Jackie Evancho

Saturday, January 31, 2015, 7:30p.m.


Platinum-selling, 14-year-old vocal sensation Jackie Evancho returns with her her third studio album, Awakening, and coinciding international tour. Awakening signals some new directions for Evancho. Without foregoing the beautiful and lush classical-crossover compositions for which Evancho has become famous, she also extends her stylistic reach with contemporary material.

Pops III: A Gershwin Valentine

Saturday, February 14, 2015, 7:30p.m.


This Valentine’s Day join two-time Grammy® Award winner Sylvia McNair for a romantic evening showcasing the timeless talent of one of the greatest American songwriters, George Gershwin.

Masterworks IV: Cabrera Conducts Mendelssohn & Schumann

Saturday, March 7, 2015, 7:30p.m.


Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the orchestra in its first-ever performance of Mendelssohn’s joyous Fourth Symphony, known as the “Italian” symphony having been inspired by the composer’s travel south to Italy.

Pops IV: Symphonic Spectacular

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:30p.m.


Classical showpieces famously (and frequently!) quoted in pop-culture are instantly recognizable as Music Director Donato Cabrera delves into this fiery, fast-paced repertoire that promises to deliver a memorable night at the symphony.

London Symphony Orchestra & Michael Tilson Thomas with Yuja Wang

Monday, March 30, 2015, 7:30p.m.


Widely regarded as one of the world’s leading orchestras, The London Symphony Orchestra brings together the greatest players from across the globe to amaze and astound audiences. Making a special appearance at The Smith Center, the Orchestra will be conducted by 11-time Grammy® winner Michael Tilson Thomas and will feature Yuja Wang.

Masterworks V: 100 Years of Music

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 7:30p.m.


Music Director Donato Cabrera completes his first Masterworks Series with a program featuring composers over a one hundred-year span including the stunning keyboard showcase of Rachmaninoff’s 24 variations based on Paganini’s Caprices for violin to be performed by thrilling young pianist Joyce Yang.


Monday, May 11, 2015, 7:30p.m.


ThePianoGuys, the remarkable classical/pop crossover music stylists, will treat audiences of all ages for a night of “Wonders,” hits from their fourth studio album, such as “Let It Go” from the movie Frozen, “Kung Fu Piano: Cello Ascends” and “Story of My Life.”

Pops V: A Tribute to the Music of Frank Sinatra

Saturday, May 16, 2015, 7:30p.m.


Matt Catingub returns to present this special tribute featuring his very own arrangements of classic hits by Frank Sinatra.