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Naomi Woo, Conductor | Joyce Yang, Piano

Saariaho Lumiere et Pesanteur “Light and Matter”Grieg Piano ConcertoBoulanger D’un Soir Triste “Of a Sad Evening”Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber

Join us for a pre-concert discussion with pianist Joyce Yang and Music Director Candidate Naomi Woo one hour prior to the concert and then join us after the concert for our Play-On After Party!

Bring a friend! Buy one, get one 25% off. Special offer valid on full price adult tickets only. Use the discount code FRIENDS

Tickets:  $63 / $42 / $21
Students (24 & Under):  $10

Springfield

Friday, May 3, 2024 @ 7:30 PM
UIS Performing Arts Center
Concert Comments @ 6:30 PM - Hosted by Mark McDonald
Play On After Party music provided by Jose Gobbo Trio

Bloomington-Normal

Saturday, May 4, 2024 @ 7:30 PM
ISU Center for the Performing Arts
Concert Comments @ 6:30 PM - Hosted by Laura Kennedy
Play On After Party will take place in the College of Business Atrium at Illinois State University

Get the inside scoop! Learn more about the composer and pieces being performed by checking out the program notes prior to the concert.

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Support Provided By:

The Landmark Automotive Group, Debra & Daniel Brownstone, M.D., Ken & Laura Berk, The Louise F. & Laurin A. Wollan Endowed Fund, F. Lucille Foster, Dr. Patricia & Mr. Randall Rushing, Barbara & Charles Schweighauser, Carolyn & Duane Yockey, Steve & Ruth Ann Friedberg

Springfield Venue UIS Performing Arts Center - Springfield

1 University Plz #397, Springfield, IL 62703
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Your Illinois Symphony Orchestra performs Symphony Orchestra and Pops concerts at the UIS Performing Arts Center in Sangamon Auditorium.

Physical Address:
220 Ernest Hemingway Dr | Springfield, IL  62703

Mailing Address:
1 University Plaza, MS PAC 292 | Springfield, IL  62703

UIS Ticket Office Information

Tickets for all Illinois Symphony Orchestra season concerts are sold through the UIS Ticket Office. Tickets may be purchased by in-person, by phone, or online. 

  • In-Person:  UIS Ticket Office is located in the lobby of the Public Affairs Center Building on the UIS Campus.
  • Phone:  (217) 206-6160
  • Online:  uispac.com

UIS Ticket Office Hours
Monday through Friday:  10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Saturday - Sunday:  Closed
Performance Days:  Opens Two Hours Prior to Performance

UIS Performing Arts Center Event Parking

Free parking is NOW available for all events held at UIS Performing Arts Center. Click here to view a map of the parking lots closest to the UIS Performing Arts Center. There will be no premium parking for donors who give $1,000 or more to the Illinois Symphony Orchestra due to UIS offering FREE parking to events held at the UIS Performing Arts Center.

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Bloomington-Normal Venue ISU Center for the Performing Arts - Normal

400 W. Beaufort St, Normal, IL  61761
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Your Illinois Symphony Orchestra performs Symphony Orchestra and Pops concerts at the Center for the Performing Arts located on the Illinois State University campus as part of a partnership with the Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts and School of Music.

Physical Address:
400 W. Beaufort St. | Normal, IL  61761

Mailing Address:
Campus Box 5600 | Normal, IL  61790-5600

ISU CPA Ticket Office Information

Tickets for all Illinois Symphony Orchestra season concerts are sold through the ISU CPA Ticket Office. Tickets may be purchased by in-person, by phone, or online. 

ISU CPA Ticket Office Hours
Monday through Friday:  Academic Year 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  |  Summer 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday:  Closed
Performance Days:  Opens Two Hours Prior to Performance

ISU CPA Ticket Office Parking
Two parking spaces located next to the CPA loading dock are reserved for patrons for business with the box office. These parking spaces are located off the corner of Beaufort and School Streets. A second option is to park in the University Street Parking Garage, an hourly pay lot. During non-performance times, there is no public parking in the School Street Parking Garage.

ISU CPA Event Parking

School Street Parking Garage
Free event parking is available in the School Street Parking Deck (400 S School St | Normal, IL  61761) for evening and weekend events. There is a sign located at the entrance labeled “Arts Event Parking” and states “Closed” or “Open.” When the “Open” sign is lit, enter and park in any spot numbered above spot 250 and below the blue parking zone near the top floor of the garage. Parking is not available on the ground level or top floor but is available everywhere between these two levels.

Premium parking for donors who give $1,000 or more to the Illinois Symphony Orchestra is coned off and available on the second level in the northwest corner near the elevator of the School Street Parking Garage. 

School Street Garage
400 S School St | Normal, IL  61761
Directions

South University Street Parking Garage
Additional public parking is available at the South University Street Parking Garage (600 S University St, just north of Beaufort St.) at any time for $1.00 per hour.

South University Street Parking Garage
600 S University St | Normal, IL  61761
Directions

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