Due to the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the La Crosse Symphony office is closed. Jan Henry and I (Eva Marie Restel) continue to work from home and are available by email (EMRestel@LaCrosseSymphony.org). You may also reach Jan by calling the office number at 608-783-2121.

For our concert schedule, our May 2nd concert has been rescheduled for Sunday, September 20th at 2 pm. Your tickets are good! You will have the same seats. If you are unable to attend on the newly scheduled date, click here to select what you would like to do with your tickets. For those who do not have tickets, they are available! The June concert is currently still scheduled. If we must cancel the June concert, we hope to reschedule. All the most up-to-date information will be posted here!

We know that the arts bring comfort to people and are just what we need right now, so the symphony is collaborating with other arts organizations in La Crosse working to create a weekly La Crosse Arts connection time offering on-line arts experiences  just for you!  Stay tuned for more information!

Eva Marie Restel

Executive Director, La Crosse Symphony Orchestra


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Simply Sinatra Concert is now on Sunday, September 20th at 2 pm!

Due to the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, the La Crosse Symphony has decided to postpone our May 2nd program, “Simply Sinatra.” We are rescheduling for Sunday, September 20th at 2 pm. Your seats remain the same and your current tickets are good! There are tickets available for purchase. 

Guest Artist: Steve Lippia, tenor

Steve Lippia Sings Sinatra

Orchestra – Leonards Bernstein: “Three Dance Episodes” from On the Town

Ochestra – Richard Rogers, arr. Robert Russell Bennett: Music from The King and I

Steve Lippia Sings More Sinatra

2020 Richard Record Rising Stars Competition Results:

Emily Hauer ~ Winner of the Anna Beth Culver $2000 First Prize

Katya Moeller ~ Winner of the Jane Saline Memorial $1500 Second Prize

Jessica Jiang ~ Winner of the Jan and Tom Brock $1000 Third Prize

Nita Qiu ~ Winner of the Jay and Dawn Jaehnke $1000 Third Prize

Image left to right:

Janet Roth (Competition Chair); Jessica Jiang, 15, of Madison, WI; Nita Qiu, 17, of Woodbury, Minn.; Emily Hauer, 18, of Appleton, WI; Katya Moeller, 18, of Coralville, Iowa

June 6, 2020 Cherish the Ladies is currently still scheduled.

However, if a cancellation becomes necessary for the health of our musicians and patrons, then we plan on rescheduling this concert as well.

Joan Tower: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman

Jennifer Higdon: Blue Cathedral

Clara Wieck Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 7

Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance, March No. 4 in G Major, Op. 39

Camille Saint-Saëns: “March Militairs Francaise” from Suite Algerienne, Op. 60

Wannabe Conductors

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35