Past Seasons

2018 Season Concerts

Roman Invasion
Friday, June 1, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Join Maestro Troy Webdell and South Shore Orchestra for a grand scale symphonic concert.  Music of Italian composer Ottorino Respighi will showcase his famed epic tone poems The Fountains of Rome and The Pines of Rome. His Chaccone for violin and orchestra will be performed by audience favorite, Russian violinist Violetta Todorova!

Tickets: Adults $21, Seniors (59+) $18, Military/Students (valid ID) $18 and online at or MOH box office 219.548.9137.


Holiday Pops
Friday, December 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Join Maestro Troy Webdell and the South Shore Orchestra for our traditional holiday celebration the entire family can enjoy! Featuring classic and contemporary music of the holiday season including music from Ottorino Respighi’s magical children’s ballet THE FANTASTIC TOYSHOP!

Tickets: Adults $21.00 Seniors-Students-Military: $18.00
TICKETS ONLINE or MOH box office 219.548.9137. Groups – call for rates.

2017 Season Concerts

Peter and the Wolf Children’s Concert
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM
PROKOFIEV Peter and the Wolf

Primal Roots
Friday, June 2, 2017 at 7:30 PM
SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture
RESPIGHI Concerto Gregoriano – Violetta Todorova, Violin
GLASS Symphony No. 10

Passport Project 
*Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Don Quijote Restaurant
Friday, September 8, 2017 at 7:30 PM at Memorial Opera House
ABRIL Concierto Mudejar – Isabel Martinez, Guitar
RESPIGHI Ancient Airs and Dances Suite III
LEIGH  Selections from “Man of La Mancha”

Holiday Pops!
Friday, December 15, 2017 at 7:30 PM

2016 Season Concerts

Symphonic Voices: Puccini Requiem & Vivaldi Gloria
Friday, April 1, 2016 at 7:30 PM
PUCCINI Requiem Aeternam
HOVHANESS Janabar – Marvin Rosen, Piano
VIVALDI Gloria – Northwest Indiana Symphony Chorus, Nancy Menk, Director

Peter and the Wolf Children’s Concert
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 10:00 AM
PROKOFIEV Peter and the Wolf

Into the Woods
Fridays: September 16, 23, 30, 2016 
Saturdays: September 17, 24, October 1, 2016
Sundays: September 18, 25, October 2, 2016

Veterans Day Celebration!
Friday, November 11, 2016 at 7:30 PM

Holiday Pops!
Friday, December 16, 2016 at 7:30 PM

2015 Season Concerts

Opening Night Gala
Friday, June 5, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

HOVHANESS Storm on Mt. Wildcat
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5

*Chinese & American Celebration of 70th Anniversary of the End of World War II
Saturday, August 22, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
Symphony Center (220 S. Michigan Avenue)
Chicago, IL

Friday, October 23, 2015
, 7:30 p.m.
CRESTON Night in Mexico
RODRIGO Concierto de Aranjuez. (James Konsbruck, Guitar)
GINASTERA Dances from Estancia

Friday, December 18, 2015
, 7:30 p.m.
A collection of holiday favorites and sing-a-longs for the whole family to enjoy.

2015 Lunchtime Chamber Series Concerts

SSO Tango Ensemble – “Tango Fusion”

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 1:00 p.m.

Woodwind Quintet
Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 1:00 p.m.

String Quartet
Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 1:00 p.m.

Piano Quintet
Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 1:00 p.m.

Holiday Pops Preview
Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 1:00 p.m.

2014 Season “Imagine”

Silk Roads:
The 10th Anniversary Celebration Concert
Ivy Tech College Auditorium
Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
KHACHATURIAN: Violin Concerto
Bailey Wantuch, Violin (2013 SSO Scholarship Winner)
ZHANHAO: The Eternal Sorrow of Lin’an
Jingjing Shi, Guzheng
HOVHANESS: The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
David Vicari, Accordion / Harlan Bijornstad, Narrator

Ivy Tech College Auditorium
September 26, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
GINASTERA: Impresiones de la Puna
TRADITIONAL: Chinese songs performed on erhu
Ting Li, erhu

The Carnival of the Musicians
Portage High School West Auditorium
May 31, 2014 at 7:00pm