The Valley Symphony Orchestra and Peter Dabrowski, Music Director/Conductor officially launched their 2018-2019 “SYMPHONY…That’s Entertainment,” concert season on Tuesday, August 21 at the McAllen Performing Arts Center lobby to members of the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, invited guests, board and members of the press.  The non-profit organization will enter its sixty-seventh season performing classical symphonic concerts to audiences in the Rio Grande Valley. The first concert of the season will feature Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLC internationally acclaimed sponsored guest artist, Christopher Atzinger.  Atzinger will perform Saint-Seans’ Concerto No. 2 on September 28.  A Harry Potter Halloween – VSO Concert II is set for October 26 where families are encouraged to dress up in their spookiest or funniest costumes and enjoy great music including John Williams’ Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. 

Audiences will revel in the glorious sounds of the chorale in the traditional holiday favorites Concert III - A Touch of Frost sponsored by Frost Bank on December 7. Guest pianist, Anastasia Dedik, sponsored by Rio Bank, will perform George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue on March 1, 2019, with Concert IV - Hooray For Hollywood.  The five-concert series finale comes to a momentous close with Concert V - The 3B’s: Beatles, Brahms And Beethoven on April 5, 2019.  All five concerts will be held at the McAllen Performing Arts Center located at 801 Convention Center Blvd on Friday evenings from 8:00 – 10:00 PM.

For the best ticket savings, consider purchasing a season subscription.  Season tickets range in price with Backhouse at $190, Front House at $240 and Orchestra at $290 per subscription.  A savings of upwards of 37% vs. single ticket online purchases spread across the season. 

There are many benefits to becoming a season subscriber which include a guaranteed annual seat reservation period ahead of the general public, guest artist info, no hassle ticket replacements for lost or misplaced tickets, monthly e-newsletter announcements and so much more.  

For a complete list of concerts, season savings, music repertoire and guest artist information visit us online at www.valleyorchestra.org.  Patrons may purchase their season tickets directly from the McAllen Convention Center Box Office open (Monday thru Friday) from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  Or go online to www.valleyorchestra.org for a direct link to instant venue map selections via TicketMaster. For specific questions about seating locations and availability, call the VSO Box Office to (956) 661-1615. Purchase early for the best seating locations.