Songs of Romance

Mary W. Sommervold Hall Stage at the Washington Pavilion 301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

Bring that special someone to the Washington Pavilion and swoon to jazz standards sung by local boy-made-good (star of LA nightclub scene and HBO's "Perry Mason") Luke Carlsen. "I Only […]

Shostakovich Symphony No. 7

Mary W. Sommervold Hall Stage at the Washington Pavilion 301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

Shostakovich wrote his massive Symphony No. 7 during the siege of Leningrad. "Neither savage raids...nor the grim atmosphere of the beleaguered city could hinder the flow. I worked with an […]

Sci-Fi Spectacular

Mary W. Sommervold Hall Stage at the Washington Pavilion 301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

"Boldly go" with the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra on a thrilling adventure through the greatest hits of science fiction movies and television. This concert also features SDSO Concerto Competition winner, violinist Cecilia O'Malley from Hot Springs, SD.

Mozart Requiem

Mary W. Sommervold Hall Stage at the Washington Pavilion 301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

Joined by the vocal power of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Mozart's choral masterpiece is paired with the gripping thirteenth century purity of Part's 'Stabat Mater'.

SDSO Chamber Music Concert

augustana university hamre recital hall 2120 S. Grange Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

Experience the brilliance of SDSO musicians showcasing masterpieces of chamber music in the Augustana University Hamre Recital Hall!

Beethoven’s 9th

Mary W. Sommervold Hall Stage at the Washington Pavilion 301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

Beethoven's glorious Symphony No. 9 and the famous "Ode to Joy" is a call for the triumph of universal brotherhood over desperation. Music Director Delta David Gier pairs this message with Reena Esmail's "My Sister's Voice" and a world premiere by Niloufar Iravani.

Beethoven’s 5th

Mary W. Sommervold Hall Stage at the Washington Pavilion 301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

One of the most famous symphonies of all time, Beethoven’s 5th opens the season. Jessie Montgomery’s “Banner,” a rhapsody of the Star Spangled Banner and Adolphus Hailstork’s engaging Symphony No. 3 are on the first half of this dynamic program.

Scheherazade

Mary W. Sommervold Hall Stage at the Washington Pavilion 301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

One of the most original and interesting performers on today’s classical music scene, pianist Emanuele Arciuli returns for this performance of Lou Harrison’s colorful Piano Concerto, inspired by the Indonesian gamelan. You’ll then be taken away by the storytelling of “Scheherazade”.

SDSO Chamber Music Concert

augustana university hamre recital hall 2120 S. Grange Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

Enjoy a Sunday Serenade with the Dakota String Quartet, showcasing masterpieces of chamber music in the Augustana University Hamre Recital Hall!

Celebrate America!

Mary W. Sommervold Hall Stage at the Washington Pavilion 301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

Join the SDSO for a star-spangled salute, featuring music of John Williams, Aaron Copland, and a commemoration of South Dakota’s military men and women including songs from the branches of the Armed Forces. Matched with the vocal power of soprano Andrea Ross, non-stop chills await. The South Dakota Symphony Youth Orchestra will also join their […]

Handel’s Messiah

First Lutheran Church Sioux Falls, SD, United States

The greatest story ever told. The most majestic music ever composed. Experience Handel’s “Messiah”-featuring the inspiring Hallelujah Chorus-in the glory of First Lutheran Church.

Handel’s Messiah

First Lutheran Church Sioux Falls, SD, United States

The greatest story ever told. The most majestic music ever composed. Experience Handel’s “Messiah”-featuring the inspiring Hallelujah Chorus-in the glory of First Lutheran Church.

Christmas with the Symphony: ‘Tis the Season!

Mary W. Sommervold Hall Stage at the Washington Pavilion 301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

A holiday tradition for your family and friends with heartwarming and jovial timeless classics plus a sing-along! This concert also features SDSO 2023 Young Musician Concerto Competition winner, oboist Jacob Pagone.

Christmas with the Symphony: ‘Tis the Season!

Mary W. Sommervold Hall Stage at the Washington Pavilion 301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

A holiday tradition for your family and friends with heartwarming and jovial timeless classics plus a sing-along! This concert also features SDSO 2023 Young Musician Concerto Competition winner, oboist Jacob Pagone.

Mozart and More

Mary W. Sommervold Hall Stage at the Washington Pavilion 301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

Bookended by compelling symphonies from classical masters Mozart and Haydn, this concert also features Pulitzer Prize winning composer Caroline Shaw’s “Entr’acte”, a world premiere by Thomas Parente, and SDSO’s own principal oboist Jeffrey Paul takes the stage for Vivaldi’s Oboe Concerto.

SDSO Chamber Music Concert

augustana university hamre recital hall 2120 S. Grange Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

Enjoy a Sunday Serenade with the Dakota Wind Quintet, showcasing masterpieces of chamber music in the Augustana University Hamre Recital Hall!

Revolution: The Music of the Beatles-A Symphonic Experience.

Mary W. Sommervold Hall Stage at the Washington Pavilion 301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

SDSO joins forces with Rock n’ Roll musicians to celebrate the Beatles coming to America 60 years ago with their debut on the Ed Sullivan Show. 25 of the Beatles’ greatest hits including “Ticket to Ride,” “Penny Lane,” “Get Back,” and “Hey Jude” as you’ve never experienced them before! Featuring stunning visuals from the Beatles’ […]

Joyce Yang Plays Rachmaninoff

Mary W. Sommervold Hall Stage at the Washington Pavilion 301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

Schubert’s profound Symphony No. 9 “The Great C Major’ waited for a decade after the composer’s death for its professional premiere. Known for her virtuosity, lyricism, and power, Joyce Yang […]

Brahms A German Requiem

Mary W. Sommervold Hall Stage at the Washington Pavilion 301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

Grammy-award winning conductor, John Nelson, leads the SDSO and Chorus in Brahms’ dramatic and radiant memorial, paired with Brahms’ Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn.

SDSO Chamber Music Concert

augustana university hamre recital hall 2120 S. Grange Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

Enjoy a Sunday Serenade with the Dakota String Quartet and Dakota Wind Quintet, showcasing masterpieces of chamber music in the Augustana University Hamre Recital Hall!

American Masters

Mary W. Sommervold Hall Stage at the Washington Pavilion 301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, United States

Join the SDSO as we celebrate American composers, both past and present. Two world premieres, including Dorff’s clarinet concerto written for SDSO principal clarinet Christopher Hill, and Bernstein’s beloved Symphonic Dances from West Side Story.