ILLINOIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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  Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Children 5 and under are free with a paying adult
Student tickets are $5

Bloomington Ticket Office {309.434.2777}

Springfield Ticket Office {217.206.6160}

 

Holiday Pops in the Heartland - A Winter Fable

   Featuring Circus Flora

Friday, November 21, 2014  |  7:00 PM  |  Sangamon Auditorium 

Saturday, November 22, 2014  |  7:00 PM  |  Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts 

Enter the fanciful world of Circus Flora at our Holiday Pops in the Heartland concert. Set among the High Tatras Mountains in the ancient and beautiful Kingdom of the Spiish, A Winter Fable is a classic fairy tale with an edge of romance and deceit. Fabulous family fun where symphony and the circus arts is only the beginning of this spectacular evening!

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Love Notes

   Featuring Guest Conductor Daniel Hege and Di Wu, Piano

Friday, February 13, 2015  |  7:30 PM  |  Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts 

Saturday, February 14, 2015  |  7:30 PM  |  Sangamon Auditorium 

Embrace the romance of Valentine’s Day with the pure magic of Tchaikovsky’s first masterpiece, the Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture and selections from Bizet’s seductive Carmen Suites led by one of America’s finest conductors, Daniel Hege. Concluding this passionate evening of love notes is the dazzling and most beloved piano concerto of the 20th Century, Rachmaninoff’s Second with brilliant pianist Di Wu.

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Fiery Fiddlin'

   Featuring Conductor Laureate Kenneth Kielser and Jeremy Kittel, Fiddle

Saturday, April 11, 2015  |  7:30 PM  |  Sangamon Auditorium 

Sunday, April 12, 2015  |  2:00 PM  |  Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts

Feel the fire of sensational fiddler Jeremy Kittel in Evan Chambers Concerto for Fiddle and Violin joined by ISO’s concertmaster Violetta Todorova and the enchanting orchestral wizardry of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. Brahms’ pastoral Third Symphony opens the evening directed by ISO’s Conductor Laureate Kenneth Kiesler.

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The Lincoln Train

Friday, May 1, 2015  |  7:30 PM  |  Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts 

Saturday, May 2, 2015  |  7:30 PM  |  Sangamon Auditorium 

Celebrate the life of Abraham Lincoln in Earl Robinson’s The Lonesome Train, a musical illustration of Lincoln’s Funeral Train. Ride the rails with Honegger’s masterful depiction of a steam train in Pacific 231, Copland’s spike driving John Henry and George Gershwin’s Suite from Porgy and Bess. An evening not to be missed as part of the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition re-enactment commemoration!

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Past Concerts

Beethoven Meets the Silk Road

   Featuring Sandeep Das, Tabla

Friday, October 10, 2014  |  7:30 PM  |  Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts 

Saturday, October 11, 2014  |  7:30 PM  |  Sangamon Auditorium 

Journey down the Silk Road with tabla virtuoso Sandeep Das in the World Music inspired Tabla Concerto of Dinuk Wijeratne and Colin Jacobsen’s transcendental Ascending Bird. Beethoven’s groundbreaking Third Symphony, “Eroica” opens the season on a heroic and triumphant note!   

 

 


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