2024-2025 SEASON



1001 Nights

September 15, 2024 -4:00 PM

Young, brilliant, powerful: Antonio Ajero, winner of the Texas State International Piano Festival is featured guest artist in this evening of captivating music. A beautiful, canny woman captures her husband’s heart – and ours – by telling “One Thousand and One Nights” of exciting stories which here are captured in music. “Scheherazade”, renowned for vivid orchestration and lush, memorable melodies is the essence of musical story-telling.

Patriotic Pops

November 10, 2024 – 4:00 PM

The patriotism and sacrifice of our armed forces and veterans are celebrated in collaboration with Georgetown Rotary’s Field of Honor. In a musical experience of patriotic favorites, we share our heritage, values, unity, and national pride. Paper bags will be provided! Come and see why.


December 22 – 4:00 PM

“Messiah,” majestic in emotional depth and spiritual resonance, is a holiday favorite. The rich, memorable, and emotionally powerful music will culminate in our joining Panoramic Voices in singing The Hallelujah Chorus… and then …! we will welcome our very special “surprise” guest!

Anton Nel

February 16, 2025 – 4:00 PM

Anton Nel, distinguished classical pianist known for his virtuosity and expressive interpretations, is a favorite with Central Texas Philharmonic audiences. He frequently brings us to tears with his brilliant and stirring performances. A program not to be missed!

Out of this World

March 09, 2025 – 4:00 PM

Escape Earth’s gravity with the brilliance of “Chaski” with Adrienne Inglis and Shana Norton and then experience a trip around the universe with “The Planets.” The suite by Holst is celebrated for its inventive orchestration, emotional depth, and the distinct musical character of each movement.

Vive la Musique!

May 04, 2025 – 4:00 PM

A musical poem, conveys the promise and pleasure of a spring morning combined with vivid emotional experiences, subtle and profound while rich in texture and sensory experiences. An evening of beautiful music awaits.

Additional Programs


Butler Opera Internationa – Bates Recital Hall, Austin, Tx

Fall of 2025

The Butler Opera International is a University of Texas sponsored international outreach program that competitively selects the most gifted singers who are at the cusp of launching their careers in opera. The Central Texas Philharmonic is proud to be an Honored Partner in what has become one of our nation’s most prestigious opera competition.

Renowned singers from across the globe showcase their skills with captivating performances of opera’s greatest arias, vying for both prestigious prize money and the opportunity to collaborate with esteemed figures in the opera industry. Immerse yourself in this exceptional international program, set against the backdrop of the Bates Recital Hall, and witness the future stars of the operatic stage. Program dates to be announced for the fall of 2024

Texas State International Piano Festival