):

  • Friday, May 6, 7:30pm
  • Saturday, May 7, 3:00pm
  • Saturday, May 7, 8:00pm
  • Tickets $35-$75

*Pre-concert lecture 1 hour before the start of each performance

Become A Season Subscriber Today!

Five Subscription Packages to Choose From

All subscribers receive:

  • 20% or more off normal ticket prices
  • 15% off additional tickets (subject to availability)
  • Presale before seats are available to the public
  • Ability to sit in the same seats all season
  • Complimentary Exchanges & Ticket Reprints
  • Invitations to special events throughout the season

COVID-19 Safety Protocol

Based on the current community spread of COVID-19 and breakthrough cases among vaccinated individuals, masks will be required to be worn by all guests & staff for our September performances, regardless of vaccination status.

We are committed to ensuring that all our guests have a wonderful and safe concert experience. First Presbyterian Church installed a brand-new HVAC system last winter 2021 to assist with air circulation and filtration. Hand sanitizing stations will be available throughout, and we will be cleaning all areas before & and after each performance. We recommend all our guests become fully vaccinated before attending a concert. If you are experiencing any of the following, we ask that you stay home:

  • If you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.
  • If you are waiting for the results of a pending COVID-19 test.
  • If you are under a healthcare provider’s care for a positive COVID-19 test.
  • If you have been exposed to COVID-19 and have not received a negative test result.

We will be monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic daily and are prepared to follow all CDC and State guidelines. We will make decisions about mask requirements and social distancing ahead of each performance on a program-by-program basis.

Return to a new lso!

Our 2021-2022 subscription packages are available now! When you subscribe to the LSO you will receive the following benefits not available to our single ticket buyers:

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Reserve the best seats in the house before they are available to the public.

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Scheduling conflict?  Exchange any of your subscription tickets for any other concert in the Masterworks series, for free.

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Invitations to special events throughout the season.