Battle Creek Symphony

Discover the Magic of Music

Battle Creek Symphony

Discover the great traditions and innovative programming of Michigan's oldest orchestra.

Whether you're a fan of Bach, Beethoven, or the Beatles, the Battle Creek Symphony has a program just for you.

Announcing the 2017-2018 season

 

The 119th Season of the Battle Creek Symphony

Check out the season preview video on the right for a sneak peek at our upcoming programs.

battle creek symphony - sixties concert

Programs that will knock your socks off

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Subscriptions are available for all five concerts, or pick 3

Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights September 30

The Battle Creek Symphony’s season opener features Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, tales from the legendary 1001 Arabian Nights. Concert-goers will also enjoy excerpts from the Aladdin Suite by Carl Nielsen as well as Disney’s Aladdin Orchestral Suite. A perfect concert for the family!

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downton abbey

Downton Abbey November 18

For years, we have been fascinated by the lives of the British rich and royal as well as the supporting characters of “downstairs” thanks to Masterpiece Theatre.

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handel's messiah

Messiah December 9

Get ready to experience one of the most famous oratorios ever written and a holiday masterpiece classic.

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west side story

West Side Story March 3

With the brilliant score by Leonard Bernstein and Steven Sondheim’s lyrics, West Side Story remains one of the greatest musicals ever written. This modern rendition of Romeo and Juliet has captivated audiences for decades and features favorites like Maria and Somewhere.

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the gilmore concert

Gilmore May 5

Every two years, Battle Creek audiences wait with anticipation to see who the Gilmore Keyboard Festival selects as their “Gilmore Young Artist.” You’ll be one of the first to discover the talents of the 2018 winner, destined to become one of the next generation of piano superstars, performing Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

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battle creek symphony - school concert

Family Concert November 4

Come on out for the BCSO’s first ever free family concert at Marshall High School Auditorium, featuring the Battle Creek Boychoir, Battle Creek Girls Chorus, Marshall High School Orchestra and Franke Center Children’s Theater. Instrument petting zoos start at 12 pm, concert at 1 pm.

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Why Subscribe?

Great Value

 

Ticket prices begin at just $8 for select concerts - cheaper than a movie!

Easy Ordering

 

Order online, call 269.963.1911 option 1, or send in the form below to order your tickets today.

2017-2018 brochure order form

Free Tickets

 

Bring a friend! Get a free ticket to one concert with each subscription.

Easy Exchange

 

If you can’t make it to a concert, contact us by noon the Friday before the concert and we’ll exchange your tickets for tickets to a future concert; or accept your tickets as a donation and we’ll mail you a receipt for tax purposes.

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Battle Creek Community Foundation
Guido A and Elizabeth H. Binda Foundation
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Michigan Council on Arts and Cultural Affairs
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