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ETSO opens the 2023/2024 season with a high-energy concert featuring Lone Star State favorites Asleep at the Wheel. The Grammy®-winning artists will bring their celebrated style of American Western Swing to the Cowan Center stage for a performance with Richard Lee and the full East Texas Symphony Orchestra.
NOVEMBER 4, 2023 | 7:30pm
ETSO celebrates 20th century American classical music in a program that includes the orchestra’s first performance of Florence Price’s Symphony No. 1. Principal Clarinetist Sharon Knox Deuby will be featured in Michael Torke’s East.
JANUARY 27, 2024 | 7:30pm
Described by the Boston Globe as “born to play the piano,” Minsoo Sohn brings his acclaimed artistry to Tyler for the first ETSO performance of a repertoire favorite: Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto.
FEATURING THE TJC ACADEMY OF DANCE
FEBRUARY 24, 2024 | 7:30 pm
Richard Lee and the ETSO are excited to partner again with the Tyler Junior College Academy of Dance for a program featuring original choreography to two ballet favorites: Aaron Copland’s Four Dance Episodes from “Rodeo”, including the iconic Hoedown, and Igor Stravinsky’s modern masterpiece The Rite of Spring.
TRIBUTE TO HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL IN EAST TEXAS
MARCH 23, 2024 | 7:30 pm
The ETSO season concludes with the World Premiere of a piece commissioned by the orchestra. Written by Dr. Kyle Gullings, director of the School of Performing Arts at UT Tyler, the work celebrates the traditions surrounding the East Texas passion for high school football.
The ETSO is proud to work with the following businesses and organizations:
The 2022/2023 ETSO concert season is made possible in part thanks to funding from the Braithwaite Performing Arts Program at the East Texas Communities Foundation.