Before & After the Concert

Your Springfield Symphony offers pre and post-concert events to enhance your performance experience, including Behind the Baton, Pre-Concert Talks, and AfterGlow.

Before the Concert

Behind the Baton

Behind the Baton is a free concert Q&A with Music Director Kyle Wiley Pickett and visiting guest artists. Held the Thursday before each classical series concert, anyone is welcome to join us to learn more about the upcoming program, meet and listen to our guest artists, and enjoy light refreshments.

Pre-concert talks
Before the Concert

Pre-Concert Talks

One hour before each classical concert, join Music Director Kyle Wiley-Pickett in your seats as he speaks from the stage in depth about the night’s program

group of people talking at the Springfield Symphony AfterGlow event
After the Concert


Our AfterGlow events are held for season ticket holders, donors, and sponsors after each performance. Join us for light refreshments and great company as we revel in the evening’s performance.