The board of directors of the Imperial Symphony Orchestra presents the 2018/2019 season! This season offers two series subscription choices – Masterworks and Contemporary. Enjoy familiar classics and grow to love new works from 20th & 21st century composers as the ISO brings live music to the stage.

Subscribe today for the best pricing and best seats for these performances!

  • Ticket Concierge – Let the ISO staff help you with all your ticketing needs including seat exchanges, lost tickets, additional seats and more!
  • Avoid ticketing fees – The ISO pays ticketing fees for subscribers – from $1.50 to $7 per ticket!
  • Keep your seats – Always renew in your favorite seats!
  • 10% + discount on published prices – Subscribers  get the best seats at the best prices!
  • Recognition in programs – Subscribers are members of the ISO and are recognized in programs and even vote on directors at the Annual Meeting!
  • Exclusive 18/19 Member pin – New this season, wear your ISO member pin to concerts. Everyone will recognize your commitment to the ISO and to Polk County’s cultural community!
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18/19 Southeastern University Masterworks Series

The Masterworks Series features three performances of familiar and dynamic works by great masters of classical music. With talented guest artists, the Masterworks Series celebrates the music that continues to inspire generations!


Symphony in D Minor

February 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Italian Symphony

March 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Southeastern University Masterworks Series Pricing

November 13, February 12, March 12 performances
Gold – $108 per person
Silver – $81 per person
Bronze – $51 per person
Students– free

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Tea & Symphony Pre-Concert Lectures

Held the Tuesday prior to a performance, the ISO’s popular Tea & Symphony program takes guests on a musical journey! Tea & Symphony pre-concert talks are designed to enhance your enjoyment of the concert by providing insights into the works on the program. Enjoy a cup of tea and venture “inside” the music with Maestro Mark Thielen as he examines the life and times of composers, the structure and themes in the works and offers fun and interesting facts about symphonic music. Seating is general admission.

Tea & Symphony Series

November 6, February 5, March 5
General Admission – $36
Students – Free

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18/19 Southern Homes Contemporary Series

The Southern Homes Contemporary Series celebrates the works of composers from the 20th and 21st centuries.


West Side Story in Concert

May 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Southern Homes Contemporary Series

October 12, May 3 performances
Gold – $72 per person
Silver – $54 per person
Bronze – $34 per person
Students– free

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18/19 Special Events

Annual Holiday Concert: Handel’s Messiah

Add the Holiday Concert to your subscription to save!
Gold – $36 per person
Silver – $27 per person
Bronze – $17 per person
Students– free for subscribers

Holiday Tea & Symphony

General Admission– $12 per person

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A Night at the Opera: The Magic Flute

Add to your subscription to avoid ticketing fees.
Patron – $150 per person includes gold seating and Grande Reception
Gold – $60 per person
Silver – $40 per person
Bronze – $25 per person
Students– $15 per person

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Youkey Theatre

at the RP Funding Center
701 W Lime Street | Lakeland, FL 33815

Branscomb Auditorium

at the Robert Davis Performing Arts Center, Florida Southern College
111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr | Lakeland, FL 33801

Single Tickets

On sale 60 days prior to a performance. Ticketing fees apply. Subscribers receive discounted tickets to individual shows and never pay ticketing fees.
Gold – $39 per person
Silver – $29 per person
Bronze – $19 per person
Students – $19 per person; free for subscribers

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All Inclusive Subscriptions

Join an elite group of ISO supporters with your Full Score or Maestro Circle subscription!

As a 501(C)3 organization, the ISO relies on the support of generous and visionary patrons to carry out its mission to “educate, entertain and inspire” audiences. With help from individual donors, the ISO is able to provide free or greatly discounted tickets to students.

During the 2016-2017 season, more than 1,000 students received more than $25,000 in free tickets to ISO performances!

Full Score and Maestro Circle subscribers enjoy subscriber benefits plus reserved parking at events.