Troy Quinn Reveals Symphony’s 2018-2019 Season

OWENSBORO, KY –  Troy Quinn has announced plans for his second season as Music Director of the Owensboro Symphony. “Continuing the energy and excitement, it’s a thrill for me to introduce the 2018-2019 season,” said Quinn. “Celebrating the best in classical, film, and popular music – our concerts will be a stirring mix of adventurous projects that invigorate our minds and traditional favorites that warm our collective hearts.”

About the Season

Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 7 p.m.

Bohemian Beethoven!  After Troy Quinn’s Inaugural Season of excitement and record breaking audience participation, the Owensboro Symphony returns for a monumental Opening Night of great music, including two rock-star pieces,Queen’s iconic rock ballad Bohemian Rhapsody and Beethoven’s epic Fifth Symphony. It’s an event that is guaranteed to lift the audience to their feet!


The Opening Night concert is generously presented by

Additional support provided by


Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 7 p.m.

A Very Merry Holiday Pops! returns with an all-new concert featuring holiday favorites, timeless classics, fresh new works, majestic choral music with the Owensboro Symphony Chorus and a sing-along to familiar carols. Come hear all your favorites from Sleigh Ride to The Polar Express, it’s one of Owensboro’s most festive Holiday events for the entire family!


The Very Merry Holiday Pops concert is generously presented by

Additional support provided by

and Riley and John Hess


Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Linda Eder, one of the greatest powerhouse voices of our times, will captivate the audience with favorite hits from the silver screen and stage, including her biggest hits from Broadway’s Jekyll and Hyde. Having performed for sold-out crowds in venues across the country and throughout Europe, this performance with Troy Quinn and the Owensboro Symphony promises to warm your heart on Valentine’s weekend!


This concert is generously presented by

Linda Eder’s performance is underwritten by the Margaret Holbrook Estate.

Additional Support provided by


Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts © All rights reserved.

Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 7 p.m.

From Frozen’s Let It Go to Mary PoppinsA Spoonful of Sugar, the music from Disney films has captivated children of all ages for decades. Watch the kids’ eyes widen as those catchy, fantastic tunes are performed by Troy Quinn, the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra, and four Broadway vocalists. Featuring beloved songs from some of the most famous movie scores ever — Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Pirates of the Caribbean — this concert brings Walt Disney’s stories and characters to life through memorable melodies and stunning Disney film clips.  Share in the magic of Disney and discover anew why these timeless motion picture scores continue to enchant us all.  Bring your little pirates and princesses to experience this evening of magic!


Special thanks to

Anne and Ron Sheffer and Martina and Dick Temple


Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 7 p.m.

A season full of fun and adventure comes to a close as Troy Quinn, a massive symphony, and the international superstar violinist Fabiola Kim, come together to perform music inspired by fiery imagination.  The Symphony takes flight as it opens the concert with Gonna Fly Now from Rocky followed by Kim’s performance of Vaughan Williams’ serene, The Lark Ascending. Vangelis’cult classic Chariots of Fire and Stravinsky’s epic ballet The Firebird Suiteclose the 53rd season – A finale not to be missed!


This concert is generously presented by

Additional Support provided by


2018-2019 Music Director Sponsor


Season Tickets On Sale NOW!

The Owensboro Symphony’s 2018-2019 Season is now on sale! Now is the time to purchase tickets to guarantee you have the best seats in the house.

Season Tickets are available through the Owensboro Symphony website at For personal service, call the Owensboro Symphony Office at 270-684-0661, extension 11.

Season Ticket Benefits

Owensboro Symphony Season Ticket holders enjoy a host of special privileges and benefits, including:

SAVINGS Get FIVE concerts for the price of FOUR!
Receive five concerts for the price of four when compared with the price of purchasing single tickets.

Season Tickets holders get the best and same seats for every concert.

Purchase single tickets for any concert for $30 each!  Up to $15.00 savings per single ticket. (Limitations apply)

Option to renew or upgrade each year prior to the general public

Free and easy ticket exchange for when your plans change.

Free replacement of lost or misplaced tickets.

Option to pay for season tickets over time.

Receive a tax-credit for unused tickets.

Personal concert reminders and…. Exclusive special event invitations for Season Ticket holders only!