Mark your summer calendars and start planning the good times now! The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Conner Prairie are pleased to announce the 2023 season of Kroger Symphony on the Prairie starting June 23 at the Conner Prairie Amphitheatre in Fishers. 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 11. Buy tickets on the ISO’s website beginning April 11, 2023. Tickets may also be purchased at central Indiana Kroger stores, at the Hilbert Circle Theatre Box Office at 45 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, or by calling the Box Office at 317-639-4300. NEW in 2023: Purchase tickets to three or more concerts and automatically receive a 10% discount! No code needed. Discount calculated at checkout. Season highlights include 12 performances by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, including Opening Weekend June 23-24 featuring the beloved Music of Harry Potter conducted by Enrico Lopez-Yañez; a live-to-film performance July 7-8 of the legendary Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark featuring the iconic soundtrack by composer John Williams; Arrival from Sweden: Music of ABBA accompanied by the ISO July 14-15, and the patriotic Star-Spangled Symphony celebration June 30-July 3 complete with fanfare and fireworks.
The 2023 season also features the popular Face2Face with the music of Billy Joel and Elton John, The Marshall Tucker Band, TUSK: the Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, two nights of Queen with Gary Mullen and the Works, and much more! There’s something for everyone with 25 concerts to choose from.
2023 Kroger Symphony on the Prairie schedule *Denotes concerts featuring the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
*June 23-24: The Music of Harry Potter Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez takes you on a fun-filled adventure with a delightful program that explores the wizarding world through its most iconic music. *June 30-July 3: Star-Spangled Symphony Your favorite patriotic celebration complete with fireworks! Featuring Conductor Alfred Savia and vocalist Vanessa Thomas July
*July 7-8: Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert featuring the ISO led by former ISO Assistant Conductor Jacob Joyce. The original film will be shown on the large screens as the orchestra performs the soundtrack. Program starts at 8:30 p.m. *July 14-15: Arrival from Sweden: Music of ABBA with Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly leading the ISO *July 21-22: Broadway under the Stars Join Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly for this exciting performance of all your Broadway favorites featuring vocalists Victor Robertson, Katie Swaney, AshLee Baskin, and Jim Hogan. July 28-29: Face2Face: A Tribute to Elton John & Billy Joel August
Aug. 4: Greatest Love of All: A Tribute to Whitney Houston (not associated with the Estate of Whitney Houston) Aug. 5: Tusk: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band Aug. 11: The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute Aug. 12: Here Come the Mummies with Rock E Bassoon (featuring musicians of the ISO!) Aug. 18: Marshall Tucker Band Aug. 19: Unforgettable Fire: U2 Tribute Show Aug. 25-26: One Night of Queen with Gary Mullen and the Works
Sept. 1: Aeromyth: The Ultimate Aerosmith Tribute Experience
Sept. 2: Pyromania: The Def Leppard Experience
Sept. 3: Voyage – The Ultimate Journey Tribute Band