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Ind. Symphony Orchestra Announces Lineup for 2022 Symphony on the Prairie Series

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the 2022 season of Kroger Symphony on the Prairie starting June 24 at the Conner Prairie Amphitheatre. Fans will be thrilled with an exciting line-up that offers a fun-filled musical summer experience for the whole family.

Tickets to the general public will go on sale April 12. Buy tickets here beginning April 12, 2022. Tickets may also be purchased at central Indiana Kroger stores.

Season highlights include ten performances by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra; Melissa Etheridge on her One Way Out Tour August 5; Three Dog Night August 13; and the Spinners August 12. Audience favorites are returning for the 2022 season, including Arrival from Sweden: Music of ABBA July 30; Face 2 Face: Tribute to Billy Joel & Elton John August 6; and One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen & the Works August 19.

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra opens the 2022 Kroger Symphony on the Prairie season June 24-25 with Resident Conductor Jacob Joyce leading the orchestra in favorite classical music, including Ravel’s Boléro. The patriotic Star-Spangled Symphony returns July 1-4 conducted by Alfred Savia with vocalist Doug LaBrecque, accompanied by a fireworks finale. Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly leads the ISO and a cast of Broadway performers July 15-16 in music from treasured musicals, including Les Misérables and Hamilton. John Williams Blockbusters on July 22-23 features music from the legendary composer’s film scores, including Indiana Jones, Superman, and E.T. the Extra Terrestrial.

The full 2022 Kroger Symphony on the Prairie schedule can be found below:

June

  • June 24-25: Classical Favorites with the ISO

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Resident Conductor Jacob Joyce take you on a whirlwind trip around the globe with selections from Ravel’s Bolero, Bizet’s Carmen, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, Brahms’s Hungarian Dances, and many more.

July

  • July 1-4: Star-Spangled Symphony with the ISO

Your favorite patriotic celebration complete with fireworks! Featuring the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Alfred Savia, and vocalist Doug LaBrecque.

  • July 8: Home Again: A Tribute to Carole King
  • July 9: Never Die Young: A Tribute to James Taylor
  • July 15-16: Broadway Under the Stars with the ISO

Join Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly for this exciting performance of all of your Broadway  favorites. Featuring music from Beauty and the Beast, Les Misérables, Hamilton, Moulin Rouge, and Wicked!

  • July 22-23: John Williams Blockbusters with the ISO

Get ready for a night of Hollywood’s greatest soundtracks with the ISO under the direction of  Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez, featuring the music of John Williams and more.

  • July 29: Hollywood Nights: The Bob Seger Experience
  • July 30: ARRIVAL from Sweden: The Music of ABBA

August

  • August 5: Melissa Etheridge: One Way Out Tour
  • August 6: Face 2 Face: A Tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John
  • August 12: The Spinners
  • August 13: Three Dog Night
  • August 19: One Night of Queen Performed by Gary Mullen & the Works
  • August 20: The Fab Four: The Ultimate Beatles Tribute
  • August 26: The Phil Collins Experience
  • August 27: Master Blaster: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder

September

  • September 2: Super Diamond: The Neil Diamond Tribute
  • September 3: The Springsteen Experience: A Tribute to the Boss
  • September 4: Here Come the Mummies

Know before you go:

  • Gates open at 6 p.m. and concerts begin at 8 p.m. each night
  • Date-specific tickets may be purchased via the ISO website. Attendees must have tickets (mobile or hard copy) to enter each performance. Children two years old and under do not need a ticket.
  • In addition to purchasing online, patrons may scan a QR code at Central Indiana Kroger stores to receive a discount when they purchase tickets on the ISO’s website. Tickets are also sold at the ISO Box Office located on Monument Circle.
  • Tickets can be downloaded to phones as mobile tickets for all ISO concerts at Conner Prairie. Likewise, patrons can print their tickets at home and bring them.
  • Table rentals, reserved seating, and tickets to the Huntington Bank Sunset Lounge are available in limited quantities. served seating tickets and table reservations (a maximum of ten per table) will go on sale to the general public April 12. Visit IndianapolisSymphony.org/SOTP for the list of shows that have reserved seating available.
  • Patrons may carry in their own food and beverages and purchase refreshments on-site including beer, wine, and spirits.
  • Three large LED screens installed in 2019 enhance the stage view from every location on the lawn.
  • Reserved parking is $40 for each show and provides easy-access parking. Reserved parking is available for individual concerts.
  • Groups of 30 or more may purchase discounted tickets to Kroger Symphony on the Prairie at a 10% discount. For group sales, contact the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Box Office at (317) 639-4300
  • For more information on any Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra indoor or outdoor presentation, contact the Hilbert Circle Theatre Box Office at (317) 639-4300 or online at IndianapolisSymphony.org.

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, at home and thriving in the heart of Indianapolis, offers an exceptional artistic and musical experience. The orchestra is open to all and dedicated to creating an inclusive and innovative experiential environment that is inspiring, educational, and welcoming. The ISO celebrates historically beloved performances while engaging audiences by introducing new voices through programming including the DeHaan Classical Series, the Printing Partners Pops Series, Kroger Symphony on the Prairie the holiday traditions of AES Indiana Yuletide Celebration and the popular Bank of America Film Series. For more information, visit www.indianapolissymphony.org.

Conner Prairie is the destination for living history, inviting guests to step into the story and actively experience the connection between today and yesterday. With more than 1,000 wooded acres on the White River, Conner Prairie offers education and adventure to more than 400,000 visitors of all ages each year. As Indiana’s first Smithsonian Institute affiliate museum, Conner Prairie provides both outdoor interpretive encounters and indoor experiential learning spaces, melding history and art with science, technology, engineering and math. A 501(c)3, nonprofit organization, Conner Prairie is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, and relies on grants and philanthropic donations from individuals, corporations, and foundations to fuel its sustainability and growth. For more information, visit ConnerPrairie.org.