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Musical Programs

The music at our concerts are “Champagne for the ears.”

 

"A Prelude to Spring" Chamber Music Concert

Classical programs such as 2010 Candlelight Chamber Music String Concert by the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra featured the acclaimed performer, violinist Lara St. John. This “Four Seasons” by Vivaldi and “Four Seasons – Buenos Aires” concert entitled “From Baroque to the Tango” was enjoyed by many.

On January 8, 2011 our Classical Concert featured local soloists from the Acadiana Symphony in a presentation of the Brandenburg Concertos and on February 11, 2012,  the concert was entitled "Baroque Jewels".

Our 2013, 2014, and 2015 Chamber Music Concerts all had romantic or Valentine themes. This year's Prelude To Spring Concert "will feature the concert theme of "From Russia With Love" and will be held on Sunday,February 26, 2017 at St. Peter's Church at 3 P.M.

"Symphony Sunday in the Park" Pops Concert

Held each spring, “Symphony Sunday in the Park“ features the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra in a special free outdoor performance in New Iberia City Park. In the event of rain, the concert is usually held at the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Building. The concert has been broadcast in the past by KANE Radio so that the homebound and handicapped may also enjoy the performance.  A special "Best Theme Picnic Contest" is held at the concert site and judging takes place at 2:45pm before the concert. Next year's concert theme will be" From Hollywood to Broadway" and will be held on Sunday, April 2, 2017 from 3:00p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

"Stars and Stripes - A Musical Celebration" Patriotic Concert

In an effort to honor Iberia Parish war veterans, a special concert of patriotic and WWII era music is held in late June in the Sugar Cane Festival Building. This fourth free concert by the Acadiana  Symphony Orchestra completes the "New Iberia Symphony Concert Season". The Acadiana Symphony  performs  this concert every year with the Iberia Community  Band. Next year's patriotic concert theme is "Happy Birthday America" and  is scheduled for Sunday, June 25, 2017 at the Sugar Cane Festival Building from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

 

 

 ** If you would also like to attend Acadiana Symphony Orchestra concerts in Lafayette, please go to www.acadianasymphony.org in order to purchase tickets.

Special thank you to our 2017 sponsors:

sponsors Acadiana Arts Council Louisiana Division of the Arts Iberia Bank