The Mobile Symphony Orchestra (MSO) will relax with cool classics for a Summer Serenade, June 12 at 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and June 13 at 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Mobile’s historic Saenger Theatre. This casual concert is a great way to dive into summer with gorgeous music performed by the Gulf Coast’s premier symphony orchestra.
MSO’s season finale celebrates the world’s best string music and includes Antonin Dvorak’s Serenade, one of the composer’s most celebrated works. William Grant Still’s haunting Out of the Silence is the perfect reflection of a challenging year. And Mendelssohn’s Sinfonia No. 10, written when the composer was just 14 years old, is remarkable for any age.
As guidelines have changed, masks are optional, but concerts will still be socially distanced. Performances are approximately one hour without an intermission.
The concert is sponsored by Nancy Rowe, in memory of Allan Rowe; Anne Low, in memory of Paul Low; and WKRG-TV.
Tickets to individual in-person performances are $15-$82. Tickets can be purchased online, by phone at 251-432-2010 or at the symphony box office, 257 Dauphin Street. Student tickets are $10. Through the MSO Big Red Ticket program sponsored by the Alabama Power Foundation, students in grades K-12 can attend the Sunday performances free when accompanied by a paying adult. More details can be found online at www.mobilesymphony.org.
All concerts have been made possible by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.