Sioux Falls, US

Upcoming Music Events and Concerts

9 Dec Friday

Winter Wonderland Dance

6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Join us for the Winter Wonderland Dance at the El Riad Shrine in downtown Sioux Falls, 510 S. Phillips Ave. The Kickin’ Brass band will play a variety of danceable music appropriate for swing, ballroom, latin, tango, polka, and other dance styles. We will begin the evening with a lesson (presented by Lisa Myhre) from […]

$7 – $14
11 Dec Sunday

Christmas with the Symphony: 'Tis the Season!

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Gather family and friends for the sounds of the Christmas Season with the South Dakota Symphony and Chorus. Hear a mix of traditional and popular favorites and join in the annual holiday sing-a-long. There is something for everyone!

12 Dec Monday

Advent Festival of Lessons & Music

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This free event is based on a Christmas Eve program held since 1880 at King's College, Cambridge England. It offers scripture readings and choral and instrumental music by the Calvary Cathedral Choir featuring baritone Heath Weber and tenor Eric Wassenaar, organist Jonathan Neiderhiser, and the Dakota String Quartet. A reception follows the event. Details: Calvary […]

21 Jan Saturday

Du and Dvorak

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Celebrate the year of the Rabbit with Chinese composer Chen Yi's 'Ge Xu'. Vowing to give up composing anything other than film music until Hitler was defeated, Korngold's 'Violin Concerto' was that first such piece after the end of WWII. Hear Minnesota Orchestra Assistant Concertmaster Rui Du bring it to life.

11 Feb Saturday

Songs of Romance

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Bring that special someone to the Washington Pavilion and swoon to jazz standards sung by local boy-made-good (star of LA nightclub scene and HBO's "Perry Mason") Luke Carlsen. "I Only Have Eyes for You," "Moondance," "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square," "One for my Baby," and more.

25 Feb Saturday

Shostakovich Symphony No. 7

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Shostakovich wrote his massive Symphony No. 7 during the siege of Leningrad. "Neither savage raids...nor the grim atmosphere of the beleaguered city could hinder the flow. I worked with an inhuman intensity I have never before reached." Dmitri Shostakovich

18 Mar Saturday

Sci-Fi Spectacular

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

"Boldly go" with the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra on a thrilling adventure through the greatest hits of science fiction movies and television. This concert also features SDSO Concerto Competition winner, violinist Cecilia O'Malley from Hot Springs, SD.

30 Mar Thursday

McCrossan Wildest Banquet Auction in the Midwest

5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

We are proud to announce that back by popular demand “The Wildest Banquet Auction in the Midwest” is bringing back a chuckwagon experience this year! Experience the Old West like never before! Straight from the “Dances from Wolves” set from the Black Hills the Fort Hays Wranglers will entertain the crowd with their Branson Style […]

1 Apr Saturday

Mozart Requiem

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Joined by the vocal power of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Mozart's choral masterpiece is paired with the gripping thirteenth century purity of Part's 'Stabat Mater'.

29 Apr Saturday

Beethoven's 9th

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Beethoven's glorious Symphony No. 9 and the famous "Ode to Joy" is a call for the triumph of universal brotherhood over desperation. Music Director Delta David Gier pairs this message with Reena Esmail's "My Sister's Voice" and a world premiere by Niloufar Iravani.