Singer Songwriter Session with Michael McArthur

September 10, 2016 @ 8 p.m.
The Polk Theatre

The new Songwriter Session combines soulful singers with ISO musicians for an “unplugged” musical experience. This year, the ISO welcomes local artist Michael McArthur to the stage for a unique take on the symphony.

A Night at the Opera

January 21, 2017 @ 7 p.m.
Branscomb Auditorium, Florida Southern College

A Night at the Opera is the only fully-staged, professional opera production in Polk County. ISO musicians perform the music while talented nationally and internationally-renowned singers entertain from the stage.

In 2001, the Imperial Symphony Orchestra launched its first Night at the Opera thanks to the tremendous efforts of Greg and Christina Sale, local vocalists and supporters of the arts. Through the years, their leadership and the dedication of opera committee volunteers have produced 14 high-quality operas with talented performers from across the globe as well as our own community.

Pops by the Lake

May 12, 2017 @ 8 p.m.
Lake Mirror Promenade

This fun, family-friendly outdoor concert is held on the Friday before Mother’s Day each year at the Lake Mirror Promenade.