Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2024-2025 Season Announced

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra (OPO) announces its 2024-2025 Season today, including six concerts on the Classics Series and four concerts on the Pops Series, all to be held in the acoustically perfect Steinmetz Hall at Dr. Phillips Center. The Classics Series will be offered in pairs, including a Saturday evening and a Sunday matinee performance for each concert. Matinee performances in the 2024-2025 Season will begin at 2:30 p.m. The 2024-2025 Season will include the Focus Series and Symphony Storytime Series at the newly renovated The Plaza Live in Orlando’s Milk District. Focus Series Concerts will now take place on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m.

The 2024-2025 Season will mark the ninth Season on the podium for Music Director Eric Jacobsen. Jacobsen will conduct four Classics Series weekends in the 2024-2025 Season and bring in a diverse and exciting lineup of guest artists and conductors.

Soloists featured on the Classics Series include GRAMMY Award-winning Aoife O’Donnovan, Author and Narrator Jamie Bernstein, Soprano Mikaela Bennet, Clarinetist Anthony McGill, Pianist Ying Li, Violinist Grace Park, and Philharmonic Concertmaster Rimma Bergeron-Langlois. Guest Conductors will include Alejandro Gómez Guillén and Laura Jackson.

The Pops Series will feature the King of Swing in audience favorite Home for the Holidays, featuring Byron Stripling in Holiday Swing in November, Jurassic Park Film with Orchestra in February, The Music of John Williams in April, and a World-Premiere of A Dream Is A Wish featuring Recording Artist & Award-Winning Broadway Star and Orlando native Micahel James Scott in May.

The Focus Series will begin in October featuring Concertmaster Rimma Bergeron-Langlois joined by Principal Bassoon Gabriel Bergeron-Langlois and Second Bassoon Diane Bishop. Pianist and Conductor Benjamin Hochman will return in November, Mauricio Céspedes Rivero will conduct Viva La Fiesta in February, and Principal Guest Conductor Chelsea Gallo will lead Principal Trombone Jeff Thomas and Second Trombone Alex Regazzi in March.

The Symphony Storytime Series for young children features fun, family-friendly programs including Jack & the Beanstalk, Holiday Harmonies, Ferdinand the Bull, and Hansel and Gretel, all at The Plaza Live.

Subscription renewals for current subscribers will be sent to them in the coming weeks and new subscriptions for the 2024-2025 Season will go on sale later this Spring. For more information, please contact the Box Office at 407.770.0071 or boxoffice@orlandophil.org.

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Eric Jacobsen Bio: https://orlandophil.org/people/eric-jacobsen/

Rimma Bergeron-Langlois Bio: https://orlandophil.org/people/rimma-bergeron-langlois/

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All programs and artists are subject to change.