Coffee Classical Series


Below is the 2018–2019 Coffee Classical season of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. Join us at the Hilbert Circle Theatre at 11:00 a.m. for these performances which feature complimentary coffee and pastries plus an hour of classical music with the ISO and special guests. Doors will open at 10:00 a.m.

paris festival

Thursday, January 10 at 11:00 a.m.

Krzysztof Urbański, Conductor 

This two-week Parisian Festival will celebrate the sounds of the City of Light and the composers who loved Paris so dearly. 

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Rachmaninoff's Third symphony

Thursday, January 31 at 11:00 a.m.

Daniele Rustioni, Conductor

Rachmaninoff | Symphony No. 3

Engaging melodies, rich harmonies, and orchestral textures describe Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 3. 

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vocal masters: mahler, strauss, and more!

Thursday, February 21 at 11:00 a.m.

Christoph König, Conductor
Tara Erraught, Mezzo-Soprano

Mahler | Rückert Lieder 
Strauss | Der Rosenkavalier Suite

The art song - a union of poetry and music and the romantic spirit - takes center stage.

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Sounds of spain

Thursday, February 28 at 11:00 a.m.

Svetlin Roussev, Violin

The ISO will lead patrons through a whirlwind of Spanish dances and delights. 


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tchaikovsky's violin concerto

Thursday, April 25 at 11:00 a.m.

JoAnn Falletta, Conductor

Tchaikovsky | Violin Concerto
Elgar | In the South  

Enjoy the lyric melody of Tchaikovsky's well-known and only Violin Concerto. 

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wagner's tristan

Thursday, May 2 at 11:00 a.m.

Matthias Pintscher, Conductor
Michelle De Young, Mezzo-Soprano

Wagner | Tristan und Isolde Prelude & Liebestod
Berg | Seven Early Songs 

Wagner's influence reached far and wide - his prelude to Tristan und Isolde was said to be a source of direct inspiration to composer Arnold Schoenberg. 

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