1. About Springfield Symphony Orchestra

    Springfield Symphony Orchestra

    The established mission of the SSO is to maintain and develop a professional symphony orchestra that produces musical performances of high artistic quality; to entertain and educate our audiences; to expand and develop our audiences; and to sponsor related programs and concerts that enhance the musical life of the region we serve.
    Today, after 65 years of great performances, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra is the largest professional orchestra in Massachusetts outside of Boston. It is comprised of approximately 80 musicians from the Pioneer Valley, Boston, and New York areas. The S.S.O.’s artistic programming has earned national recognition for its innovativeness, appeal, and breadth of scope.

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    2. Operator of CityStage, Springfield Symphony Hall sees financial challenges as it renews venue contracts

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 30 2016)

      Operator of CityStage, Springfield Symphony Hall sees financial challenges as it renews venue contracts ...phony, you can't cut back. You need all those performers — and you need to pay them." Symphony strategies The Springfield Symphony Orchestra is a separate organization that pays D'Agostino's group to rent the hall for it... (Read Full Article)

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    3. SSO Takes Steps to Broaden Its Reach, Audience

      Explore BusinessWest (Aug 15 2016)

      SSO Takes Steps to Broaden Its Reach, Audience ... and different types of talent that will share the stage with the SSO, to a variety of touches that will make SSO performances true happenings. With that, he took out a copy of the schedule for the coming year and starte... (Read Full Article)

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    4. Springfield Utility-box Beautification Begins Monday Morning

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      Springfield Utility-box Beautification Begins Monday Morning ... One Financial Plaza, New England Farm Workers Council, Painting with a Twist, Springfield Parking Authority, Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Taylor Street Dental, Tower Square, and WGBY Public Television. The Springfiel... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    5. Springfield Symphony Orchestra helps play in New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium - with T-Pain | masslive.com

      Explore Massachusetts Blogs (Sep 11 2015)

      Springfield Symphony Orchestra helps play in New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium - with T-Pain | masslive.com ... Symphony Orchestra help hype the crowd for the celebration of the team's fourth Super Bowl championship. The SSO busted out a rousing rendition of 'O Fortuna' from 'Carmina Burana' as the team brought out its four Lomba... (Read Full Article)

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    6. Springfield Business Improvement District - Night Out in Downtown Springfield

      Explore From the EDC (Jan 15 2015)

      Springfield Business Improvement District - Night Out in Downtown Springfield ...pened Student Prince/The Fort, entertainment for two at your choice of a Falcons Game, a CityStage show, or a Springfield Symphony Orchestra concert, and an overnight stay at the Springfield Sheraton. This is an amazing ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Springfield Symphony Orchestra   Springfield Business Improvement District

    7. ‘Park with Ease’ keeps visits to downtown a snap

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      ‘Park with Ease’ keeps visits to downtown a snap ...dka, Nadim’s, Adolfo’s, and the newly remodeled Student Prince & the Fort. The service is also available for Springfield Symphony Orchestra concerts, shows at City Stage, Springfield Falcons games and more events. The ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Springfield Falcons   Springfield

    8. Residents turn out to hear Massachusetts Department of Transportation plans for $260 million repair of I-91 viaduct

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      Residents turn out to hear Massachusetts Department of Transportation plans for $260 million repair of I-91 viaduct ...a casino in the city. She said she also is concerned about Hampden Superior Court, the juvenile court and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra losing parking during construction. “The courthouse must be accessible,” she s... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame   Springfield Symphony Orchestra

    9. Zombies coming to downtown Springfield for zombie games and more | masslive

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      Zombies coming to downtown Springfield for zombie games and more | masslive ...t the visitors bureau is also promoting other events on various days over the next month and a half, like the Springfield Symphony Orchestra's Frankenstein Oct. 26. Zoar Outdoor is doing zombi ziplining Oct. 13 and there... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Six Flags New England   Springfield   Holyoke

    10. Springfield officials, organizations seek to create cultural district downtown to enhance attractions, new venues

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      Springfield officials, organizations seek to create cultural district downtown to enhance attractions, new venues ...n the association and cultural district advocates. Institutions within the cultural district will include the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, Springfield Museums, Community ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   MassMutual Center   Springfield Armory

    11. Susan Bennett bids farewell to Springfield Symphony Orchestra

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      Susan Bennett bids farewell to Springfield Symphony Orchestra ... as cirector of marketing and communications for the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. Bennett retired from the SSO on May 31, and shared some recollections of the rewards and challenges of two decades spent serving the sy... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    12. Springfield Symphony's Kevin Rhodes to give free lecture series at Bay Path College

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      Springfield Symphony's Kevin Rhodes to give free lecture series at Bay Path College ...era." In the final talk on May 1, “Making a Death Mass Fun,” Rhodes will be joined on stage by members of the Springfield Symphony Chorus and director Nikki Stoia, as he explores Mozart’s final work, The Requiem Mass in ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Springfield Symphony Orchestra   Bay Path College

    13. Michael Jonnes to step down as executive director of Springfield Symphony Orchestra

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      Michael Jonnes to step down as executive director of Springfield Symphony Orchestra ... will serve as the interim executive director during the search, according to Kris Houghton, president of the SSO Board of Trustees. Houghton said she had learned from Jonnes in September of his plans to retire on Dec. 3... (Read Full Article)

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    14. Springfield Symphony Orchestra readies for upcoming season

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      Springfield Symphony Orchestra readies for upcoming season ...p series entitled “Kevin Rhodes and the SSO Present.” On Dec. 1, guest conductor Joseph Olefirowicz leads the SSO, Symphony Chorus and Children’s Chorus of Springfield in “Home for the Follidays.” While Rhodes knows Olef... (Read Full Article)

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    15. John Simpson's art students from UMass' Commonwealth Honors College turn ninth floor of One Financial Plaza into imposing studio and gallery in downtown Springfield

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      John Simpson's art students from UMass' Commonwealth Honors College turn ninth floor of One Financial Plaza into imposing studio and gallery in downtown Springfield ...t year’s pieces. According to Simpson, next year’s theme will be “Fate, Life, and Death,” in association with Springfield Symphony’s final performance of the season, scheduled for May 4, 2013, of Mozart’s Requiem in D mi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual Center   Baystate Health

    16. Tina D'Agostino named permanent head of CityStage and Symphony Hall in Springfield | masslive

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      Tina D'Agostino named permanent head of CityStage and Symphony Hall in Springfield | masslive ...” on Feb. 8, “A Chorus Line” on Feb. 10 and “Fiddler on the Roof” on April 21. Symphony Hall seats 2,600. The Springfield Symphony Orchestra is a separate organization and manages its own ticket sales, D’Agostino said. S... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Springfield Symphony Orchestra   Springfield Performing Arts Development Corp.

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