Special Events


Below are the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's special events for the 2017–2018 season. Tickets are now on sale for subscribers and donors—to purchase tickets, call the ISO Box Office at 317-639-4300, or add them to your cart during checkout when you purchase a subscription. Single tickets will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, May 9 at 10:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted



Romantic Songs with Michael Cavanaugh

Wednesday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Made famous for his piano/lead vocals in the Broadway musical Movin' Out, Michael Cavanaugh returns to the Hilbert Circle Theatre for a special one-night-only Valentine's Day concert performing romantic ballads and classic love songs.


The Music of U2

Friday, March 16 at 8:00 p.m.

Brent Havens, Conductor

On St. Patrick's Day weekend, the ISO and a full rock band take a musical journey spanning four decades of unforgettable hits including “With or Without You,” “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,” “Pride (In the Name of Love),” “Sunday Bloody Sunday,” “Desire,” “One,” and many more. Formed in 1976 in Dublin, Ireland, U2 quickly climbed the charts and became one of the premiere rock bands of all time, selling more than 150 million records worldwide and earning 22 GRAMMY® Awards — more than any other band.


Bon Voyage Concert

Wednesday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Krzysztof Urbański, Conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, Cello
Indianapolis Symphonic Choir & Indianapolis Children's Choir

Lutosławksi | Cello Concerto
Pederecki | Credo

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will be one of just four orchestras to participate in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Arts’ 2018 SHIFT Festival. The week-long festival is composed of mini-residencies, with each orchestra presenting education events, symposia, and community events in venues around Washington, D.C., along with full-orchestra performances in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. The ISO will preview its Kennedy Center program—featuring music of Krzysztof Urbański’s homeland—in a special “bon voyage” concert on April 11th.


Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™— In Concert!

Friday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 13 at 3:00 p.m.

The Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series continues in the 2017–2018 season with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™.


Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™—In Concert!

Thursday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m.

The Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series continues in the 2017–2018 season with Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™.


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