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2016-17 Season Preview

Welcome to an amazing season

Ticket On-Sale Dates

  • Current 2016-17 series subscribers can purchase tickets for visiting artists on July 28, including Exclusive Access.
  • Tickets for visiting artists, excluding Exclusive Access, go on sale to the general public on August 4.
  • Individual performances that are part of the Masterworks, Pops, Dance, All That Jazz and Wang and Sypert Chamber series go on sale on September 13.
  • Tickets to individual Broadway performances are on sale on October 11.
  • Tickets for Exclusive Access concerts will go on sale to the general public later in the season.


Naples Philharmonic Masterworks

Joshua Bell
Hélène Grimaud
Sol Gabetta
Benedetto Lupo
Kirill Gerstein
Jennifer Koh
Benjamin Schmid
Leticia Moreno
Lilya Zilberstein
Vladimir Feltsman
and more

Now in his third season, Sharon and Timothy Ubben Music Director Andrey Boreyko leads the Naples Philharmonic in a thrilling blend of classical hallmarks and newly commissioned works. Hear Joshua Bell perform Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, explore early-music favorites with conductor Bernard Labadie, experience the majesty of Mahler’s Fourth Symphony and dive into new work from Gabriel Prokofiev, Giya Kancheli and more.

  Masterworks Series


Naples Philharmonic Pops

Broadway Divas
Doo Wop Project
Totally ’80s
The Music of John Williams

Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly brings to life popular music across generations, from Doo Wop to the 1980s and from the Great White Way’s Broadway Divas to John Williams’ silver screen gems. Pops with the Naples Philharmonic is a great way to experience your favorite music.

  Pops Series


Broadway at Artis—Naples

42nd Street
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
Something Rotten!

Our Broadway offerings are expanding to five hit shows this season, including Tony-winners Beautiful — The Carole King Musical and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder and the 50th anniversary season of the legendary Cabaret. Don’t miss a single show-stopping scene as the biggest shows in Broadway arrive in Hayes Hall.

  Broadway Series

Pictured above: Michael James Scott and the cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN! Photo by Joan Marcus.

Visiting Orchestras

Visiting Orchestras Series

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Minnesota Orchestra
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

From the titanic sound of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra to the intimate performance of Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the Visiting Orchestras series brings the best classical musicians in the world to your doorstep. Guest soloists include the brilliant Alisa Weilerstein performing Dvořák’s Cello Concerto with the Minnesota Orchestra and pianist Rudolf Buchbinder and the Vienna Philharmonic performing Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1.

  Visiting Orchestras

All That Jazz

All That Jazz

Wallace Roney, trumpet
Wycliffe Gordon, trombone

Kenny Washington, vocalist
Martin Taylor, guitar
George Young, saxophone
Benjamin Schmid, violin
Eric Alexander, saxophone

The Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra welcomes an amazing lineup of talented guest performers to Daniels Pavilion. With the return of virtuoso vocalist Kenny Washington and the debut of Benjamin Schmid, the first guest violinist in All That Jazz history, this season’s series brings the swing.

  All That Jazz Series


Artis—Naples Dance Series

Miami City Ballet
Twyla Tharp
MOMIX: Opus Cactus

Now expanded to five performances, Artis—Naples’ Dance series brings the best of classical ballet and modern dance to Hayes Hall. This season includes the always audacious MOMIX, legendary choreographer Twyla Tharp and three performances by Miami City Ballet with the Naples Philharmonic.

  Dance Series

Visiting Orchestras

Exclusive Access Headliners

Lang Lang with the Naples Philharmonic
Jay Leno
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Matthew Morrison with the Naples Philharmonic
Smokey Robinson
The Hit Men with the Naples Philharmonic

Purchase any series subscription and enjoy the first chance to purchase tickets to any or all of our Exclusive Access events this season. Only subscribers have access to purchase these events before anyone else. Single tickets will not go on sale for these Exclusive Access events until September.

  Series Subscriptions

Legendary Voices

Legendary Voices

Gladys Knight
Michael Bolton
Kenny Rogers
Jane Monheit
Johnny Mathis
Lea Salonga
Garrison Keillor
Michael Feinstein
and more

From Michael Bolton’s soaring ballads to Motown royalty Gladys Knight, Artis—Naples hosts some of music’s most lasting and powerful vocalists. Having recently hinted at retirement, don’t miss Kenny Rogers on what could be his final tour.

Tickets on sale later this summer

Stellar Performances

Peter Frampton
ZZ Top
The HillBenders
The O’Connor Family Band
Havana Cuba All-Stars
Anne-Sophie Mutter
Janoska Ensemble
Buddy Guy
Dave Koz and Friends Christmas 2016
108 Years of Broadway
Jodie DeSalvo
Dick Hyman
and more

Whether you love the classical virtuosity of Anne-Sophie Mutter or the incomparable blues licks of Buddy Guy, Artis—Naples has a great selection of performers across genres in the 2016-17 season. Highlights include bluegrass legends the O’Connor Family Band, the vocal brilliance of m-pact and the classical European folk blend of Janoska Ensemble.

Tickets on sale later this summer.

Just for Laughs

Forbidden Broadway
The Capitol Steps
Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company
The Second City
Late Nite Catechism
and more

From the absurdist humor of Upright Citizens Brigade to the political pranks of the Capitol Steps, Artis—Naples’ comedy season has a joke for every taste. Enjoy spoofs of musicals with Forbidden Broadway and a gentle ribbing of religion with the return of Late Nite Catechism.

Tickets on sale later this summer.

Family Fun

Trip to The Phil
The Adventures of Tony Stradivarius
Halloween Concert
Summer Spectacular
Community Days
and more

With shortened performance lengths and fun interactive elements, our family programs are perfect for all ages. Enjoy our new Young Person’s Concert, The Adventures of Tony Stradivarius, before scaring up some fun with the Naples Philharmonic during our afternoon Halloween Concert.

Symphonic Specials

Handel's Messiah
Itzhak Perlman

FGCU Wind Orchestra
Baroque Chamber Orchestra
The King — The Music of Elvis
Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx
Classical Mystery Tour
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker
Holiday Pops
Opera Naples' Turandot
Gulfshore Opera's Mozart
A Viennese New Year’s Eve
Around Town Series
An Evening of Overtures
and more

The Naples Philharmonic flexes its versatility with a variety of classics and new favorites. Whether accompanying Opera Naples during Puccini’s Turandot, performing Elvis’ biggest hits or hitting the road in our Around Town Series, the orchestra thrives in new settings and challenges.

Tickets on sale later this summer.


And much more.
Additional event details will be announced later this summer.


Enrich your experience of the arts by joining Friends of Artis—Naples and/or Leadership Circle. You’ll enjoy private previews of new exhibitions, invitations to exclusive social events, discounts and more.

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Artis—Naples is Southwest Florida’s leading cultural resource thanks to the generous financial support of loyal donors. Help us continue providing art and educational opportunities to all ages.

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Whether you’re enjoying our entire campus for free during Community Days, making new friends in a Lifelong Learning class or attending an off-campus music performance, we hope to see you soon.

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