2021 MUSIC FESTIVAL

JUNE 13 - JULY 10

Missouri Symphony Orchestra makes its in-person return with the 2021 Hot Summer Nights Music Festival! Enjoy our lineup of socially-distant live performances ranging from Masterworks to Pops and Chamber to Free Community events, all in celebration of MOSY's 50th Anniversary and Maestro Trevor's legacy with MOSY. 

Tickets on sale now!

Tickets may be purchased online or by calling the Missouri Theater Box Office at 573-882-3781, Monday through Friday, 9a-1p.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, audience capacities for the Missouri Theater and Jesse Auditorium have been significantly reduced. Additionally, new seating policies have implemented 'pods' ranging in sizes from 1 seat to 5 seats, and ticket purchases will be limited to the amount of pods available. For any questions regarding the pod seating, please contact the Missouri Theater Box Office at (573) 882-3781.
To learn more about our COVID policies, click here. To learn more about MU's Show-Me Renewal Plan, click here.
The Mozart Higday Trust Music Performances

Mostly Mozart

Sunday, June 13
7:00 PM, Missouri Theater
$25/$35

Featuring the winner of the Mostly Mozart Concerto Competition and Mozart Symphony No. 40 in G minor.
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Heroes of the Frontline

Thursday, June 17
7:00 PM, Missouri Theater
$35/$45

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster David Halen performs Bruch's Concerto in G minor and MSO performs Beethoven's Eroica Symphony to honor frontline and healthcare workers.
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Lift Every Voice and Sing:

A Juneteenth 
Soulful Celebration

Saturday, June 19
7:00 PM, Jesse Auditorium
$25

Featuring conductor Brandon Boyd, soprano NaGuanda Nobles, and a community chorus celebrating the music of the soulful tradition.
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Dads: The Everyday Superheroes

Sunday, June 20
7:00 PM, Stephens Lake Park

A family concert celebrating all the fathers and father figures in our lives with an eclectic mix of classics, popular, and film music. 

Free Event

Silent Movie:

Peter Pan

Thursday, June 24
7:00 PM,  Missouri Theater
$35

MSO will provide the Philip Carli soundtrack to the 1924 American Silent film adaptation featuring the boy who refuses to grow up.

Dress up as your favorite character from any version of Peter Pan for a chance to win a prize!
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A Grand Night at the Opera

Saturday, June 26
7:00 PM, Missouri Theater
$40/$55

MOSY unrolls the red carpet to welcome four opera stars of the future singing the greatest hits of the opera stage including Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, and others.
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Strike Up the Band

Sunday, June 27
7:00 PM,  Ozarks Amphitheater
$25 GA/$65 VIP

Our annual Tour Concert that features a cross section of music styles and genres.
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Chamber Recital

Monday, June 28
7:00 PM, First Presbyterian Church
$20

MSO musicians perform in small groups with a wide range of repertoire from the Baroque to the very newest chamber works. 
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A Whole Lotta Shakin':

Swing to Rock

Thursday, July 1
7:00 PM,  Missouri Theater
$40/$55

Featuring artist Dave Bennet, this show is an adrenaline infused showcase of talents on clarinet, guitar, piano, drums, and more.  Audiences will hear classics by Benny Goodman, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, and originals from Bennett’s album Blood Moon.
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City That I Love:

Columbia Bicentennial Concert

Saturday, July 3
7:00 PM, Missouri Theater
$35/$45

In collaboration with the City of Columbia, this concert celebrates the 200th anniversary of Columbia's founding and features MSO following Columbia's historical timeline with music from each era. 
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Chamber Recital

Monday, July 5
7:00 PM, First Presbyterian Church
$20

MSO musicians perform in small groups with a wide range of repertoire from the Baroque to the very newest chamber works.

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Bravo, Maestro Trevor!

Thursday, July 8
7:00 PM, Missouri Theater
$35/$45

MSO closes its 2021 masterworks offerings by performing Beethoven's Emperor Concerto with pianist Emi Kagawa. MSO will also perform Copland's Appalachian Spring and an explosive closing work, all in celebration of the legacy Maestro Trevor leaves with MOSY.
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Breakin' Classical

Feat. Fly Dance Company

Saturday, July 10
7:00 PM, Jesse Auditorium
$40/$55

Fly Dance Company takes off on the Jesse Auditorium stage with a unique combination of entertainment and art. A mix of hip-hop, classical, and modern dance with colorful costumes and comic delivery attract diverse audiences of all ages. We guarantee you will leave the theater delighted!

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203 S 9th St
Columbia, MO 65205
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office@themosy.org
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