Season Tickets

Adventure abounds as the Illinois Symphony Orchestra takes you on an exhilarating musical journey all season long!

Led by four distinguished guest conductors vying to become the ISO’s next Music Director, your acclaimed Illinois Symphony Orchestra is joined by world-renowned guest artists in a season that has something for everyone. And it’s your turn to be part of the ISO’s legacy by helping us choose our next Music Director!

Now is the time to become a season ticket holder so you can experience the transformative power of live music and participate in the decision-making process. Check out all this season has to offer and get your season tickets TODAY! 

Season tickets may be purchased by phone, mail, or in person. Ticket office information is listed below for your convenience.

Bloomington-Normal Springfield

ISU Center for the Performing Arts
400 W. Beaufort St, Normal, IL

Phone:  (309) 438-2535

ISU CPA Ticket Office Hours
Monday through Friday
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

UIS Performing Arts Center
1 University Plaza, Springfield, IL  62703

Phone:  (217) 206-6160

UIS Ticket Office Hours
Monday through Friday
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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We offer a variety of season ticket packages to fit your interests, schedule, and lifestyle. As a season ticket holder, you will enjoy these benefits!

  • The best seats in the house: Choose and keep the same seats for every concert.
  • Substantial savings: All season tickets are discounted from single ticket prices.
  • Single Ticket Discounts: Receive discounts on all additional single tickets purchased to all ISO concerts.
  • Ticket exchange: At least 24 hours before the concert, exchange your symphony orchestra or chamber orchestra season ticket for a similar concert, for another date, for any reason, in either city. You pay only the ticket office processing fees. Ticket exchanges may be made by contacting the ticket office, in Bloomington-Normal contact the ISU Center for the Performing Arts Ticket Office at (309) 438-2535 and in Springfield contact the UIS Performing Arts Ticket Office at (217) 206-6160.
  • Tax deduction: If you cannot use your ticket, return it to the venue box office at least 24 hours before the concert and a receipt for a tax-deductible contribution will be mailed to you.

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2023-2024 Season Schedule Season Ticket Packages View Season Brochure


2023-2024 Season Schedule

Key-code:  Symphony Orchestra: SO | Chamber Orchestra (CO) | Pops (P)

Fire & Fanfare (SO)

Taichi Fukumura, Conductor | Brannon Cho, Cello

Friday, October 20, 2023 @ 7:30 PM
UIS Performing Arts Center, Springfield, IL
Concert Comments: 6:30 PM Concert Hall

Saturday, October 21, 2023 @ 7:30 PM
ISU Center for the Performing Arts, Normal, IL
Concert Comments: 6:30 PM Concert Hall

Marquez Danzon No. 2 Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

Romantic Rendezvous (SO)

Yaniv Dinur, Conductor | Alexander Korsantia, Piano

Saturday, November 4, 2023 @ 7:30 PM
ISU Center for the Performing Arts, Normal, IL
Concert Comments: 6:30 PM Concert Hall

* Sunday, November 5, 2023 @ 3:00 PM
UIS Performing Arts Center, Springfield, IL
Concert Comments: 2:00 PM Concert Hall
* Note Sunday afternoon performance

Hailstork An American Port of CallProkofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 - Hanson Symphony No. 2 “Romantic” 

Sizzling Strings (CO)

Naomi Woo, Conductor | Roy Meyer, Violin

Friday, December 1, 2023 @ 7:30 PM
First Presbyterian Church, Springfield, IL
Join us for Coda Conversations after the concert.

Saturday, December 2, 2023 @ 7:30 PM
Second Presbyterian Church, Bloomington, IL
Join us for Coda Conversations after the concert.

Shaw Entr’acte Mozart Violin Concerto No. 4Beethoven Grosse Fuge

Holiday Pops in the Heartland (P)

Taichi Fukumura, Conductor

Friday, December 15, 2023 @ 7:30 PM
UIS Performing Arts Center, Springfield, IL

Saturday, December 16, 2023 @ 7:30 PM
ISU Center for the Performing Arts, Normal, IL

Tunes from the Toons! (P)

Yaniv Dinur, Conductor

Friday, January 26, 2024 @ 7:30 PM
UIS Performing Arts Center, Springfield, IL

Saturday, January 27, 2024 @ 7:30 PM
ISU Center for the Performing Arts, Normal, IL

