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. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Springfield Symphony Orchestra

    8. 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)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Springfield Symphony Orchestra

    9. 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

    10. 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.

    11. Baystate Health President honored with prestigious award

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      Baystate Health President honored with prestigious award ...es on numerous boards in the community, including Western Massachusetts Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Springfield Symphony, and Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts. The William L. Lane Hospital... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Springfield   Mark R. Tolosky

    12. Framing the Future | BusinessWest

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      Framing the Future | BusinessWest ...th Honors College students, were inspired by Gustav Holt’s The Planets, which was performed that night by the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. But while the present picture is drawing positive reviews, it is the prospec... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Westfield State University   Springfield

    13. Symphony Hall 'God Bless America' concert to celebrate history of Springfield and Big Y

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      Symphony Hall 'God Bless America' concert to celebrate history of Springfield and Big Y ...r, Chairman and CEO of Big Y World Class Markets, left, Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, and Kevin Rhodes, Springfield Symphony Orchestra music director, right, announce Tuesday at City Hall the upcoming "God Bless A... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Big Y Foods   Springfield

    14. West Springfield business-education partnership funds school programs

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      ...ings as a club or extracurricular activities. • Admission for third and sixth graders to a performance of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. This project is also funded by the West Springfield Arts Council. • A total of... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Springfield Symphony Orchestra

    15. The Republican's David Starr honored for 70 years with Newhouse Publications

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      The Republican's David Starr honored for 70 years with Newhouse Publications ...through the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts to distribute $1 million annually equally among the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, the Springfield Museums, WGBY public television and WFCR public radio. George ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Allan W. Blair   The Republican

    16. Cynthia Anzalotti stepping down as president of CityStage, Symphony Hall

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      Cynthia Anzalotti stepping down as president of CityStage, Symphony Hall ...” Anzalotti said. “There are good restaurants, beautiful theaters, a wonderful symphony and the museums.” The Springfield Symphony Orchestra is Symphony Hall’s largest tenant.... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Springfield Symphony Orchestra

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