Cookie Concert

Nine Year Old Piano Prodigy to Join ISO for Cookie Concert Celebrating Autism Awareness Month Enjoy a fun-filled musical afternoon at the Imperial Symphony Orchestra’s annual Cookie Concert presented by Publix Super Markets Charities on April 8 at 3 p.m. at Branscomb Auditorium (111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr). Kids ages 2 – 12 will enjoy kid-friendly […]

The Viennese School with Jennifer Stahl

Late 18th century Vienna was home to great composers like Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven. This performance features the ISO’s principal oboe, Jennifer Stahl, performing Mozart’s Concert for Oboe in C Major. Repertoire: Overture to The Magic Flute, Mozart Concert for Oboe in C Major, Mozart Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” Beethoven Single Tickets on sale at […]

Florida Phil Season Opener

Enjoy light classics to classical repertoire from Morton Gould to Tchaikovsky in the Florida Philharmonia Orchestra 2017-18 season opening concert.

Southern Homes Broadway by the Lake

ISO’s annual pops concert. Special guests from Lakeland Community Theatre join ISO musicians for favorites from Broadway including Mama  Mia, Hair and more!  

Symphony Orchestra Concert

Harrison Symphony Orchestra performs their final concert of the season. Adults $12, Students/Seniors $10.

Spring Pops Concert

Lakeland Artisan Meshes Music and Masts! The FREE, Florida Philharmonia concert on May 2 at College Heights United Methodist Church in Lakeland, Florida, promises Pop’s-type musical selections—with a nautical twist of fun. The program includes Victory at Sea, Scarborough Fair, Russian Sailor’s Dance, Bugler’s Holiday—along with a silent auction for a museum quality, to-scale model […]

Pops by the Lake: Soundtracks

May 6, 8pm. Southern Homes Pops by the Lake: Soundtracks Enjoy an energetic pops concert on the Friday evening before Mayfaire by-the-Lake. An Imperial Symphony Orchestra outdoor concert is a perfect prelude to downtown Lakeland’s annual art festival.

Tea & Symphony: Ode to Joy

Sip a cup of tea, enjoy a glass of wine and mingle at the ISO’s music enrichment programs or pre-concert lectures. Maestro Mark Thielen takes audiences on a journey into the life & times of the featured composer, identifying themes in the music and offering insight into the processes that created familiar master works. $15, […]

Music of the Stars

On March 15, the Imperial Symphony Orchestra will present a newly developed visual accompaniment for Gustav Holst’s famous The Planets. “The Planets Live” consists of computer software and media that are performed live to follow the conductor’s direction beat-for-beat. While many of the visuals are original animations, everything shown has some basis in fact and […]

FOSSILS! Family Concert

Kids ages 2-12 will love this musical journey through prehistory! This free Imperial Symphony Orchestra community concert is will feature kid-friendly activities including a dig in the Museum’s fossil pit! Learn more!

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494