We are thrilled to announce our 25th Anniversary Season!  

2019-2020 Season Subscriptions are on sale now.  

Tickets for our July & August summer concerts are also on sale.

Single tickets for all our other shows will go on sale in the Fall.

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SPACE: THE FINAL FRONTIER

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing with the Gulf Coast Symphony. Enjoy clips of the historic landing and commentary from astronauts involved in the extraordinary mission that displayed man’s ingenuity and resolve. The program will feature music that celebrates space in cinema, including 2001: A Space Odyssey (Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30), Star Trek, Apollo 13, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T., Holst’s The Planets.

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GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY!

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Mark Sanders and Carolann Sanita join the Gulf Coast Symphony for a delightful program of Broadway favorites.  From toe-tapping tunes, to memorable ballads, these two Southwest Florida favorites will bring their charm and talents to some of Broadways best songs.

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HOGWART’S HALLOWEEN

Sunday, October 27, 2019

A not-so-spooky Halloween concert that’s sure to be fun for the whole family. At 1:00 pm come dressed in costume for a costume contest, try different orchestra instruments in our Musical Discovery Zone, and enjoy safe trick-or-treating. At 2:00 pm hear the orchestra perform a concert with music from the Harry Potter series and Halloween favorites.

Dvorak Symphony No. 8

Saturday, November 16, 2019

(Available as a Subscription Concert)

Maestro Andrew Kurtz leads the Gulf Coast Symphony in a program that recreates our first ever concert,  featuring Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8 in G Major.  Celebrated for its cheerful and optimistic vision, this symphony was composed on the occasion of Dvořák’s admission to Prague Academy, a distinction of great achievement.  Program includes Rossini’s Il Signor Bruschino Overture and Ravel’s Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte.

Deck the Halls

Sunday, December 8, 2019

The Gulf Coast Symphony & Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers team up to present a favorite Southwest Florida holiday tradition. 

Nutcracker with Gulfshore Ballet

Saturday, December 21, 2019

This holiday season, join us as the lights dim, the music soars, snowflakes swirl, flowers dance, and a little girl dreams about a whole new world.  The Gulfshore Ballet, principal guest dancers from the Miami City Ballet and the Gulf Coast Symphony present Tchakovsky holiday classic as it was intended, with live symphony accompaniment.

To Whitney with Love with Lakisha Jones

Friday, January 31, 2020

(Available as a Subscription Concert)

American Idol finalist and Fort Myers favorite, LaKisha Jones brings her mentor’s sound to the symphony with a new show “To Whitney With Love.”  The evening celebrates the power of Whitney Houston’s music, and tributes to other great chanteuse, including Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Donna Summer and Tina Turner.

GERSHWIN REIMAGINED – A 25th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Sunday, February 9, 2020

(Available as a Subscription Concert)

The Gulf Coast Symphony celebrates its 25thanniversary season with the world renowned Shelley Berg Trio, bringing his Grammy-winning artistry to a program of Gershwin classics, including Rhapsody in Blue, An American in Paris and more.

BEETHOVEN AT 250

Sunday, March 1, 2020

(Available as a Subscription Concert)

The Gulf Coast Symphony and the Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers celebrates the 250thBirthday of one of the symphonic world’s greatest composers, Ludwig van Beethoven, with his ultimate masterpiece, his Symphony No. 9.  This all Beethoven program also features the winner of the Virginia Warring International Piano competition.

AN EVENING OF STEPHEN SONDHEIM & ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER

Saturday, March 7, 2020

(Available as a Subscription Concert)

Join Tony Award Winner Debbie Gravitte, Scarlett Strallen (Mary Poppinson Broadway), and Hugh Panaro (Phantom/Sweeney Todd) for an evening that features the music of two giants from the Broadway world – Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber.  This program that includes such Broadway favorites as Send in the Clowns, Broadway Baby, Don’t Cry for Me Argentina, Memory, Phantom of the Opera, and many more.

Music Man

Saturday, March 28 & Sunday, March 29, 2020

(Available as a Subscription Concert)

The Music Man was the sensation of Broadway when it opened in 1957 and scored six Tony® Awards including Best Musical (beating out West Side Story). Sixty years later it’s still an American institution with its one-of-a-kind score including rousing marches (“Seventy-Six Trombones”), soaring ballads (“Till There Was You”), and Willson’s famous snap-crackle-pop vocal arrangements that could be considered the Broadway precursors to rap. Fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill brings trouble to River City, Iowa when he cons the townspeople into buying instruments for an imaginary band – but his plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when his heart is stolen by the town librarian.

Coppelia with Gulfshore Ballet

Sunday, April 19, 2020

(Available as a Subscription Concert)

Coppélia is one of the greatest comedic ballets in existence, presenting a delightful tale of budding romance alongside the curious contraptions of an eccentric inventor. Infatuated at the sight of Dr. Coppélius’s new doll, Frantz evades his darling Swanilda and sneaks into the inventor’s workshop where mayhem ensues. With a bright and luscious score by Delibes and dazzling sets and costumes, Coppélia will captivate both newcomers and balletomanes alike.  Presented in partnership with the Gulfshore Ballet.

Verdi’s Rigoletto

Saturday, May 9, 2020

(Available as a Subscription Concert)

There’s no character in opera more powerfully dramatic than the court jester Rigoletto, whose acid tongue and all-consuming desire for revenge lead to catastrophe for himself and his sweet, love-struck daughter Gilda. Of all the great Verdi works, none boasts more unforgettable tunes than this one. You’ll thrill to the licentious Duke of Mantua’s “La donna è mobile” and Gilda’s stunning “Caro nome,” not to mention the most celebrated quartet in all opera. Dominating the story, though, is Rigoletto himself, one of Verdi’s greatest characterizations—a complex and tragic figure, both pitiful and ferocious, with stupendous music to match.

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