No Ties Allowed!

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No Ties Allowed dress rehearsals are a fun, casual, engaging way to experience the Symphony at a low cost. These ticketed events that take place the morning of each Concerts in the Cohan performance day.

Come as you are and get a sneak peek behind the scenes as Maestro Andrew Sewell leads the orchestra in a true dress rehearsal. No Ties Allowed is a truly unique experience that lets you see exactly what it takes for an orchestra to master a piece of music – plus, get fun insight from the conductor as he shares interesting stories about each piece.

No Ties Allowed dress rehearsals are FREE for kids and students!

By buying a ticket, you are helping the San Luis Obispo Symphony provide a valuable learning experience! Kids under 18 come FREE when accompanied by an adult!

2018-19 No Ties Allowed Schedule

Brahms’ Third Symphony

Saturday | October 6, 2018

11:00 a.m.

BRAHMS | Symphony No. 3
CABANISS | “Double Rainbow” Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra

FEATURING | Michael Shinn and Jessica Chow Shinn, piano

The American Masters

Saturday | November 10, 2018

11:00 a.m.

COPLAND | El Salon Mexico
BARBER | Violin Concerto
DAUGHERTY | Strut for String Orchestra
BERNSTEIN | On the Waterfront

FEATURING | Ilya Kaler, violin

Spanish Guitar

Saturday | February 2, 2019

11:00 a.m.

TURINA | Danzas fantásticas
RODRIGO | Concierto de Aranjuez
SIERRA | “Folias” Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV | Capriccio espagnol

FEATURING | Jason Vieaux, guitar

Big Sur Inspirations

Saturday | March 9, 2019

11:00 a.m.

SCHUMANN | Symphony No. 4
ADAMS | The Dharma at Big Sur

FEATURING | Tracy Silverman, electric violin

Beethoven “Eroica”

Saturday | May 4, 2019

11:00 a.m.

RAVEL | Le Tombeau de Couperin
BARBER | Adagio for Strings
WALTON | Crown Imperial March
BEETHOVEN | Symphony No. 3 “Eroica”

Tickets are also available at the door. Call PAC Box Office at 805-756-4849 for more information.