Symphony Syracuse

April 23, 2012 - 2:45pm
Review: Soprano shines, but wardrobe issues detract from Syracuse Opera's performance.

In staging its final performance of the year, the Syracuse Opera brought Madama Butterfly to life yet again.

Certainly the Opera has enough experience with Butterfly to perform it more than adequately; Madama Butterfly is the Opera’s most-performed show in its history.

Still, the show was not without its faults.

November 21, 2011 - 5:59pm
Review: Symphony Syracuse underwhelms Friday night at Crouse-Hinds Theater

If Symphony Syracuse has a mission to keep their music on the stage, their performance on Friday, Nov. 18 left listeners questioning their conviction. Much of the evening was boring, due in part to a disagreement in interest between the programmers and this reviewer, and, more importantly, to the lackluster playing and tatty rhythm.

November 14, 2011 - 12:12pm
Preview: Symphony Syracuse will perform Mozart, Berlioz and Weber with special guests this weekend.

Symphony Syracuse has a mission: motivate the community to keep music on the stage. Serving this purpose, they will perform Mozart, Berlioz, and Weber at the Crouse Hinds Concert Theater on Friday evening under the baton of Guest Conductor Heather Buchman.

October 10, 2011 - 4:56pm
Review: Local musicians bring symphonic music back to Syracuse after the bankruptcy of the SSO.

Sunday's Symphony Syracuse concert delivered two things: music and a message. This organization—meant to serve as a lifeboat to symphonic music after the declared bankruptcy of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra—made a case for themselves through several impassioned speeches, but more convincingly, by playing beautifully together.