The Biggest Names in Classical Music

The brightest stars in classical music light up Orchestra Hall during our 2017/18 Symphony Center Presents season. Subscribe to one of our SCP Classical 4-concert sampler packages and save up to 44% over single tickets on the best in Chamber, Orchestra and Piano performances.

Main Floor packages start at less than $35 per concert!




Package A
  • Mariinsky Orchestra
    Wednesday, Nov 8, 8:00 p.m.

    Shostakovich Symphony No. 9
    Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2
    R. Strauss Ein Heldenleben

    Rachmaninov Etude-Tableaux, Op. 39, No. 2 [ENCORE before intermission]

    Wagner Prelude to Act I of Lohengrin [ENCORE]
    Wagner Prelude to Act 3 of Lohengrin [ENCORE]

  • Ax – Kavakos – Ma
    Sunday, Feb 25, 3:00 p.m.

    Brahms Piano Trio No. 2
    Brahms Piano Trio No. 3
    Brahms Piano Trio No. 1

    Mendelssohn Andante con moto tranquillo from Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49 [ENCORE]

    Emanuel Ax piano
    Leonidas Kavakos violin
    Yo-Yo Ma cello

  • Maurizio Pollini
    Sunday, Apr 22, 3:00 p.m.

    Chopin Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 45
    Chopin Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, Op. 60
    Chopin Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 35 (Funeral March)
    Debussy Preludes, Book 2

    Debussy La cathédrale engloutie from Preludes, Book 1 [ENCORE]
    Chopin Etude in A Minor, Op. 25, No. 11 [ENCORE]
    Chopin Berceuse in D-flat Major, Op. 57 [ENCORE]

  • Martin Helmchen
    Sunday, Jun 10, 3:00 p.m.

    Schumann Novelletten, Op. 21, Nos. 1, 2, 5 and 8
    Beethoven Diabelli Variations

Package B
  • Lucas Debargue
    Sunday, Nov 19, 3:00 p.m.

    Schubert Sonata in A Minor, D. 664
    Schubert Sonata in A Major, D. 784
    Szymanowski Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 21

    Greer/Lebargue Improvisation on Just You, Just Me [ENCORE]

  • Minnesota Orchestra
    Sunday, Jan 28, 3:00 p.m.

    Sibelius En Saga
    Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
    Beethoven Symphony No. 7

    Sibelius Tanz-Intermezzo, Op. 45, No. 2 [ENCORE]

  • Gil Shaham & Akira Eguchi
    Sunday, Mar 18, 3:00 p.m.

    Kreisler Praeludium and Allegro (In the Style of Pugnani)
    Wheeler Violin Sonata No. 2 (The Singing Turk)
    Dorman Violin Sonata No. 3 (Nigunim)
    Bach Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006
    Franck Sonata in A Major

    Bolcom The Graceful Ghost Rag [ENCORE]


    Gil Shaham and Akira Eguchi have replaced the duo recital program featuring Martha Argerich and Itzhak Perlman.

    Gil Shaham violin
    Akira Eguchi piano

  • Evgeny Kissin
    Sunday, May 13, 3:00 p.m.

    Beethoven Sonata in B-flat Major, Op. 106 (Hammerklavier)
    Rachmaninov Selected Preludes from Op. 23
    Rachmaninov Selected Preludes from Op. 32

    Scriabin Etude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 2, No. 1
    Kissin Toccata
    Rachmaninov Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 3, No. 2
    Tchaikovsky Méditation