June RSO Pops Concert

Racine Symphony Orchestra is excited to announce that the RSO Pops concert is back! After a year of virtual concerts, they are happy to be back in person. Join them at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 25th, as they start their 90th season. The summer pops concerts will take place at Fountain Banquet Hall in […]

Spring Masterworks Season Finale – Livestream

Racine Symphony Orchestra will be streaming their Spring Masterworks Season Finale on Sunday, April 18 at 3:00 pm on youtube.com/RacineSymphony. This free event features works by Arvo Pärt and Benjamin Britten. Also, the 2021 Young Artist Competition Winner, Nolan Boerner, will perform Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1.   Sponsored in part by the Racine Community Foundation, SC Johnson, […]

Posted inArts & EntertainmentCulture

Racine Symphony Orchestra Hosts FREE Virtual Performance

The Racine Symphony Orchestra (RSO) is thrilled to announce a FREE community performance by 2020 Artist-in-Residence cellist Joshua Zajac. An experienced performer and educator from the Chicago area, Josh brings a fresh perspective to his residency with the Racine Symphony. His performing experience includes performing “Don Quixote” with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, a year-long […]

Posted inGovernmentLocal news

State Grants Awarded to 9 County Cultural Organizations

RACINE COUNTY – Nine Racine County organizations are among 385 cultural organizations across the state to be awarded COVID-19 Cultural Organization Grants. The $15 million in grants, announced by Gov. Tony Evers, will provide critical funds to assist cultural nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is administered by the Wisconsin Department of […]

Posted inArts & EntertainmentCulture

Racine Symphony Orchestra Cancels June 26 Summer Pops Concert

The Racine Symphony Orchestra (RSO) has cancelled its June 26 Summer Pops Concert at Festival Hall. Due to the ongoing public health situation, the RSO and other involved parties made this difficult decision out of concern for the safety of our audience, musicians, and staff.  Since concert logistics require significant lead time, this decision was made now rather than closer […]

Posted inArts & EntertainmentCulture

Racine Symphony Orchestra Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

The Racine Symphony Orchestra (RSO) is thrilled to receive a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Arts’ Challenge America program in support of our 2020 fall programming. Specifically, this grant will support two concerts with our 2020 Artist-in-Residence, Joshua Zajac on November 7. Mr. Zajac is a cellist with strong ties to the […]

Posted inArts & EntertainmentCulture

Racine Symphony Orchestra Announces New Family Ticket Options for June 28 Pops Concert

The Racine Symphony Orchestra is pleased to offer special family section ticket packages for our Summer Pops Concert on June 28th, “Our American Family.” General admission and reserved table seats for two adults and up to four children is $25 and $50, respectively. These ticket packages are limited and available only by calling the RSO […]

Posted inArts & EntertainmentCulture

Got talent? Racine Symphony seeks performers for Aug. 23 Racine, Live! concert

The Racine Symphony seeks vocalists, dancers, and instrumentalists of all ages and genres for its talent showcase: Racine, Live! Selected performers will appear with the RSO at its Aug. 23 Lakeside Pops Concert to be held at 7:00 p.m. in Festival Hall. To apply, performers are asked to send a video recording, or link to a […]

Posted inCultureRacine Guide

The Buzz: Racine Symphony Orchestra, the Grinch, and Brunch with Santa

Keep up to date with your favorite businesses, learn about events and special deals at The Buzz, Racine County Eye’s newest twice-weekly column. Business Spotlight InSinkErator unveiled a $34 million reach and development facility, which will house about 175 engineers and professional staff. The manufacturer employs more than 1,400 people worldwide and has facilities in […]

Posted inArts & EntertainmentCulture

Racine Symphony Orchestra Announces October 6 Masterworks Concert

The Racine Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to announce the first concert of our Masterworks series this season on October 6. Headlined by our 2018 Artist-in-Residence, hornist Jeremiah Frederick, this Concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Siena Center Chapel, 5637 Erie Street. While ample seating is available, we encourage patrons to purchase tickets in […]