All concert tickets are available ONLY by contacting the Yavapai Symphony Association at (928) 776-4255 or at 228 N. Alarcon St., Prescott. Tickets may also be purchased at the door prior to each concert.
SEASON SUBSCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE NOW; SINGLE TICKETS AVAILABLE IN AUGUST.
The 2023-2024 Season marks the Yavapai Symphony Association’s 57th year of bringing acclaimed classical artists to Prescott. Join us in celebrating this season’s masterworks performed live and in concert.
2022 CLIBURN COMPETITION FINALIST
CLAYTON STEPHENSON IN CONCERT
Sun, Sept 3 | 3pm
Internationally Acclaimed 2022 Cliburn Finalist. New York City native, Stephenson’s love for music is immediately apparent in his joyous charisma, onstage expressive power, and natural ease at the instrument. He has been hailed for his extraordinary narrative, poetic gifts and interpretations that are fresh, incisive and characterfully alive.
2022 CLIBURN BRONZE MEDAL WINNER
DYMTRO CHONI IN CONCERT - piano
Tues, Oct 17 | 7pm
Internationally Acclaimed 2022 Cliburn Bronze Medal Winner, Ukraine’s eminent pianist, Choni has mastered the art of phrasing, nuance and dynamics. His transparency and stupendous virtuosity are outstanding. Choni’s playing emanates the aura of the highest artistic goal and finest sensitivity.
STEVEN MOECKEL & FRIENDS
Sun, Jan 28 | 3pm
Founded by Steven Moeckel, Associate Professor of Violin at Northern Arizona University and former Phoenix Symphony concertmaster. The Orchestra features the talented musicians from the NAU Faculty who will be performing Chopin – Piano Trio, Strauss – Till Eulenspiegel Merry Pranks and Dohnányi – Sextet in C major.
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY
Sun, Feb 11 | 3pm
Jamal Duncan, conductor. A favorite of our patrons in the 2021-2022 & 2022-2023 Seasons, The ASU Symphony Orchestra returns to perform: Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and Edward Elgar’s Enigma Variations. Enjoy listening to this orchestra and its young performers as they engage with the major works of the orchestral canon.
NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC STRING QUARTET
Tues, Mar 26 | 7pm
The String Quartet comprises four Principal musicians from the Orchestra: Concertmaster Frank Huang, Principal Second Violin Qianqian Li; Principal Viola Cynthia Phelps and Principal Cello Carter Brey. All four are multiple prize winners, have appeared as concerto soloists with the Philharmonic and orchestras around the world.
THE PHOENIX SYMPHONY
Thur, Mar 28 | 7pm
Tito Muñoz, Music Director. Our classical music favorite for over 50 years, The Phoenix Symphony returns to Prescott. Their 1992 album of the music of Aaron Copland received an ECHO Award, continental Europe’s equivalent of the Grammy award. Performing Mozart – Overture to the Magic Flute, Mozart – Symphony No. 29 and Dvorak – Symphony No. 8.
THE PHOENIX FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
with Conductor Jeffrey Meyer
Sun, May 26 | 3pm
Founded by Dr. Meyer, former Director of Orchestras at Arizona State University, The Phoenix Festival Orchestra features the talented musicians from the ASU Faculty performing: Ravel – Tombeau de Couperin Kodaly – Dances of Galanta, and Beethoven – Symphony No. 7.