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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Georgia Symphony Orchestra Announces 2019-2020 Season


July 3, 2019

CONTACT: Susan Stensland

Executive Director 


MARIETTA – The Georgia Symphony Orchestra enthusiastically announces a full program celebrating home, heritage, and humanity under the artistic leadership of GSO Music Director Timothy Verville.  Currently in his fourth year with the GSO, Dr. Verville continues to engage and inspire audiences with creative, high quality, community-centered programming. Music Director Timothy Verville is presented by the Robert F. Hagan Family Foundation.

The 2019-2020 season will include three Classics concerts, two GSO Jazz performances, four Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra (GYSO) concert series, two Holiday Pops performances, and the fifth annual Sensory Friendly concert. Details are available at

The Georgia Symphony Orchestra is in residence at the Marietta Performing Arts Center.  GSO Jazz concerts are performed at the Earl Smith Strand Theater.  2019-2020 is the organization’s 69th season of performing live orchestral music.

Season ticket packages are currently available at 770-429-2390 or online at  Individual tickets will be on sale beginning August 1, 2019.


The Georgia Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1951, and brings music to over 15,000 people annually.  Its mission is to enrich our community through accessible, high quality musical and educational experiences that instill a lifelong appreciation for the arts. The GSO organization includes the Georgia Symphony Orchestra, GSO Chorus, GSO Jazz and the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra. For more information, visit

Introducing the 2019-2020 GSO Season!

Goin' Home - September 28, 2019 

8:00pm @ the Marietta Performing Arts Center (Reserved Seating) 

Ludwig van Beethoven, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage

Edward Elgar, Spanish Serenade

Jean Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 Mvt. I "Allegro Moderato"

Antonin Dvorak, Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, "From the New World"

GSO Holiday Pops - December 7, 2019 

3:00pm & 8:00pm @ the Marietta Performing Arts Center (Reserved Seating) 

'Tis the season for fun-filled music! GSO Holiday Pops is the favorite way for friends and family to enjoy time together in a festive concert experience. With Santa, a sing-a-long, and so much more, you won't want to miss this special way to celebrate the holidays! 

America, Vol. 6 - February 1, 2020 

8:00pm @ the Marietta Performing Arts Center (Reserved Seating)

Leonard Bernstein, Overture to Candide

Lowell Libermann, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra

Jeanne Carere, flute

Peter Boyer, Ellis Island: The Dream of America

Presented in collaboration with The Lyric Theatre 

GSO Jazz with GSO Chorus - February 8, 2020 

8:00pm @ the Strand Theatre (General Seating)

America, Vol. 7 combines the sweet sounds of Jazz with the GSO Chorus! Join these two amazing ensembles as they fill the Strand with music that will have you swaying in your seat.

GSO Sensory Friendly Concert – March 7, 2020

2:00pm @ the Marietta Performing Arts Center (General Seating)

The Georgia Symphony's annual Sensory Friendly Concert returns to present great music in a sensory friendly environment. With limited seating and carefully crafted (but not watered down) selections of music, this performance is great for those that require a space free of the standard confines of a classical performance.  The GSO is pleased to welcome Ecuadorian cellist Francisco Vila as guest artist for this performance. 

GSO Jazz! - April 25, 2020 

 8:00pm @ the Strand Theatre (General Seating) 

Amazing musical feats combined with a great atmosphere. GSO Jazz @ the Strand, how can you go wrong? 

GSO Brahms Requiem - May 9, 2020 

8:00pm @ the Bailey Performance Center (General Seating) 

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII in Europe, the Georgia Symphony presents A German Requiem by Johannes Brahms. This colossal work in seven movements is scored for orchestra, chorus, and soloists.  Joining the Georgia Symphony for this special performance is Russian guest conductor Anton Shaburov. 

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