Springfield Symphony prepares to “Swipe Right” on its 88th season with selections of music all about love

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Springfield Symphony prepares to “Swipe Right” on its 88th season with selections of music all about love 

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield Symphony is preparing its 88th consecutive season with music about love, composers in love, and music we love to love. The organization’s 2022-2023 season, Swipe Right, will continue its traditional nine-concert subscription series. All concerts will be performed at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts running September 17, 2022 through May 13, 2023.

“Romeo, Don Juan, and Brunnhilde didn’t have dating apps on their cell phones to Swipe Right and make their matches,” stated Kyle Wiley Pickett, the Springfield Symphony’s Music Director and Conductor, “but their love stories endure to this day and are immortalized in some of the most beautiful and romantic music for the symphony orchestra.”

For his tenth season with the Springfield Symphony, Maestro Pickett is featuring a concert of various works by Clara and Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms, as well as the entirety of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake Ballet, including a live performance with the St. Louis Ballet. Pickett has also selected works about love in all its forms, such as Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet – Suite 2, and Higdon’s Blue Cathedral. “Join us for a season of music inspired by our deepest passions – romantic fairy tales, heroic love legends, and stories of eternal family bonds.” said Pickett. “From the exotic and amorous tales of Scheherazade to the star-crossed romance of Romeo and Juliet, we’ll bring the world’s greatest love stories to our stage.”

For season ticket inquiries, please call the Springfield Symphony office at (417) 864-6683 or email seasontickets@springfieldmosymphony.org. Pickett is available for any interviews or questions.  Please feel free to email him at kwpickett@gmail.com or call (417) 864-6683. For information and updates on upcoming Springfield Symphony concerts and events, visit www.springfieldmosymphony.org/.

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Additional funding for all Springfield Symphony Orchestra programming is provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.  For more information, visit www.springfieldmosymphony.org or www.facebook.com/springfieldsymphony.