Friday, January 30, 2015

ESO - Brahms Symphony No. 2

Michael Christie, conductor (Minnesota Opera Music Director)
Michael Sweeney, bassoon

Korngold - Much Ado About Nothing Suite
Mozetich - Concerto for Bassoon and Strings with Marimba
Brahms - Symphony No. 2 in D major

February 7, 2015 7:30 pm
February 8, 2015 2:30 pm

Hemmens Cultural Center, Elgin

Michael Christie, guest conductor and Music Director of the Minnesota Opera, makes his ESO debut as the orchestra plays three distinctly different works.  The Brahms Symphony is described as “tranquil and peaceful ending with a triumphant mood!” Enjoy music from Korngold’s Much Ado About Nothing Suite, making one feel that “a star danced, and under that I was born,” and also the exciting Mozetich’s Concerto for Bassoon and Strings with Marimba featuring the wide-range of sounds performed by guest bassoon soloist, Michael Sweeney. 
Tickets are $25, $40 or $60

Monday, January 19, 2015

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Too Hot to Handel - Chicago 2015

Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah celebrates 10 years in Chicago celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.! Thrilling audiences year after year “Too Hot to Handel is your grandmother’s choral classic sliced, diced, spiced, swirled, swung, amplified, and totally reinvented” (Chicago Reader).  A jazz combo, orchestra, and 100 person choir join soloists Rodrick Dixon, Alfreda Burke and Karen Marie Richardson in “one of Chicago’s favorite annual events.” (ABC 7 Chicago)
Phone: 800.982.ARTS (2787)
Box Office50 E Congress Pkwy
Groups of 10+ are available now!
Subscription info or call 312.341.2357.

Sunday, January 04, 2015

Elgin Symphony Orchestra

Passionate Drama

Andrew Grams, Music Director 
Philippe Quint, violin
Smetana - Sarka 
Barber - Violin Concerto 
Dvorak - Symphony No. 7 in D minor
January 10, 2015 7:30 pm 
January 11, 2015 2:30 pm 
Hemmens Cultural Center, Elgin
This concert will leave you breathless as you are swept away by three works full of war, tragedy, passion, and love.
Tickets are $25, $40 or $60

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