Macon-Mercer Symphony Orchestra
MAKE MORE MUSIC MONDAYS
Symphony, redesigned with you in mind. With one of the most unique regional orchestras in the country creating a powerhouse audience for “Make More Music Mondays,” we’ve proved that the symphony can be a home for everybody. The hall is abuzz with the joy of music, the power of the Middle Georgia community, and Mercer University’s McDuffie Center Young Artists collaborating with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians. All shows proudly presented at The Grand Opera House.
Monday, Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Roderick Cox, guest conductor
Celebrating Macon’s Bicentennial (1823-2023)
Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E major, Op. 55 “Eroica”
Copland “Appalachian Spring,” with “Macon Portrait” by Andrew Silver commissioned for Macon200
We toast the opening of the MMSO season and Macon’s 200th birthday with a thrilling opening led by native son Roderick Cox. Beethoven’s Eroica is a boundary-breaking symphony that ushered in the Romantic era, while Copland’s Appalachian Spring will be the backdrop for “Macon Portrait,” a special staged documentary play written to honor Macon’s legacy and future by Andrew Silver for Macon200.
Buy online below or call the box office at 478-301-5470. All shows are proudly presented at The Grand Opera House at 7:30 p.m. with single tickets ranging from $25-35 and students free with valid ID.
STUDENT SEATS ARE ALWAYS FREE AT THE SYMPHONY!
Bring a Group! The Center is committed to making the symphony accessible and available for all. Substantial discounts, educational resources, and more are available for groups. We aim for our audience to be reflective of Macon’s rich community. Students of all ages can get free tickets at the door, but you can reserve a group of 10+ students with chaperone tickets in advance. Call the box office at 478-301-5470 to reserve your musical memories.
Major funding for the Macon-Mercer Symphony Orchestra is provided by the Peyton Anderson Foundation.