Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Ars Viva Concert this Sunday

Amit Peled

An English Landscape with Amit Peled

Ars Viva presents the sensationally gifted Israeli cellist Amit Peled in the ravishing concerto by Elgar, along with the Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 5 and Britten'sSimple Symphony. Don't miss this glorious music from England's most illustrious composers, demonstrating their remarkable gifts for combining sensuous melodies with brilliant orchestral color.
Sunday, October 23 at 3:00 p.m. 
Maestro Alan Heatherington leads the acclaimed Ars Viva orchestra in this irresistible program of great English music.
Britten: Simple Symphony
Elgar: Cello Concerto in e minor
Vaughan Williams: Sym. No. 5
To order please call the box office:
847 673-6300 
or go online: CLICK HERE
All concerts are held at the beautiful North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie
9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, Illinois
Ample FREE parking and many fine area restaurants.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Northwest Indiana Symphony

Narrator - Pastor Steve DeWitt, Bethel Church

Friday, October 21, 2011
6:30 pm pre-concert lecture
7:30 pm Concert
(On Broadway, south of US 30 in Crown Point)
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV  Procession of the Nobles

PROKOVIEV              Peter and the Wolf
PROKOVIEV              Symphony No. 5 

GLIERE                    Russian Sailors' Dance

Box Office: 219/836.0525 x200 


In this all-Russian concert, follow in suspense as a young boy named Peter saves his friends from a menacing wolf, and rejoice as foreign sailors come to the aid of an over-worked laborer. Prokoviev’s resounding Symphony No. 5 will leave you breathless.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Lake Forest Symphony this Friday and Saturday
Oct. 14th and 15th, 2011 at 8pm

Beethoven Symphony Fest

In celebration of nature and dedicated to the conservancy organizations in Lake County


Symphony No. 6 in F (“Pastorale”)


Symphony No. 5 in c minor

Friday and Saturday
October 14 & 15, 2011
8:00 pm
The James Lumber Center
for the Performing Arts in Grayslake
more info and directions…
Pre-Concert Talk at 7:00 pm
For tickets, call 847.295.213

Saturday, October 08, 2011

Randy Hawes at Northwestern U.

Les Arches et l’Architecture – Oct 11, 2011 – 7:30 pm –Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, Evantson IL
Randall Hawes, bass trombone; Gail Williams, horn; Kathryn Goodson, piano
Bienen School faculty members Gail Williams and Randall Hawes present a recital with guest artist and frequent collaborator Kathryn Goodson. Their program includes arrangements of French repertoireby Duparc, Bizet, and Offenbach; James M. Stephenson’s Sonata Rhapsody “The Arch”; and the world premiere of David Biedenbender’s Liquid Architecture, dedicated to Hawes and Goodson.
Gabriel Fauré, Trois mélodies
Henri Duparc, Quatre mélodies
James M. Stephenson, Sonata Rhapsody “The Arch”
David Biedenbender, Liquid Architecture
Emmanuel Chabrier, Larghetto por cor et orchestre
Jacques Offenbach / Henri Duparc / Georges Bizet, Trois mélodies pour deux voix
Tickets are $8 for the general public and $5 for students.
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