Event Listings

2018-19 subscription packages and single tickets are now available. For questions, call our Ticket Office at 904.354.5547.


Verdi Requiem
2018-2019 Season
Verdi Requiem
One of the most gifted and prolific opera composers in history, Verdi weaves drama, beauty, loss, redemption and terror into the entire fabric of his epic Requiem. Sung in Italian with Eglish subtitles.
Fri 3/15/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Verdi Requiem
Sat 3/16/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Verdi Requiem


Star Wars IV: A New Hope
2018-2019 Season
Star Wars IV: A New Hope
The original Star Wars. “…a most razzle-dazzling family movie.” (LA Times) “A grand and glorious film.” (Time Magazine) “A fairy tale. A fantasy. A Legend.” (Roger Ebert) What more needs to be said? See George Lucas’ classic movie with John Williams’ beloved, OSCAR-winning score played live by the Jacksonville Symphony.
Sat 2/23/19 7:00PM Jacoby Hall Star Wars IV: A New Hope
Sun 2/24/19 3:00PM Jacoby Hall Star Wars IV: A New Hope


2019 Symphony Gala
2018-2019 Season
2019 Symphony Gala
International superstar Alisa Weilerstein brings a combination of poetry and sheer virtuosity to the most famous cello concerto of all. Dvorák’s bold opening theme unapologetically sets the tone for this tour de force. "Weilerstein's cello is her id. She doesn't give the impression that making music involves will at all. She and the cello seem simply to be one and the same." - Los Angeles Times
Sat 3/2/19 7:00PM Jacoby Hall 2019 Symphony Gala


Cherish the Ladies Coffee
2018-2019 Season
Cherish the Ladies Coffee
Join us for an evening that includes a spectacular blend of virtuoso instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing. This Irish-American Emmy-winning super group has played at the White House and the Olympics, and with over 250 symphonies around the world. The NY Times calls their music “passionate, tender and rambunctious.” Don’t miss this night of great Irish favorites.
Fri 3/8/19 11:00AM Jacoby Hall Cherish the Ladies Coffee


Cherish the Ladies
2018-2019 Season
Cherish the Ladies
Join us for an evening that includes a spectacular blend of virtuoso instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing. This Irish-American Emmy-winning super group has played at the White House and the Olympics, and with over 250 symphonies around the world. 
Fri 3/8/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Cherish the Ladies
Sat 3/9/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Cherish the Ladies


Frank and Ella
2018-2019 Season
Frank and Ella
Capathia Jenkins and Tony DeSare return for a wonderful concert that will take you on a journey of American popular song featuring staples from Broadway, pop, jazz and more.
Fri 3/29/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Frank and Ella
Sat 3/30/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Frank and Ella


World Premiere: A Jacksonville Symphony Commission - Symphony in 60
Witness the world premiere of the Jacksonville Symphony’s newly-commissioned work composed by Courtney Bryan, whose genre-bending music has been performed from the Blue Note Jazz Club to Carnegie Hall.
Thu 4/4/19 6:30PM General Admission World Premiere: A Jacksonville Symphony Commission - Symphony in 60


Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2
2018-2019 Season
Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2
A program with optimism coursing through the notes, this program begins with the Jacksonville Symphony’s commission and world premiere of a work by Courtney Bryan. Jennifer Koh makes her Jacksonville debut with Prokofiev's First Violin Concerto. Rachmaninoff’s hauntingly beautiful Symphony No. 2 contains themes of hope, redemption and the hallmark romance that made the composer famous.
Fri 4/5/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2
Sat 4/6/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2


Mozart's Jupiter
2018-2019 Season
Mozart's Jupiter
A tremendous talent among a generation of young conductors, Karina Canellakis marks her return to the podium in Jacoby Symphony Hall by leading the Symphony through Mozart’s final symphony, the grand “Jupiter.” From Beethoven’s intense Leonore Overture No. 3 to Elgar's In the South and the glorious finale of Mozart’s Symphony No. 41, this program is pure energy.
Fri 4/26/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Mozart's Jupiter
Sat 4/27/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Mozart's Jupiter
Sun 4/28/19 3:00PM Jacoby Hall Mozart's Jupiter


Brahms Symphony No. 1
2018-2019 Season
Brahms Symphony No. 1
Through mentorship, endorsement and friendship, Robert Schumann had the single most significant impact on the career of the younger Johannes Brahms. In homage, Brahms’ Symphony No. 1 contains clear references to the musical style of the man who so influenced him. Joshua Roman returns to Jacksonville to perform a virtuosic tapestry of sound in Lutoslawski’s Cello Concerto.
Fri 5/17/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Brahms Symphony No. 1
Sat 5/18/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Brahms Symphony No. 1
Sun 5/19/19 3:00PM Jacoby Hall Brahms Symphony No. 1


Patriotic Pops Coffee
2018-2019 Season
Patriotic Pops Coffee
The Symphony’s Memorial Day weekend tradition continues with our salute to heroes in the U.S. military who made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting the freedom we cherish. Join us to hear your favorite patriotic selections including The Star-Spangled Banner and the themes of the great branches of our country’s military. This will be one of the most inspiring events of the season.
Fri 5/24/19 11:00AM Jacoby Hall Patriotic Pops Coffee


Patriotic Pops
2018-2019 Season
Patriotic Pops
The Symphony’s Memorial Day weekend tradition continues with our salute to heroes in the U.S. military who made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting the freedom we cherish. Join us to hear your favorite patriotic selections including The Star-Spangled Banner and the themes of the great branches of our country’s military. This will be one of the most inspiring events of the season.
Fri 5/24/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Patriotic Pops
Sat 5/25/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Patriotic Pops


The Wizard of Oz
2018-2019 Season
The Wizard of Oz
The MGM classic film returns to the big screen at Jacoby Symphony Hall with its Oscar-winning score played live by the Jacksonville Symphony. This film that “has youngsters’ eyes shining and brought a quietly amused gleam to the wiser ones of the oldsters” (NY Times) features a young Judy Garland singing the timeless hit "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." Be sure to bring the children and grandchildren.
Fri 5/31/19 7:00PM Jacoby Hall The Wizard of Oz
Sun 6/2/19 3:00PM Jacoby Hall The Wizard of Oz


Season Finale! Mahler 5
2018-2019 Season
Season Finale! Mahler 5
The Jacksonville Symphony closes its season with a spectacular opening – a powerful, lone trumpet  call that unfolds into an enormous work filled with dramatic power in Mahler’s Fifth  Symphony. From the lush and introspective fourth movement to the triumphant finale, Mahler fills this expansive canvas with nearly every color imaginable.
Fri 6/7/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Season Finale! Mahler 5
Sat 6/8/19 8:00PM Jacoby Hall Season Finale! Mahler 5