Marquette Symphony Orchestra opens 2019-20 season Saturday night

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Marquette Symphony Orchestra begins its 23rd season Saturday night with "Make it a Double!" at Kaufman Auditorium.

Scott Flavin and Ross Harbaugh. (Photos courtesy: University of Miami)

Principal conductor Octavio Más-Arocas returns for a second year to lead the orchestra. The MSO will begin the year with the Brahms Double Concerto, performed by violinist Scott Flavin and cellist Ross Harbaugh of the Bergonzi Trio. You may recognize their names as frequent performers in the Pine Mountain Music Festival.

This concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and will also include Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony and David Little’s Haunted Topography.

Tickets are on sale now online at and at NMU Ticket Outlets. Season ticket packages are also on sale.

Single concert adult tickets start at $17; tickets for children 13-18 are $12; and children 12 and under are $9. You can get two free tickets for children 6-14 with the purchase of one adult ticket. You must call or visit NMU’s Ticket Office for details, or inquire at the door on concert night.

The MSO’s remaining concerts this season are Oct. 26, Dec. 14, Feb. 22 and April 18.

The MSO is also taking auditions from anyone in Marquette County for its first Sing with the Symphony contest. The deadline to enter is Sept. 20.

Watch the above video for an interview with Más-Arocas on the TV6 Morning News.

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