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



Just Kidding

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







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