Opening Night! Dress Rehearsal

Saturday October 7 2023 1:30 pm

Peter Rubardt

Guest Artist

Sara Davis Buechner, Piano

Run Time150 Minutes

Saenger Theatre

About the Performance

Soaring excitement and thrilling musicality come together for the opening of the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra’s 98th season. Featuring large orchestral forces, offstage brass and the Saenger’s pipe organ, Ottorino Respighi’s Pines of Rome is a testament to the composer’s ability to share vivid imagery through music. This magical program also features Paul Dukas’ A Sorcerer’s Apprentice, of Fantasia fame, along with Jacques Ibert’s Escales (Ports of Call) and the return of pianist Sara Davis Buechner for Richard Strauss’ Burleske.

Join us for a working dress rehearsal of this program. General admission tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the door, by phone, or in person. Doors will open at 1 p.m.

Paul Dukas

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Richard Strauss


Jacques Ibert

Escales (Ports of Call)

Ottorino Respighi

Pines of Rome


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Performance Agenda

Saenger and House Doors Open

Rehearsal Begins