Never miss a surprise or a concert!


Upcoming Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra (APO) concert performances, plus surprise* in-person and virtual events and mash-ups are listed here with regular updates. You can register for the APO e-newsletter, above, to be sure you don't miss any of these appearances, free or otherwise.

*Maybe you're wondering how it can be a ‘surprise' when we're openly advertising it here! Good point … we've always been better at hosting good times than keeping secrets. Still, you might be surprised how much fun your whole family has, experiencing the classics in new ways.

Evening With the Maestro

Featuring Chef Steven D. Brooks

Another magnificent feast with our world-renowned Conductor Steven Byess. So, if you missed getting tickets for our March event, here's your chance to make it up and meet the Maestro. And if you were lucky to snag tickets to the sold out March event, you know why it's a good idea to reserve your seat now.

FRIDAY, JULY 15, 7:00 PM

7:00 PM , Thaden School Award-winning Great Hall, Bentonville 




Save the date! More details to come.

Described as a world class musician who plays with high energy and polish, cellist Anita Graef has earned recognition for her music making as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral performer. Recent appearances include Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert series, and "Concerts from the Library of Congress."

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2022, 7:00 PM

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

More info coming soon

Beer and Hymns

Beer & Hymns began in 2016 as a small gathering on a brewery patio in Bentonville, Arkansas. As interest grew, so did our vision to expand its scope. By summer 2018, Beer & Hymns was a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit funneling money from monthly fundraising events to local charitable organizations. A year later, crowds topping 300 packed into venues, eager to experience the magic of coming together to make our community a more caring and hopeful place.

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University of Arkansas Inspirational Chorale

The mission of the Inspirational Chorale is to keep the black sacred music tradition alive. The ensemble provides a forum where university students, regardless of ethnicity, can perform the various genres of the tradition. 

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Trike Theatre

Northwest Arkansas' professional theatre for youth that provides professional theatre productions, literacy integrated drama residencies and drama academy programs.The mission of Trike Theatre is to Cultivate Creativity, Build Character, and Strengthen Community through its vision of transforming the lives of young people through exceptional theatre experiences.
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Thaden School

We provide a balanced and challenging education that ignites in our students a passion for discovery and learning, prepares them to succeed in college, and inspires them to lead lives of integrity, purpose, and responsible global citizenship.
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Sara Davis Buechner

Sara davis buechner

Renowned pianist & proud transgender woman

The APO brings the renowned pianist to Northwest Arkansas to entertain and inspire. Three distinct events during a weeklong July residency will engage various audiences in timely conversations and spellbinding performances. 

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