What's next for the group that brought you Lauren Daigle to the Heymann Center? More great shows featuring an Oscar-nominated film and Grammy-winning performers as the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra celebrates 35 years of music with its Celebration Season!

Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty Images
Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty Images

After three and half decades of enriching the Lafayette community through music and education outreach, Acadiana Symphony reflects on its history and looks to the future for its anniversary season. With 35 years under its belt, you won't want to miss a minute of their jam-packed schedule. Ticket packages are on sale now and start as low as $155 for the entire season. Concert bundles include three, four, or all-seven shows. Or, be a Symphony VIP all season long, with the top package, Maestro Circle.

ASO's Celebration Season kicks-off in September with an opening night concert that features crowd favorites with a few surprises sprinkled in. In October, prepare to be intrigued by celebrity guest illusionist, Michael Grandinetti as he shocks the audience with magical acts alongside spellbinding tunes from everybody's favorite, "HARRY POTTER" series among other spooky soundtracks. November features a viewing of the locally filmed, OSCAR Nominated, "Beasts of the Southern Wild." Acadiana Symphony is joined once again by GRAMMY Award-Winning Lost Bayou Ramblers to perform the movie score live and in-person as you watch the film on the big screen. As ASO dashes into December, Santa stops by to visit the little (and big) kids of Acadiana. Holiday favorites and festivities will be performed by the symphony and feature GRAMMY Nominated Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Acadiana Symphony Youth Orchestra and Chorale Des Amis.

Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'
Warner Bros. Pictures

After taking a breather in January, ASO gets back to work in February with a concert that takes care of your Valentine's Day plans. The February 14th show features sultry Spanish rhythms by Cuban pianist, Leonel Morales alongside Acadiana Symphony Chamber Orchestra. March plays double-time starting with a community collaboration featuring local images and pictures submitted by Lafayette residents set alongside captivatingly nostalgic selections. Finally, end the season with ASO on a regal note in beautiful St. John's Cathedral as they serenade you with the stunning Coronation Mass.

If this spectacular season leaves you needing more, make plans to attend one of ASO's three signature fundraising events. In October, meet ASO at the top of the Downtown parking tower for Symphony in the Sky, featuring tunes by Elton John performed by local musicians and vocalists. Then, start your holiday celebrations in December with Deck the Halls, a Christmas Home Tour. And finally, join the Acadiana Symphony Women's League for their 29th year of the wildest lunch in town, Mad Hatter's Luncheon and Style Show in late March.

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Ticket sales and fundraisers directly benefit Acadiana Symphony Orchestra & Conservatory of Music, an organization that has deep roots in Lafayette and a future that knows no bounds. Be a part of the ASO family and make a difference in the lives of young musicians by supporting the ASO's education initiatives. As a non-profit, Acadiana Symphony relies on ticket sales, donations, partnerships and sponsors to continue its great work in the Lafayette community. As the Largest Resident Professional Arts Organization in Acadiana, ASO serves as an economic engine for growth and a catalyst for shaping the future through its music and education initiatives.

Get ready to celebrate ASO's CELEBRATION SEASON, 35 years in the making!

To buy tickets, view complete season details or donate, visit Acadiana Symphony's website today!

• Dana Baker, Executive Director, Acadiana Symphony Orchestra & Conservatory of Music
• Michael Zeek, Education Manager & Ticketing Coordinator, Acadiana Symphony Orchestra & Conservatory of Music
• Miguel Ochoa, Personnel Manager & Ticketing Coordinator, Acadiana Symphony Orchestra & Conservatory of Music
• Sheree Prince, Development Director, Acadiana Symphony Orchestra & Conservatory of Music
• Rita Goodrich & Devon Zeek, Marketing, Acadiana Symphony Orchestra & Conservatory of Music
• Phone: (337) 232.4277
• Email: info@acadianasymphony.org

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