Pensacola Symphony announces Foo Foo Festival concert lineup

The Pensacola Symphony has three concerts this November: OnStage on Thursday, November 3, Kobrin Plays Brahms on Saturday, November 5, and Symphony in the Square on Sunday, November 6.

OnStage – November 3, 2016 · 6:00pm
OnStage is a unique recital experience set on the stage of the Saenger Theatre. Audience members will sit on stage with the performers for an intimate performance. Masterworks Guest Artist, Alexander Kobrin, will be performing Robert Schumann’s Piano Quintet with members of the Pensacola Symphony: Grace Kim, violin; Molly Hollingsworth, violin; Brian Brown, viola; and Barb Gabriel, cello.

Prior to the performance, join us for our Backstage Pour – a wine tasting featuring select wines that highlight the German homeland of composer Robert Schumann, courtesy of Aragon Wine Market.

The Backstage Pour begins at 6pm with performance at 7:30pm. Seating is limited. Tickets are $25 and available at or by calling the PSO Office at (850) 435-2533

Kobrin Plays Brahms – November 5, 2016 · 7:30pm
Our November Masterworks concert, Kobrin Plays Brahms, will open with Carl Emanuel Bach’s Symphony No. 1 in D major and Igor Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite. Guest Artist, Alexander Kobrin will join the PSO to perform Johannes Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2.

There will be an open dress rehearsal for this concert beginning at 1:30pm on November 5th. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the Palafox entrance of the Saenger Theatre.

Starting at 6:30pm, Dr. Larry Reed will present his “Classical Conversations” with guest artist Alexander Kobrin for anyone wishing to learn more about the music prior to the concert. This event is free with your evening concert ticket.

Tickets are on sale now and start at $22. Season Subscriptions are still available. For more information, please visit or call the PSO office at (850) 435-2533.

Symphony in the Square – November 6, 2016 · 1:30pm
The Pensacola Symphony performs its annual Symphony in the Square pops concert at the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival beginning at 1:30pm at the Main Stage in Fountain Park. Programing to include music by Aaron Copland, John Williams, Matt Fossa, and more. This event is a free community concert.

Kobrin Plays Brahms and OnStage are sponsored by Foo Foo Festival – Arts, Culture, and Entertainment. Piano Provided by Blues Angel Music. The official hotel sponsor of the Pensacola Symphony is Solé Inn and Suites. Guest Artist Accommodations provided by Hilton Garden Inn on Airport. The official automobile sponsor of the Pensacola Symphony is Centennial Imports. The official catering sponsor is Culinary Productions. Media sponsors include Cox Communications, Pensacola Magazine, Emerald Coast Magazine, Pensacola News Journal, WUWF 88.1 FM, WEAR ABC 3, Independent News, and Cat Country 98.7/News Radio 1620.