NFSO Concerts

Season Opener: “Ravish and Mayhem”

September 17th, 2022 at 7:30 PM

Our opening classics features international acclaimed guest cellist Amit Peled.  Works by
Stephanie Berg, Anna Clyne and Rimsky-Korsakov.

Halloween Spooktacular: “Creepy Creatures”

October 22nd, 2022 at 7:00 PM 

Come in costume and enjoy some of the greatest creepy classics for orchestra!  Works
by Dvorak, J. Strauss and John Williams.

 “A Tribute to Our Heroes” A Veteran’s Benefit Concert

November 10th, 2022 at 7:30 PM

We salute our veterans in this patriotic concert of music by great American composers
Aaron Copland and Samuel Barber. A very special guest artist joins us for the 2nd half!

Holiday Pops: “Christmas at the Movies”

December 9th, 2022 at 7:30 PM

A mix of film favorites from past to present as well as traditional holiday selections.
Featuring guest soloist Lakisha Jones, our NFSO chorale and artists from our college

 Stars of Tomorrow: “A Tribute to the Dance”

January 21nd, 2023 at 7:30 PM

We celebrate great classics from the 19th to the 21st centuries that were influenced by
the dance. Works by Gluck, Kodály and Moncayo. Also featuring the the Junior, Senior
and Collegiate winners of the John Leatherwood Concerto Competition and student
dancers from the Northwest Florida Ballet.

NFSO features Michael Cavanaugh: “Billy Joel Songbook”

February 18th, 2023 at 7:30 p.m

The star of “Movin’ Out on Broadway, we are delighted to feature super talent Michael
Cavanaugh with the NFSO in a concert of Billy Joel’s greatest hits!

Mainstage Theater

Education week at the NFSO

Carnegie Hall LinkUp: “The Orchestra Sings”

March 14th and 15th, 2023 at 10 AM

“All Creatures Great and Small”

March 16th, 2023 11 AM 

Our annual 5th grade education concert featuring works that center around the theme of
animals of all shapes and sizes!

Classics Finale: “A Dream of America”

April 6th, 2023 at 7:30 PM

Our season finale features guest pianist Brian Ganz performs Gershwin’s Concerto in F and Peter Boyer’s powerful work: Ellis Island: A Dream of America featuring student actors from
the NWFSC theater department.

An emotionally moving and inspiring close of the NFSO’s 2022-23 season!