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JFK: The Last Speech | Special performance by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

October 6, 2023 - October 8, 2023

Courtesy Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Kennedy Convocation Collection, Photograph 18.

Friday, Oct. 6 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 7 | 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 8 | 3:00 p.m. 


Join the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for a performance of a new work that honors President Kennedy upon the 60th anniversary of his passing. Inspired by President Kennedy’s speech eulogizing poet Robert Frost at Amherst College in 1963, the DSO will be one of the first orchestras to perform this work following its world premiere this summer. Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 3 and Barber’s celebratory organ toccata are also on the program.


Tickets available at dallassymphony.org. Museum members receive special pricing on this performance. Contact us at membership@jfk.org for more information!


October 6, 2023
October 8, 2023


The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center