2022-2023 Concert Season

The Fort Smith Symphony Presents

Our 99th Season: LEGENDS

Season of Wellness through Music Sponsors: 

Subscription Concert 1:

FROM THE NEW WORLD
September 10

Subscription Concert 2:

Subscription Concert 3:

Subscription Concert 4:

Subscription Concert 5:

FROM THE NEW WORLD

Saturday, September 10, @ 7PM

ArcBest Performing Arts Center

Our 99th season begins with Max Richter’s cinematic On the Nature of Daylight; Franz Joseph Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 performed by Tess Crowther; and Antonín Dvořák’s thrilling New World Symphony.

After Party @ The Bakery District – 8:30 PM

World Music Sponsor

Concert Sponsor

Guest Artist Sponsor

Artistic Excellence Sponsor

American Heritage Sponsor

Quality of Place Sponsor

Quality of Place Sponsor

Orchestrating Excellence Sponsor

SYMPHONIC SUPERHEROS

Saturday, October 15, @ 7PM

ArcBest Performing Arts Center

Join the Fort Smith Symphony in a heroic night featuring the best superheroes on film, including X-Men, Captain America, Robin Hood, Iron Man, Wonder Woman, Transformers, and more!

After Party @ The Bakery District – 8:30 PM

World Music Sponsor

American Heritage Sponsor

Quality of Place Sponsor

Orchestrating Excellence Sponsor

THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS

Saturday, December 3, @ 7PM

ArcBest Performing Arts Center

Our most popular concert of the season returns, bringing life to your holiday favorites such as Sleigh Ride, We Three Kings, The Nutcracker, Amazing Grace, and more!

After Party @ The Bakery District – 8:30 PM

American Heritage Sponsor

World Music Sponsor

Orchestrating Excellence Sponsor

Concert Co-Sponsors

Artistic Excellence Sponsor

Quality of Place Sponsor

Quality of Place Sponsor

WHAT A RUSH!

Saturday, March 4, @ 7PM

ArcBest Performing Arts Center

Our classics concert spans the 20th century and beyond with Cristina Spinei’s ode to Tornado Alley, Whirl; Kenneth Fuch’s Rush for Saxophone and Orchestra, performed by Damian Cheek; and Howard Hanson’s Symphony No. 2.

After Party @ The Bakery District – 8:30 PM

American Heritage Sponsor

Orchestrating Excellence Sponsor

Concert Co-Sponsors

World Music Sponsor

NATIVE AMERICAN LEGENDS

Saturday, April 22, @ 7PM

ArcBest Performing Arts Center

A thrilling and historic evening of orchestral works written by the first recognized Native American concert composer. To be recorded by the Fort Smith Symphony for international release on Naxos Records.

After Party @ The Bakery District – 8:30 PM

Louis Ballard Project Sponsor

World Music Sponsor

Orchestrating Excellence Sponsor

Concert Co-Sponsors

American Heritage Sponsor

Quality of Place Sponsor

THE LOUIS BALLARD PROJECT

Following our season closer, Native American Legends, the Fort Smith Symphony will record Louis Ballard’s works with Naxos Records in April 2023 for commercial distribution. This groundbreaking album is only possible by the support of the Ballard family and our generous underwriters.