September 16: Effervescence
Beethoven’s effervescent fourth symphony is a joyful and brilliant departure from its fateful third and fifth neighbors. Come witness its bubbling virtuosity — fortified by USO’s very own Kevin Streich playing the jazz-inspired Copland clarinet concerto.
October 14: USO Tailgate Party
Wear your favorite team jersey to the first USO tailgate! Composers through time have used the majesty of music to capture the excitement of
sport — from the raucousness of a Yale-Princeton football game to the exalted Olympic fanfare. A food, drink, and fun collaboration with Southern Range Brewing.
February 3, 2024: USO Family Concert / Symphony of Science — Energetic Orchestra
Where would we be without energy? Bring everyone to this family friendly concert exploring our journey from the water wheel to the steam engine to electricity — all through music!
March 16: Union Jazz in Concert
Details coming soon!
April 20: Art, Music and Film: Roots
USO is back with more slapstick hilarity in the Dowd Center Theater presenting Charlie Chaplin’s The Adventurer, silent film live with orchestra. Also featuring music of beginnings: folk, mysticism, and tradition from Gabriela Lena Frank, Béla Bartòk and Einojuhani Rautavaara.