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1849 Club

Founded in early 2017, the Richardson Symphony Orchestra’s 1849 Club is a social group centered around fine dining and engaging events with a membership that reflects Richardson’s broad diversity.  The 1849 Club unites young adults and those young at heart, and offers members the opportunity to attend premium events, social gatherings, and networking events. The 1849 Club is named in honor of Frederic Chopin, who died in 1849.

Membership dues for the 1849 Club are $150 per person each season.  The membership fees cover the cost to attend and participate in many of the scheduled events listed below. (RSO concerts tickets need to be purchased separately.) Please click on the link below to register for the 1849 Club. Or, you may mail a check payable to “Richardson Symphony Orchestra” to:

Richardson Symphony Orchestra

399 West Campbell Rd. Suite 200A

Richardson, Texas 75080

Click on the link below to register or renew your membership:

1849 Club Registration / Renewal

2019-20 Season of Events

Saturday, February 1, 2020 | 10 – 11:30 pm – A Taste of Italy

Post-Concert Reception / Meet the Conductor and Guest Artists.

Appetizers and Cash Bar

Location: Porta di Roma

Thursday, March 5, 2020 | 7 – 9 pm – Sip & Savor

Wine tasting with Kyle Kepner, TWA owner and sommelier.

Location: The Wine Authority

Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 7 – 9 pm – Bach and Boch

RSO string duo and beer tasting

Location: Four Bullets Brewery

Friday, May  1, 2020 | 7 – 9 pm – Rum’s the Word

Rum tasting and food pairing

Location: Lockwood Distilling Company

2018-19 Season of Events

August 23, 2018 – 1849 Club Season Kick-Off Party

Cocktail Party featuring hors d’oeuvres, a signature cocktail and a

performance by an RSO String Duo

Location: Scott’s Home in Canyon Creek from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

November 3, 2018 – Family Costume Party

Family Fun for all ages! Wear your favorite costume for an afternoon of fun, games, and refreshments. Featuring an Instrument Petting Zoo from Caraway Strings

December 1, 2018 – RSO Holiday Classics Concert 

Pre-Concert Tour of the Eisemann Center + Champagne Toast backstage with Maestro Couturiaux

RSO Holiday Classics Concert

Post-Concert Reception – Durkin Enterprises Offices

Guys’ Night – Featuring Texas Spirits – to be scheduled when new distillery opens

February 13, 2019 – Ladies’ Night

Champagne Tasting & Hors d’Oeuvres at The Wine Authority

May 4, 2019 – Kentucky Derby Party

Cheer for your favorite runners during a Pre-Concert Party

RSO Season Finale Concert

2017-18 Season of Events

Cocktail Party & Private Concert with Pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine – October 2017

Ladies’ Night – Wine and Chocolate Pairing at Isabelly’s Chocolates and Sweet Treats – July 2017

Pre-Concert Dinner at the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts – March 2017

2017-18 Season of Events

September 24, 2017- Brunch and Golf 

Afternoon event: Brunch and a Golf Scramble at Canyon Creek Country Club.

January 2018 – Kids’ Event

1849’ers brought their kids to this special event designed to make learning about music fun! Afternoon event included an interactive music lesson, a snack, and a fun music-themed craft.

February 3, 2018 – Date Night at the Eisemann Center

Catered dinner, followed by a ballroom dance lesson before the “Broadway Boys’ Concert.

April 21, 2018 – Spring Picnic 

A spring family picnic in the beautiful Texas wildflowers.

May 5, 2018 – Cinco De Mayo Party 

The 1849 Club’s 2017-18 season will conclude with chips and queso as we celebrate Cinco De Mayo before the evening’s concert at the Eisemann Center.