Thursday, April 28, 2011

Wednesday, April 27, 2011


April 29 (8:00pm) - Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts
April 30 (8:00pm) & May 1 (3:30pm), 2011 – Hemmens Theatre

Kazem Abdullah, conductor | Inon Barnatan, piano |

Alisa Weilerstein, cello | Chee Yun, violin

BeethovenConcerto for Piano, Violin and Cello “Triple Concerto”
HindemithMathis der Maler
Four rising stars and one of Beethoven’s most unique yet seldom
 heard works create a program full of once-in-a-lifetime moments.
With his 2009 Metropolitan Opera debut, conductor Kazem Abdullah
 has quickly become one of the most watched talents of the classical
world. He leads Beethoven’s “Triple Concerto” and the return of three
 of the season’s soloists for your chance to hear them again, this time
performing together!

Depaul Faculty Recital: 
Charles Vernon, Bass Trombone
Yoko Yamada, Piano

Sunday, May 1 · 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Depaul Concert Hall

Romeo and Juliet Sergei Prokofiev
Suite for Bass Trombone and Piano: arranged by Charles Vernon


Ballade for Bass Trombone and Piano Eric Ewazen

Concerto for Bass Trombone and Piano (Band) Derek Bourgeois 

Friday, April 15, 2011


April 15 (1:30pm), 16 (8:00pm) & 17 (3:30pm), 2011 – Hemmens Theatre

Stephen Squires, conductor | Jodie De Salvo,piano | Ollie Watts Davis, soprano |
Leon Williams, baritone | Elgin Choral Union

From the iconic Rhapsody in Blue to the popular and controversial Porgy and Bess, Gershwin was a champion “mixmaster,” bringing the sounds and vibrancy of American cultures to the concert stage. Stephen Squires, celebrating his 20th Season as the ESO’s Associate Conductor, presents some of the most loved Gershwin moments!
This program is available as part of the 2010-2011 GRANDPOPS or FRIDAY MATINEE Series.

Stephen Squires

Saturday, April 02, 2011

SIMPLE GIFTS: Copland’s 

Appalachian Spring

April 2 (8:00pm) & 3 (3:30pm), 2011 – Hemmens Theatre

Robert Hanson, conductor | Chee Yun, violin

MendelssohnOverture: The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave)
LaloSymphonie Espagnole
CoplandAppalachian Spring
Maxwell Davies

Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise
Celebrate with American pioneers in Copland’s Pulitzer
Prize-winning Appalachian Spring.  This program of landscapes
and cultures includes a stop in Spain with Lalo’s Symphonie 
Espagnole and Mendelssohn’s colorful Hebrides Overture,
inspired by a visit to Scotland’s Fingal’s Cave.

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