Classical Performances

Sandoval is a renowned classical musician, performing regularly with the leading symphony orchestras from around the world. Arturo has composed his own “Concerto for Trumpet & Orchestra”, which can be heard on “Arturo Sandoval: “The Classical Album.” And in 2017 he composed his second classical concerto or Trumpet and Orchestra which he had performed throughout the world!

Arturo has performed with the foremost orchestras in the country as well as abroad and recorded John Williams’ Trumpet Concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra. His classical artistry has earned him the respect and admiration from the most prestigious conductors, composers, and symphony orchestras worldwide. A few of these include:

  • Chicago Symphony
  • London Symphony
  • Colorado Symphony
  • Baltimore Symphony
  • Rochester Symphony
  • Memphis Symphony
  • Madison Symphony
  • Pittsburg Symphony
  • Virginia Symphony
  • Utah Symphony
  • Toledo Symphony
  • Detroit Symphony
  • Dallas Symphony
  • Honolulu Symphony
  • Columbus Symphony
  • Boston Pops
  • National Symphony
  • Indianapolis Symphony
  • Miami Symphony
  • Kansas City Symphony
  • Oregon Symphony
    San Diego Symphony
  • Buffalo Symphony
  • Dayton Symphony
  • Peru Symphony
    El Paso Symphony
  • Puerto Rico Symphony
  • Palermo Symphony
  • Prague Symphony


Your audience had never seen a concert as multi-faceted as the one Arturo offers for Symphony Orchestras. The concert begins with a tantalizing classical concerto such as Rafael Mendez’s “Virgen De La Macarena”, Arutunian, Hayden, Hummel, Gliere, Tartini, or Arturo’s own Concerto #2 for Trumpet and Orchestra.

These feature Arturo as a soloist with the orchestra. The second part of the program brings Arturo back along with his sextet and the full orchestra to perform pops pieces. The charts performed in this section include carefully selected original Sandoval compositions from his Grammy-winning albums which he has arranged specifically for Symphony Orchestras. And the show’s exciting finale concludes with a fun and energetic encore by Arturo and hid band. It is only with a symphony orchestra concert that the audience gets the full spectrum of his versatility!