Mickey Mouse March101 Dalmatians - Tom and Jerry - Wagner Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walkure - Rossini Finale from William Tell - Mancini Pink Panther - Newman When She Loved Me from Toy Story - Menken The Little Mermaid - Menken Beauty and the Beast Overture - Menken Aladdin Suite - Lopez Remember Me from Coco - Miranda How Far I'll Go from Moana - Zimmer Lion King Suite

Captivating Contrasts (SO)

Tania Miller, Conductor | Timothy Chooi, Violin

Friday, February 16, 2024 @ 7:30 PM
UIS Performing Arts Center, Springfield, IL
Concert Comments: 6:30 PM Concert Hall

Saturday, February 17, 2024 @ 7:30 PM
ISU Center for the Performing Arts, Normal, IL
Concert Comments: 6:30 PM Concert Hall

Beethoven Leonore Overture #3Barber Violin Concerto Nielsen Symphony No. 5

Lush & Lyrical (CO)

Tania Miller, Conductor | Russell Hoffman, Oboe

Friday, April 12, 2024 @ 7:30 PM
First Presbyterian Church, Springfield, IL
Join us for Coda Conversations after the concert.

Saturday, April 13, 2024 @ 7:30 PM
Second Presbyterian Church, Bloomington, IL
Join us for Coda Conversations after the concert.

Elgar Introduction and AllegroVaughan Williams Oboe Concerto Schubert Symphony No. 5

Opposites Attract (SO)

Naomi Woo, Conductor | Joyce Yang, Piano

Friday, May 3, 2024 @ 7:30 PM
UIS Performing Arts Center, Springfield, IL
Concert Comments: 6:30 PM Concert Hall

Saturday, May 4, 2024 @ 7:30 PM
ISU Center for the Performing Arts, Normal, IL
Concert Comments: 6:30 PM Concert Hall

Saariaho Lumiere et Pesanteur “Light and Matter”Grieg Piano ConcertoBoulanger D’un Soir Triste “Of a Sad Evening”Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber

[ Dates & Program are subject to change] 

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Season Tickets Packages

We offer a variety of season ticket packages to fit your interests, schedule, and lifestyle!

Experience 8 Symphonic 6 Sensational 6 Fantastic 5 Popular Pops 

Flexi Tickets

Experience 8

4 Symphony Concerts (SO)

2 Pops Concerts (P)

2 Chamber Orchestra Concerts (CO)

Price Level 1 $436 $393 | Price Level 2 $308 $278 | Price Level 3 $180 $162
Student (24 & Under) $80

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Symphonic 6 

4 Symphony Concerts (SO)

2 Pops Concerts (P)

Price Level 1 $384 $354 | Price Level 2 $256 $236| Price Level 3 $128 $118
Student (24 & Under) $60

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Sensational 6

4 Symphony Concerts (SO)

2 Chamber Orchestra Concerts (CO)

Price Level 1 $304 $281| Price Level 2 $220 $205| Price Level 3 $136 $126
Student (24 & Under) $60

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Fantastic 5

4 Symphony Concerts (SO)

1 Pops Concerts (P)

Price Level 1 $318 $299 | Price Level 2 $212 $200 | Price Level 3 $106 $101
Student (24 & Under) $50

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Popular Pops 

2 Pops Concerts (P)

Price Level 1 $132 $126 | Price Level 2 $88 $84 | Price Level 3 $44 $42
Student (24 & Under) $20

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Flexi Tickets

Flexi tickets are just that, flexible! Select a package of 8, 6, or 4 tickets and may be exchanged for the best seats available in the house  to any Symphony, Chamber, or Pops concert by the Illinois Symphony Orchestra (Price Levels 2 & 3 Only). 

How do Flexi Tickets work? With a package of four tickets, an individual may attend four different concerts, two people may attend two concerts, or one person may attend one concert with three friends. Lock in the savings and note the date with Flexi Tickets.

8 Tickets $304  |  6 Tickets $234  |  4 Tickets $160

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* Ticket prices above include a per-ticket venue fee. Ticket prices do not include ticket office processing and/or ticketing fees. 


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Springfield

Tickets may be ordered through the ticket office at the UIS Performing Arts Center by phone, in person, or via mail.

UIS Ticket Office, University of Illinois Springfield
1 University Plaza, MS PAC 292
Springfield, IL  62703
217-206-6160

Bloomington-Normal

Tickets may be ordered through the ticket office at the Center for the Performing Arts at Illinois State University by phone, in person, or via mail.

Illinois State University, Center for the Performing Arts
Campus Box 5600
Normal, IL  61790-5600
309-438-2535

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