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Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra

Looking to hear symphonic harmonies in the Glens Falls Region? Come see the Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra!

Under the direction of Maestro Charles Peltz, the Symphony has been brought to the attention of the international music community.

For more than three decades, the Symphony has brought music to audiences in the Adirondack region with their concert subcription season from October through May on Sundays at 4 p.m., along with special performances throughout the year.

Currently, this professional orchestra has 49 performing members hailing from all over the Northeast.

The mission of the Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra is to provide a musical experience that is professional, educational, and entertaining through live performance and community outreach.

From their concert programming to engaging the community, the Glens Falls Symphony is one of the region's most treasured musical establishments.

History

The orchestra was first formed by volunteer musicians as the Adirondack Concert Orchestra and then become the Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra in 1983.

Hugh Allen Wilson was music director from 1984 to 1998 and Charles Peltz picked up the baton after a nationwide search in 2000.

Since 2000, the Symphony has featured revered artists such as pianist Sara Buechner and violinist Sarah Chang. Works composed by Joan Tower and Ezra Laderman were also premiered by the symphony in 2005 and 2012.


For more information please contact the Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra at (518) 793-1348.

 

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Regional Events

  • Adirondack Theatre Festival: The unCivil War
    150 years after the final gunshot, The Civil War’s six lone survivors grab their banjos, washboards, and what’s left of their sanity to retell the story of the infamous conflict…as it really happened. Complete with singing, dancing, outrageous humor and biting historical satire, The unCivil War is a wild, bluegrass-fueled ride that re-examines one of the country’s darkest moments, and sheds a hilarious new light on the leaders we’ve long considered heroes. Starring Tony Nominee J. Robert Spencer (Original cast of JERSEY BOYS and NEXT TO NORMAL)
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  • Adirondack Theatre Festival: The unCivil War
    150 years after the final gunshot, The Civil War’s six lone survivors grab their banjos, washboards, and what’s left of their sanity to retell the story of the infamous conflict…as it really happened. Complete with singing, dancing, outrageous humor and biting historical satire, The unCivil War is a wild, bluegrass-fueled ride that re-examines one of the country’s darkest moments, and sheds a hilarious new light on the leaders we’ve long considered heroes. Starring Tony Nominee J. Robert Spencer (Original cast of JERSEY BOYS and NEXT TO NORMAL)
    See full details
  • Adirondack Theatre Festival: The unCivil War
    150 years after the final gunshot, The Civil War’s six lone survivors grab their banjos, washboards, and what’s left of their sanity to retell the story of the infamous conflict…as it really happened. Complete with singing, dancing, outrageous humor and biting historical satire, The unCivil War is a wild, bluegrass-fueled ride that re-examines one of the country’s darkest moments, and sheds a hilarious new light on the leaders we’ve long considered heroes. Starring Tony Nominee J. Robert Spencer (Original cast of JERSEY BOYS and NEXT TO NORMAL)
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  • Adirondack Theatre Festival: Cabaret - J. Robert Spencer
    Join us for a special acoustic performance featuring the Tony Award nominee and original cast member of JERSEY BOYS and NEXT TO NORMAL. J. ROBERT SPENCER is a Tony Award Nominated Actor, Midwest Emmy Nominated Actor, Independent Film Director, Producer, and Writer living in Portland Oregon. In 2004, he originated the role of Nick Massi in the Tony Award and Grammy Award winning musical “Jersey Boys”. In 2008 J. Robert originated the role of Dan Goodman in the critically acclaimed and Pulitzer Prize Winning Broadway production of “Next To Normal,” for which he was nominated for a 2008 – 2009 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical. His television work includes several roles on Law & Order SVU, and was nominated for a Midwest Emmy Award (Best on Camera Performance by a Leading Actor) for his work with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops in the PBS production of Handel’s Messiah Rocks. For the last five years J. Robert has toured the country and performed over 400 concerts as the CEO and Performer with The Midtown Men – Four Original Stars from Broadway’s Jersey Boys.
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  • Adirondack Theatre Festival: Cabaret - J. Robert Spencer
    Join us for a special acoustic performance featuring the Tony Award nominee and original cast member of JERSEY BOYS and NEXT TO NORMAL. J. ROBERT SPENCER is a Tony Award Nominated Actor, Midwest Emmy Nominated Actor, Independent Film Director, Producer, and Writer living in Portland Oregon. In 2004, he originated the role of Nick Massi in the Tony Award and Grammy Award winning musical “Jersey Boys”. In 2008 J. Robert originated the role of Dan Goodman in the critically acclaimed and Pulitzer Prize Winning Broadway production of “Next To Normal,” for which he was nominated for a 2008 – 2009 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical. His television work includes several roles on Law & Order SVU, and was nominated for a Midwest Emmy Award (Best on Camera Performance by a Leading Actor) for his work with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops in the PBS production of Handel’s Messiah Rocks. For the last five years J. Robert has toured the country and performed over 400 concerts as the CEO and Performer with The Midtown Men – Four Original Stars from Broadway’s Jersey Boys.
    See full details
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