ILLINOIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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Concert Locations:

Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts | 600 N East St, Bloomington, IL  61701
Sangamon Auditorium, UIS | One University Dr, Public Affairs Center, Springfield, IL  62703
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Ticket Prices:  Zone 1 $60  /  Zone 2 $40  /  Zone 3 $20 
Group Rates & Senior Discounts Available
 


Friday, February 19, 2016 | 7:30 PM | Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Bloomington, IL
Concert Comments 6:30 PM

Saturday, February 20, 2016 | 7:30 PM | Sangamon Auditorium, UIS, Springfield, IL
Concert Comments 6:30 PM

Bask in the brilliance of Beethoven, Barber and Brahms. From Beethoven’s rebellious Coriolan Overture to the magnificent Second Symphony of Brahms, this evening is bold and beautiful. Barber’s virtuosic Violin Concerto featuring ISO’s Concertmaster Violetta Todorova is sure to impress! 

TICKETS:
Bloomington Ticket Office 309.434.2777 or BUY NOW
Springfield Ticket Office 217.206.6160 or BUY NOW

Series Sponsor: Memorial Medical Center
Concert Sponsors: WUIS 91.9 | NPR Illinois, Carole & Jerry Ringer, Bill & Cathy Albert
Guest Artist Sponsor: US Bank
Music Sponsor: Kelly & Karen Grant

Friday, March 18, 2016 | 7:30 PM | Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Bloomington, IL
Concert Comments 6:45 PM

Saturday, March 19, 2016 | 7:30 PM | Sangamon Auditorium, UIS, Springfield, IL
Concert Comments 6:30 PM

Celebrate The Last Night of the Proms in grand fashion. Get ready to queue up and wave your flags as you are transported to Royal Albert Hall for a rousing celebration of music including Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music, Walton’s Crown Imperial March, Parry’s Jerusalem and Anderson’s Irish Suite, to name a few. Audience bopping, sing-alongs, hip-hip-hoorays, whistles and car horns are all part of the experience!

Tickets:
Bloomington Ticket Office 309.434.2777 or BUY NOW
Springfield Ticket Office 217.206.6160 or BUY NOW

Series Sponsor: The Landmark Automotive Group
Guest Artist Sponsor: Kathryn Ransom
Music Sponsor: Brandt Consolidated

 

Friday, April 8, 2016 | 7:30 PM | Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Bloomington, IL
Concert Comments 6:45 PM

Saturday, April 9, 2016 | 7:30 PM | Sangamon Auditorium, UIS, Springfield, IL
Concert Comments 6:30 PM

Marvel in the mastery of Mozart and Mahler with Grammy-nominated Metropolitan Opera soprano Julie Boulianne. Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro Overture and arias from Don Giovanni and La Clemenza di Tito are sure to delight. Mahler’s heavenly Fourth Symphony concludes this magnificent evening.

Tickets:
Bloomington Ticket Office 309.434.2777 or BUY NOW
Springfield Ticket Office 217.206.6160 or BUY NOW

Concert Sponsor: Ken & Laura Berk
Guest Artist Sponsor: Illinois Prairie Community Foundation - Sol Shulman Jewish Life & Education Endowment

 

Friday, April 29, 2016 | 7:30 PM | Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Bloomington, IL
Concert Comments 6:45 PM

Saturday, April 30, 2016 | 7:30 PM | Sangamon Auditorium, UIS, Springfield, IL
Concert Comments 6:30 PM

Experience profound musical pictures from the Silk Road with Borodin’s beautiful In the Steppes of Central Asia and Zhao Lin’s Duo for Sheng & Cello featuring Chinese rock star Wu Tong on sheng and Silk Road Ensemble cellist Mike Block. Mussorgsky’s epic Pictures at an Exhibition brings Alastair Willis’s tenure as Music Director of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra to a brilliant close.

Tickets:
Bloomington Ticket Office 309.434.2777 or BUY NOW
Springfield Ticket Office 217.206.6160 or BUY NOW

Concert Sponsor: Isringhausen Imports
Guest Artist Sponsor: Dr. Daniel & Debra Brownstone and a Circle of Friends for Wu Tong


Past Concerts

Resounding Russians

Friday, October 2, 2015 | 7:30 PM | Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Bloomington, IL

Saturday, October 3, 2015 | 7:30 PM | Sangamon Auditorium, UIS, Springfield, IL

Revel in this remarkable Russian repertoire with Glinka’s Russlan and Ludmilla Overture, the vibrant Third Piano Concerto of Prokofiev featuring world-renowned piano virtuoso Alexander Toradze and Tchaikovsky's fateful Symphony No. 4. A rollicking opening night not to be missed!

Series Sponsor: The Landmark Automotive Group
Concert Sponsor: Roger & Mary Hunt
Guest Artist Sponsor: Jerry Antonini, Dr. Daniel & Debra Brownstone, Pete & Melinda LaBarre, Jim & Debbie Ringer, Vladimir Sister City Association

Holiday Pops in the Heartland

Friday, November 20, 2015 | 7:30 PM | Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Bloomington, IL

Saturday, November 21, 2015 | 7:30 PM | Sangamon Auditorium, UIS, Springfield, IL

Kick off the holidays with festive music and traditional songs to celebrate the season. This truly is a community affair, as the ISO is joined by the Illinois State University Concert Choir, Bloomington-Normal Youth Symphony, Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony, Springfield Ballet Company, Springfield Youth Performance Group, and the Twin Cities Ballet Company. Great fun for the entire family, young and old!

Series Sponsors: CEFCU, The Landmark Automotive Group, Memorial Medical Center
Concert Sponsor: Springfield Electric Supply Company Fund of the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln

 


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