OFFICE UPDATE: Staff is continuing to work from home and the Punta Gorda Symphony office is open by appointment only. For assistance, please email info@PGSymphony.org or call 941-205-5996 and leave a message on ext 2 or 3. We will return your email or call within two business days.
20/21 Season: The Music Plays Outdoors
After months of planning, listening to your feedback, and making modifications due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are excited to move forward safely with four outdoor socially-distanced concerts and an online live-streamed lecture series.
STRINGS IN THE GARDEN: Baroque + Beatles + Wine
March 14, 2021
Sunday at 2PM & 5PM
HARBORSIDE BRASS: PGSymphony Brass Quintet
April 11, 2021
Sunday at 3PM & 6:30PM
Advanced ticketing is required. Please inquire with the PGSymphony Office at 941-205-5996 regarding Student and Youth tickets.
Ticketing Options For Paid Subscribers & Ticket Holders
- All existing funds have already been placed on-account, holding your 21/22 season subscription.
- Some or all of your on-account funds may be applied to concerts this season or converted to a donation.
- Partial or full refunds will be honored if requested. Please consider donating what you can. Your charity is as important now as ever.
- 21/22 subscription renewals have been paused until further notice.
- Existing seating requests have been recorded and held in a queue. The use of on-account funds will not affect requests.
Experience the power of extraordinary symphonic works and your PGSymphony as they come together for a daring 21/22 Season. Prepare for more internationally-recognized guest artists, familiar favorites such as Berlioz’s celebrated Symphonie Fantastique, and two solo piano recitals that are certain to be “rockstar” experiences.
Verdi | Creston | Berlioz
Verdi | Vespri Siciliani Overture
Creston | Concertino for Marimba
DEAN ANDERSON, MARIMBA
Berlioz | Symphonie Fantastique
Your season favorites featuring:
EMILY YOCUM BLACK, SOPRANO
Beethoven | Tchaikovsky | Farrenc
Beethoven | Coriolan Overture
Tchaikovsky | Piano Concerto No. 1
ROMAN RABINOVICH, PIANO
Farrenc | Symphony No. 3
Berlioz | Brahms
Berlioz | Harold in Italy
BRETT DOUGLAS DEUBNER, VIOLA
Brahms | Symphony No. 1
Strauss | Sarasate | Massenet | Shostakovich
“Get Happy!” Joan Ellison Sings Judy Garland
JOAN ELLISON, SOPRANO
“Get Happy!” Joan Ellison Sings Judy Garland will take you on a nostalgic trip from technicolor Hollywood to the swinging ‘60s as we perform Judy’s original arrangements for hits like Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart, The Trolley Song, Over the Rainbow, among others.
21/22 Season Add-Ons – Piano Recitals
Thomas Pandolfi, Solo Piano
Stewart Goodyear, Solo Piano
Beethoven was a pianist of legendary virtuosity. Experience three of his most famous piano sonatas —Pathetique, Moonlight, and Appassionata— performed by Stewart Goodyear, “one of the best pianists of his generation” as claimed by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
19/20 Season Archive
November 10, 2019
Strauss | Don Juan
Koussevitzky | Double Bass Concerto
Leonid Finkelshteyn, Double Bass
Mendelssohn | Symphony No. 5, “Reformation”
December 15, 2019
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing | The First Noel | Carol of the Bells
We Three Kings | Symph-Hanukkah | The Twelve Gifts Christmas
Christmas at the Movies | Another Night Before Christmas
Stille Nacht | Ave Maria | Mad Russian’s Christmas
Fantasia on We Three Kings | Sleigh Ride
Jacob Waid, vocalist
February 9, 2020
Mozart | Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Castelnuovo-Tedesco | Guitar Concerto No. 1
Celil Refik Kaya, Guitar
Beethoven | Symphony No. 6, “Pastorale”
March 8, 2020
Dvořák | Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”
Fuchs | Piano Concerto, “Spiritualist”
Jeffrey Biegel, Piano
Shostakovich | Festive Overture