Music Makers

On its 50th Anniversary, has the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra found its opus?
widemain

Before you read the following story:

Today, we’re asking you to help us save this magazine that highlights so much of what makes our state great—that gives us good reason to be proud to call it home. If you’ve ever asked, “Where can I find the magazine?” we need you to read this. If you enjoy this story, we need you to read this. Because a week from now, you might not have another chance.

Thank you,

The Arkansas Life staff


IT HASN’T BEEN without its bumps and bruises, this institution of ours. But with a much-lauded return to Robinson Center Music Hall and two feet firmly in the black to boast about, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s staring down its golden anniversary season stronger than ever. Here, a symphony in three movements: a look at its humble beginnings, a celebration of its momentous homecoming and a glance where they hope to be another 50 years from now