Special Events


Thursday, June 20, 2019

“10th Annual Symphony Sweepstakes”


Our 10th Annual Symphony Sweepstakes is coming on Thursday, June 20, 2019 and will be held at the historic Hotel Bentley in downtown Alexandria. Sweepstakes is RSO’s only fundraiser of the year. In addition to your chance to win the $10,000 cash prize (out of only 250 tickets sold!), there will be a live auction, buffet of heavy hors d’ oeuvres, cash bar, and new this year, a dessert auction with a twist!

Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased from any board member or from the symphony office.

Table sponsorships are available at both the $500 and $1000 levels:

$1,000 Level
- One $100 Raffle Ticket
- Table of 10 for you and your guests
- Recognition at Sweepstakes 2019
- Advertisement in the 2019-20 RSO 53rd Season Program
- Three complimentary bottles of wine at your table

$500 Level
- One $100 Raffle Ticket
- Table of 10 for you and your guests
- Recognition at Sweepstakes 2019
- Two complimentary bottles of wine at your table
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Hotel Bentley, Downtown Alexandria
 

2019-2020 Concert Season

 
Saturday, September 21, 2019

“Romance on the River”


Our annual pops concert features singers from the Shreveport Opera singing the world’s most romantic songs and arias on the banks of the Red River.
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Alexandria Riverfront Amphitheater


Saturday, October 19, 2019

“Rach 2”


Khachaturian - Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2

Guest Conductor - Alfredo Ibarra
Piano soloist - Marco Solini
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center


Sunday, December 8, 2019

“Holiday Traditions”


The Symphony performs its annual Holiday Concert including music from The Nutcracker and other Christmas favorites.
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center


Sunday, January 26, 2020

“The 4 Seasons”


Piazzolla—Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Vivaldi—Four Seasons

Lin He - Violin Soloist
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center


Saturday, March 14, 2020

“Mozart's Requiem”


The Red River Chorale and Northwestern State University Concert Choir join the Symphony form Mozart's final masterpiece, his Requiem.
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center


Saturday, April 25, 2020

“Beethoven's 5th ”


Rossini—William Tell Overture
Rodrigo—Concierto de Aranjuez
Beethoven Symphony No. 5

Isaac Bustos - Guitar Soloist
Time: 7:30 PM
Location:
       

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Alexandria, Louisiana 71301

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