ASO Welcomes Guest Conductor Panteleev in Performance of Beethoven Symphony No. 7

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, presents the second concert of the 2016-2017 season with Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, Saturday, October 22nd at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 23rd at 3:00 p.m. at the Maumelle Performing Arts Center. ASO welcomes guest conductor and composer Martin Panteleev , who will lead the orchestra on Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, along with Wagner’s Siegried Idyll and Panteleev’s own Archetype for Orchestra. Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 is sponsored by JPMS Cox. The Masterworks Series is sponsored by the Stella Boyle Smith Trust.

Concert Conversations – All concert ticket holders are invited to a pre-concert lecture an hour before each Masterworks concert. These talks feature insights from the Maestro and guest artists, and feature musical examples to enrich the concert experience.

Shuttle service is available – The ASO provides shuttle service from Second Presbyterian Church in Pleasant Valley to the Maumelle Performing Arts Center and back after the concert. For more information and to purchase fare, please visit

Tickets are $14, $39, $55, and $67; active duty military and student tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at; at the Maumelle Performing Arts Center box office beginning 90 minutes prior to a concert; or by phone at 501-666-1761, ext. 100. All Arkansas students grades K-12 are admitted to Sunday’s matinee free of charge with the purchase of an adult ticket using the Entergy Kids’ Ticket, downloadable at


Martin Panteleev, guest conductor




WAGNER Siegfried Idyll

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

About Arkansas Symphony Orchestra

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 50th season in 2016-2017, under the leadership of Music Director Philip Mann. ASO is the resident orchestra of Robinson Center Music Hall, to which the ASO returns in November of 2016 after a two-year renovation of the historic structure. ASO performs more than sixty concerts each year for more than 165,000 people through its Stella Boyle Smith Masterworks Series, ACXIOM Pops LIVE! Series, River Rhapsodies Chamber Music Series, Intimate Neighborhood Concerts, and numerous concerts performed around the state of Arkansas, in addition to serving central Arkansas through numerous community outreach programs and bringing live symphonic music education to over 26,000 school children and over 200 schools.

For more information about the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra call 501-666-1761 or visit

Program notes, artist bios and high resolution headshots available upon request.