It’s ASO’s (Acadiana Symphony Orchestra & Conservatory of Music) 35th Anniversary and there’s no better way to celebrate than with the music you love! They’ll sample all genres so there’s something for everyone-Broadway, movies, pop and opera starting with Dvorak’s fiery “Carnival Overture” to Verdi’s “Aida.” These performances will embrace the most spectacular moments of our 35 year journey as they set the stage for this celebration season. There is no better way to celebrate than with music and friends!

September 20
Celebrating Our Symphony 35 Years of ASO
Heymann Performing Arts Center
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ASOIt’s ASO’s 35th Anniversary and there’s no better way to celebrate than with the music you love! We’ll sample all genres so there’s something for everyone! Your favorites from Broadway, movies, pop and opera starting with Dvorak’s fiery “Carnival Overture” to Verdi’s “Aida.”! This performance will embrace the most spectacular moments of our 35 year journey as we set the stage for this celebration season. There is no better way to celebrate than to celebrate with music and friends!
Featuring | ASO with Acadiana Symphony Youth Orchestra (ASYO), BRSO Chorus, Chorale Acadienne, Nicholls State Concert Choir & more.

October 22
Symphony In The Sky A Night Under The Stars
Top of the Downtown Parking Garage
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Symphony in the sky

Join ASO for music and moonlight from the top of the Vermillion Street Parking Garage in Downtown Lafayette.

October 25
Spellbound Music & Mischief
Heymann Performing Arts Center
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Michael Grandinetti

Not just a bunch of hocus pocus! Master Magician and Illusionist, Michael Grandinetti, performs amazing acts set to enchanted movie scores. As you are captivated by flying tables and shrinking girls you’ll hear favorite selections from Harry Potter, Mussorgsky’s “Night on a Bald Mountain,” Saint-Saens’ “Dance Macabre” and more.

 

November 14
Cinema & The Symphony "Beast Of The Southern Wild"
Heymann Performing Arts Center
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Lost Bayou Ramblers

"Beasts of the Southern Wild” will take you through the bayous of South Louisiana and show you a world of wonder as you listen to the original soundtrack performed live by ASO’s 30-member orchestra and GRAMMY Award winning Lost Bayou Ramblers.
Featuring: ASO with GRAMMY Award winning Lost Bayou Ramblers.

December 8
Deck The Halls A Christmas Home Tour
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Deck The Halls

See the most beautiful homes across Acadiana decked to the nines for the holidays. Savor the sights and sounds of the Christmas season as you make your way from home to home. Featuring music at each home by our own Youth Orchestra members.

December 19
An Acadiana Christmas Night: All I want for Christmas is...
Heymann Performing Arts Center
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Cinema & The Symphony

A Christmas celebration for the whole family! Keep the tradition alive or start a new one! Feat. your favorite selections of the season. ASO will take the magic of Christmas to another level with beautiful instrumental and vocal selections including F. Handel and I. Berlin. Plus, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys give Christmas an Acadiana twist and when ASYO and the youth chorus join the stage. This celebration is guaranteed to get you in the Christmas spirit!

February 14
Amor Prohibido Forbidden Love
ACA
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Pianist Leonel Morales

Cuban Pianist Leonel Morales and ASO Chamber Orchestra will perform Chopin’s romantic Piano Concerto to sultry Spanish and Cuban rhythms. This celebration of love will be hot, hot, hot!

March 7
This Is Us: Sights & Sounds Of Acadiana
Heymann Performing Arts Center
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ASO

An artistic event that captures the spirit of Acadiana through the eyes of locals paired with Copland “Fanfare,” Thomson “Acadian Songs and Dances,” Dvorak “New World Symphony,” & Liszt “Preludes”. This event will feature a collage of photos of Acadian people, life and nature assembled by the Westwater Arts Photography and provided by the community to create a truly unique local story.

March 27
Sounds Of The Crown A Royal Fascination
St. John's Cathedral 
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Free for All

Feel like royalty as you listen to music that transcends time and connects with all of us in this famous Coronation Mass with Mozart’s “Symphony No. 40” and “Coronation Mass”. The genius of Mozart and his most splendid compositions will go hand in hand with the Louisiana Mardi Gras tradition!
Featuring: UL Lafayette Choral Ensemble & Soloists

March 30
Mad Hatter's Luncheon & Style Show
Doubletree by Hilton
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Mad Hatter's luncheon

You'd be MAD to miss the wildest event of the spring! Get swept away in a sea of hats and find your stride with sassy fashions. Then, snap up some hot items from the silent and live auctions.

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