2016-2017 Season

The Civic Center Music Hall has increased fees on all tickets.

To minimize additional fees come into the Phil’s office at 424 Colcord, Suite B to purchase tickets, M-F 9am-5pm, or let the Phil’s customer service representatives Simone or Ulises help you, by calling us directly at (405) Tickets, that’s 842-5387.

Online tickets are also available through the CCMH at the links provided below.


CLASSICS 6 | Daniel Hege, Guest Conductor
March 4, 2017


Haochen Zhang, piano

Barber - Overture to the School for Scandal
Ravel - Piano Concerto in G major
Brahms - Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98

Guest Conductor Bio

Meet our Guest Conductor

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POPS 5 | Broadway's Best with Joel Levine
March 17-18, 2017

Join Maestro Joel Levine as he presents a night of Broadway favorites, old and new, featuring seven decades of music from the Great White Way. Enjoy featured guest vocalists including Ryan Silverman, Rachel York, and the OKC Philharmonic Pops Chorale, led by Vince Leseney.

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CLASSICS 7 | Vladimir Kulenovic, Guest Conductor
March 25, 2017


Chloe Hanslip, violin

Beethoven - Coriolan Overture
Mendelssohn - Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64
Rachmaninoff - Symphonic Dances, Op. 45

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The OKC Phil will present an energetic, fast-paced concert that highlights music and machines. From the driving rhythms of Beethoven, to musical depictions of trains, planes, automobiles, and MORE! This concert will take you on a wild ride and capture your inventive spirit as we explore how music and machines come together.
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POPS 6 | Under the Streetlamp
April 7-8, 2017


Douglas Droste, conductor

A PBS all male vocal music sensation! Prepare for an electrifying evening of classic hits from the American Radio Songbook. This group is comprised of recent leading cast members from the Tony Award winning sensation Jersey Boys. They blend seamlessly with our Philharmonic to deliver a unique blend of tight harmonies and slick dance moves, all to your favorite Doo-Wop, Motown and old time Rock 'n' Roll hits.

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CLASSICS 8 | A Philharmonic Gala with Maestro Joel Levine
April 15, 2017


Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture
Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 1 in F minor
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5, Op. 64, E minor

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Earlier this season...


CLASSICS 1 | Conducted by Maestro Joel Levine
September 10, 2016

Yefim Bronfman, piano

Falla - La Vida Breve: Interlude and Dance
Arnold - English Dances - Second Set
Strauss - Death and Transfiguration
Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 2

Program Notes


CLASSICS 2 | Andres Franco, Guest Conductor
October 1, 2016


Stefan Milenkovich, violin

Meet our Guest Conductor

Dvorak - Carnival Overture. Op. 92
Sarasate - Fantasy on Bizet's "Carmen"
Strauss, J, Jr. - Zigeunerbaron (Gypsy Baron): Overture
Strauss, R - Der Rosenkavalier Suite Op. 59 (1945)

Guest Conductor Bio

Program Notes


POPS 1 | The Music of the Rolling Stones
November 4-5, 2016


Brody Dolyniuk, vocalist
Richard Carsey, conductor

Join the OKC Philharmonic as we pay tribute to the Rolling Stones - the band that has toured for over 50 years, ranked in the top five of Billboard Magazine's Greatest Artists of All Time, and sold over 200 million albums. Enjoy hits including Satisfaction, Paint It Black, Ruby Tuesday, Honky Tonk Women, and many more.



Come join the OKC Phil for a thrilling concert of Halloween music that will include such spooky selections as A Night on Bald Mountain and Ghostbusters! This will be an afternoon filled with exciting tricks and treats for kids of all ages! Don't forget to wear your costume!
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CLASSICS 3 | Alexander Mickelthwate, Guest Conductor
November 19, 2016


Andrew von Oeyen, piano

Clyne, Anna - Masquerade
Schumann - Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
Rachmaninoff - Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 44

Guest Conductor Bio


POPS 2 | The Christmas Show starring Kelli O'Hara
December 1-3, 2016


Oklahoma's Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, fresh from Broadway's The King and I, stars in OKC's original, fully staged Christmas extravaganza. Bring the entire family to welcome Santa and his tap-dancing kickline, the Philharmonic Pops Chorale and Maestro Joel Levine and the entire Philharmonic.




CLASSICS 4 | David Lockington, Guest Conductor
January 7, 2017


Hye-Jin Kim, violin

Copland - Buckaroo Holiday from "Rodeo"
Saint-Saens - Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61
Elgar - Enigma Variations, Op. 36

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POPS 3 | Disney in Concert: Tale as Old as Time
January 27-28, 2017


Peter Stafford Wilson, conductor

Join us for a magical journey into storytelling and music as only the timeless tales of Disney can evoke. Brought to life through stunning vocals and animated feature film sequences, this concert explores iconic moments, plot twists and feats of daring from Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Lion King and more. This musical celebration is certain to remind the young and young at heart that wishes can be made on stars, hope is eternal, and love conquers all.


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Grammy Award winning Suger Free Allstars will rock the house with your favorite kid tunes with the positive messages we love! Don't miss the fun as we rock with songs like Banana Pudding, Gotta Get Up, Ready to Give up Teddy, The Train Beat Song, He's Okay(The Spider Song), Monster Truck and More.


CLASSICS 5 | Andreas Delfs, Guest Conductor
February 4, 2017
 


Christine Lamprea, cello

Debussy-Prelude a "L'apres-midi d'un faune" (Afternoon of a Faun)
Tchaikovsky - Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33
Tchaikovsky - Andate Cantabile
Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47

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POPS 4 | Sinatra and Beyond with Tony DeSare
February 24-25, 2017


Joel Levine, conductor

With three Billboard Top 10 Jazz albums, and a host of national appearances with symphony orchestras, DeSare returns to the OKC Phil stage to celebrate a night of Sinatra and other favorites, including Come Fly With Me, My Way, Fly Me to the Moon and many more.