Under Construction – New “Live”20th Season Anniversary Celebration coming up soon
Previous Concert Season 2020-2021 – Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and with the help of a few generous sponsors, all concerts of this season were provided Online free of charge
MasterWorksI: “A Virtual Return”, featuring Angelo Flavis, guitarist.
October 10, 2020 @ 7:00 PM
MasterWorksII: “Magnificent Strings”, highlighting our own MSO strings artists.
November 14, 2020 @ 7:00 PM
The Muscatine Symphony Orchestra will celebrate our second concert virtually as well. String classical works such as the Simple Symphony by Benjamin Britten, Dido’s Lament by Henry Purcell, Pizzicato Polka by Johann & Josef Strause, and Simfonia No. 6 in E flat major by Mendelssohn. Sponsored by the Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine and Muscatine Symphony Orchestra Association.
Christmas with the Symphony, featuring past MSO performances with local artists.
December 5, 2020 @ 7:00 PM
Favorite Christmas past shows will be featured virtually, to start this winter festivities. Local acts playing with the symphony will be highlighted during this concert, and sponsored by the Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine.
MasterWorksIII: “A Broadway Valentine” spotlighting Carolyn Jean Brady, vocalist.
February 13, 2021
Valentine Date Concert is usually a special dual treat with dinner and the concert, but due to Covid-19 concerns, a drive thru luncheon (instead of dinner) fundraiser was preferred at the Rendezvous. The Concert itself spotlighted vocalist Carolyn Jean Brady and a medley of Broadway show pieces, and sponsored by the Kent Corporation Charitable Foundation.
MasterWorksIV: “Peter & Dueling Pianos”, highlighting Jonathan Chen & Quentin Fonseca, pianists.
March 13, 2020
This concert will be featuring two winners of our annual Howe Foundation Young Artist Competition. The winner from last cancelled season Jonathan Chen and Quentin Fonseca, the winner from this year’s Competition, both playing piano, will be center stage for this “Peter & the Dueling Pianos” Concert. Not only are we featuring these young musicians, but also the famous Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf will be showcased for younger age groups.
MasterWorksV: Online performance with music to be determined based on restrictions for recording of CDC Guidance under Covid-19
April 10, 2020
The season finale will culminate with a bang up performance to finish the season memorably, with music chosen by our Maestro, Brian Dollinger. Stay tuned for the repertoire to be revealed closer to the concert date. Sponsored by the Bechtel Foundation.