Music Events during Winterfest
Symphoria Masterworks Concert
Jon Nakamatsu returns to Syracuse to perform Maurice Ravel’s Concerto in G. You’ll love Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s picturesque Ballade and the concert closes with Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 3.
Saturday, Feb.19, 2022 7:30pm Tickets: $57 – $90
Pre-Concert Talk: Join music director Lawrence Loh for a pre-concert talk, 1 hour prior to the performance
Running Time: Approximately 2 hours, including a 20 minute intermission
Doors Open: 90 minutes prior to the performance
Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, 421 Montgomery St., Syracuse
Event also available by Live Stream
Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. Tour
Sunday, Feb 20 Time: 7pm Cost: $37 – $225
Upstate Medical Arena at The Oncenter War Memorial (315)435-8000
Nickelodeon star, YouTube sensation and 2019’s hottest breakthrough pop artist JoJo Siwa is bringing her wildly popular concert: Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour to Syracuse!
Nickelodeon superstar JoJo Siwa is a YouTube personality, singer, dancer, entrepreneur, social media influencer and The New York Times bestselling author. Siwa connects with her fans through many channels: via social media she currently has over 10 million subscribers with over 2.4 billion views on YouTube, she has over 8.6 million followers on Instagram, over 436,000 Twitter followers, over 17.3 million followers on TikTok and over 572,000 likes on Facebook.
Civic Morning Musicals: Contrary Forces: Contemporary Music for Solo Saxophone
Wednesday, Feb. 23 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Cost: $10
Daniel Sclafani performs a solo saxophone recital.
St. David’s Episcopal Church, 14 Jamar Drive, Dewitt, NY
RSVP on Facebook. Purchase tickets on Eventbrite.
Jazz at the Cavelier
Anne Farnsworth Trio
Marriott Syracuse Downtown Cavelier Room
Wednesday, Feb 23 6pm – 9pm Cost: Free
Alton Brown Live: Beyond the Eats
Alton Brown is hitting the road with a new culinary variety show. Audiences can expect more comedy, more music, more highly unusual cooking demos, and more potentially dangerous sciencey stuff. Prepare for an evening unlike any other and if Brown calls for volunteers… think twice.
Wednesday, Feb 23 7:30pm Cost: $40 – $150
Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater (315)435-8000
The Princess Bride – An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes
In this highly-anticipated event, fans of The Princess Bride will join the heroic Westley (actor Cary Elwes) in a behind-the-scenes look at life on and off the set of the classic film. After a screening of the iconic film, Elwes will engage in a moderated discussion on classic scenes, revealing never before shared secrets and tales of inconceivable antics! Journey back to the lands of Florin and Guilder; filled with adventure, romance and intrigue (and let’s not forget Rodents of Unusual Size!).
Cary Elwes has been seen in a multitude of films, including Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Dracula, Twister, Liar, Liar and many more, and has recently joined the cast of Netflix’s hit show, “Stranger Things”. Cary is hitting the road to give fans the once-in-a-lifetime chance to capture this piece of cinematic history.
Saturday, Feb 26 Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater (315)435-8000
Doors Open: 6:30pm Show Starts 7:30pm Price $39 – $59
Black History Month Cabaret
at Marriott Syracuse Downtown
Sunday, February 27 2pm and 6pm
Tickets are still available for the CNY Jazz Black History Month Cabaret at the Finger Lakes Ballroom at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. The cabaret will feature Althea Rene and The JJ Sansaverino Band. Attendees may attend in-person at a 2:00 pm matinee or a 6:00 pm evening performance, or watch virtually. The 6:00 pm performance will be streamed live for those who prefer to attend virtually. Advance sale tickets will close on Friday, February 25 at 12:00 pm.
Cost: $40 | Advance Sale Only
Three comedic selections will lighten your mood: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Musical Joke, Dmitri Shostkovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1, containing a starring role for John Raschella, Symphoria’s principal trumpet, and Igor Stravinsky’s clownish Pulcinella Suite.
Featured Artists: JON KIMURA PARKER, piano, JOHN RASCHELLA, trumpet, LAWRENCE LOH, conductor
Sunday, February 27 3pm Tickets: Adult $33, Senior $28, Student $5
Running Time: Approximately 90 minutes, including a 20 minute intermission
Doors Open: 1 hour prior to the performance
Saint Paul’s Syracuse, 220 East Fayette Street
Event also available by Live Stream