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126th Season Preview

SUBSCRIPTIONS & Single Tickets Are officially on sale for the Peoria Symphony Orchestra’s 2023-2024 Season!

it’s a new season – like you’ve never heard us before.

Are you a PSO subscriber looking to renew into an eight, seven, or four concerts subscription this coming season? Give our Box Office a call at 309.671.1096.

New subscriptions are available for purchase and single tickets are officially on sale.
If you are a new subscriber or have not purchased a season ticket since 2019, you can buy the eight-concert series for 20% off!

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Tchaikovsky Spectacular at Ravinia

Peoria Symphony Orchestra invites all PSO donors to participate in our annual day trip to visit Maestro George Stelluto at his “summer home,” the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, IL on Sunday, August 20, 2023*, for a special performance by the
Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Ticket & Bus Ride Price: $255 per person
Bus Ride Price: $175

Sunday, August 20, 2023
11:00 am Departure
3:00 pm Picnic Dinner
5:00 pm Peoria Symphony Orchestra Concert
11:00 pm Estimated Return to Peoria

Ravinia Festival, Pavilion
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
George Stelluto, conductor
Kevin Murphy, piano
Singers from Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyPiano Concerto No. 1
Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyThe Tempest Symphonic Fantasy
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Arias from Eugene Onegin

  • “Kogda bï zhizn domashnim krugom” (Onegin’s Aria)
  • “Ja nye sposobna k grusti tomnoy” (Olga’s Aria)
  • “Kuda, kuda vï udalilis” (Lensky’s Aria)
  • “Ruskai pogibnu” (Letter Scene)

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky1812 Overture (with cannons)

*This event is only for donors at this time. Want to attend but haven’t donated yet for the 2023-2024 Season? Donate here!

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Presented by Dr. Carl Soderstrom and the Wayne E. Baum Family Foundation

October 13, 2023, at 5:30 pm
Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette Ballroom
RSVP by September 22, 2023

Ticket Price: $175 per person
Table of 10: $1,750

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Single Tickets

Tickets starting under $30!

Single tickets can be purchased by ordering online or visiting the Toyota Box Office at the Peoria Civic Center in person on Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. only. The Box Office is not available for phone calls. Single Tickets will no longer be sold through the PSO office. For more questions about purchasing tickets, view here.


October 14, 2023, at 3:00 pm
Peoria Civic Center Theater

Gioachino Rossini: William Tell Overture
Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61
Johann Strauss Jr.: Die Fledermaus Overture
Johann Strauss Jr.: Vienna Blood Waltz, Op. 354
Johann Strauss Jr.: Chit Chat Polka, Op. 214
Johann Strauss Jr.: Overture to The Gypsy Baron
Johann Strauss Jr.: The Blue Danube Waltz, Op. 314
Johann Strauss Jr.: Thunder and Lightning Polka
Johann Strauss Jr.: Radetzky March, Op. 228

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November 4, 2023, at 3:00 pm
Grace Presbyterian Church


Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 8 (Christmas)
Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for oboe d’amore, BWV 1055R
Antonio Vivaldi: Cello Concerto in D minor, RV 407
Tomaso Albinoni: Adagio in G Minor
George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 8, HWV 326
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Trumpets in C Major, RV 537

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December 17, 2023, at 3:00 pm
Peoria Civic Center Theater

Create Holiday memories with your loved one’s at the PSO’s 2023 Holiday concert. Enjoy a melody of Holiday favorites like Charlie Brown, the Nutcracker, Christmas carols, Holiday favorites, and more.

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Christmas Overture 
Albert Hague: How the Grinch Stole Christmas Suite 
Clement Clarke More: Twas the Night Before Christmas
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Christmas Eve Suite Introduction 
Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Vince Guaraldi Trio: Excerpts from A Charlie Brown Christmas
Adolphe Adam: O Holy Night
John Mason Neale: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
Emile Blemont/Edward C. Nunn: Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella 
Isaac Watts: Joy to the World
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Excerpts from The Nutcracker Suite
Florence Beatrice Price: Song for Snow
Bruce Broughton: Miracle on 34th Street Suite
Dimitri Tiomkin: It’s a Wonderful Life Suite
John Williams: Excerpts from Home Alone: Three Holiday Songs
John McCutcheon: Christmas in the Trenches
Carmen Dragon: Silent Night
Walter Kent: I’ll Be Home for Christmas
Leroy Anderson: Sleigh Ride
Thomas Oliphant: Deck the Halls

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January 28, 2024, at 3:00 pm
Peoria Civic Center Theater

A concert the whole family can enjoy! Featuring music from the Epics to the Golden Age of movies to the endless struggle between the villains and the heroes we all love.

Ennio Morricone: Cinema Paradiso Suite
Ennio Morricone: Gabriel’s Oboe
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Overture from “Captain Blood”
Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein: Selections from “The Sound of Music”
Max Steiner: Selections from “Casablanca”
Rosza Miklos: Ben Hur Suite (Overture)
Elmer Bernstein: Ten Commandments (Selections)
Maurice Jarre: Lawrence of Arabia Suite
Ennio Morricone: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
John Williams: Selections from “Star Wars” including Imperial Stormtrooper March
Danny Elfman: Waltz to the Death and Batman Theme (1989)
John Williams: Captain Hook’s Theme
Geoff Zanelli: Maleficent’s Theme
Harold Arlen: Wicked Witch Theme from “The Wizard of Oz”
John Williams: Voldemort’s Theme
Danny Elfman: Spiderman Theme
Bryan Tyler: Ironman III Theme
William Gregson-Rupert: Wonder Woman’s Wrath
Alan Silvestri: The Avengers Theme
Patrick Doyle: The Theme from “Thor”
John Williams: Superman Theme

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February 17, 2024, at 7:30 pm
Peoria Civic Center Theater

Carlos Surinach: Feria Magica
Édouard Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole, Op. 21
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnole

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March 16, 2024, at 7:30 pm
Grace Presbyterian Church

Grazyna Bacewicz: Overture for Orchestra
Marianna Martinez: Symphony in C
Wolfgang Mozart: Symphony in G Minor No. 25, K183
Gustav Mahler: Rückert-Lieder
Anna Clyne: This Midnight Hour
Lili Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps

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April 20, 2024, at 7:30 pm
Peoria Civic Center Theater


Wolfgang Mozart: Piano Concerto in D minor No. 20, K. 466
Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, Op. 36 in F minor

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May 18, 2024, at 7:30 pm
Peoria Civic Center Theater

Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance, Op. 39, No. 1
Antonín Dvorák: Slavonic Dance, Op. 72, No. 1 
Antonín Dvorák: Slavonic Dance, Op. 72, No. 2
Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5
Antonín Dvorák: My Homeland, Op. 62
Antonín Dvorák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104

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