We are excited to present our 2022-23 Symphony Season!

Join us as we explore the chilling sounds of Halloween, liven things up for the Holidays, celebrate beloved composers Mendelssohn and Beethoven, and enjoy a carnival like no other. We finish the season up with everyone's favorite spy - Bond, James Bond. This season holds something for everyone so come enjoy the power of live music with us.

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with David Park

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with David Park

Artist-in-Residence David Park joins Maestro Darger and the Southwest Symphony for one of the greatest violin concertos of all time. The Mendelssohn will be paired with the beloved American composer Florence Price’s first symphony, which will have you dancing along by the end of the night.




Beethoven's Ninth: Ode to Joy

Beethoven's Ninth: Ode to Joy

Experience the epic power and timelessness of one of the supreme achievements in music history, when Maestro Lucas Darger leads the Southwest Symphony, Lieto Voices, and professional soloists in Beethoven’s monumental Ninth Symphony. This beloved masterpiece – including the unforgettable “Ode to Joy” – symbolizes and honors equality, freedom, and brotherhood for all mankind.

Carnival of the Animals

Carnival of the Animals

Sponsored by State Bank of Southern Utah

From the graceful swan to the boisterous elephant, the entire family will be delighted by Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals. In addition, the Southern Utah Youth Orchestra will join Lucas Darger and the Southwest Symphony for a spectacular side-by-side presentation, and the SWS Competition Gold Medalist will perform with the symphony.

The Music of James Bond

The Music of James Bond
with Morgan James and Hugh Panaro

Sponsored by Cache Valley Bank

The Southwest Symphony is shaking, not stirring things up for their season finale. Broadway stars Morgan James and Hugh Panaro fly in from the Big Apple to join us for an evening of Bond, James Bond. From Goldfinger to Diamonds are Forever to Skyfall, you’ll relive every movie with these incredible singers.

Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween Spooktacular

From Schubert’s chilling Erlkönig to Saint-Saens’ Danse Macabre to Lizst’s unbelievably virtuosic Totentanz, our haunted orchestra will take you on an incredible journey with some classic Halloween favorites. We will be joined by soloists Rachel France, Brandon Lee, and Grammy Award winner Thomas Glenn!

A Touch of Frost

Sponsored by Snow, Jensen, and Reece

Get ready for Christmas with a celebration of the Holidays! Joined by Lieto Voices, we will be performing traditional Christmas favorites as well as some of your favorites from Handel’s Messiah!