Opposites Attract

Listen LIVE! Grammy-nominated pianist Joyce Yang returns to perform Grieg's popular Piano Concerto with your Illinois Symphony Orchestra. Program includes Bacewicz's energetic Overture, Lili Boulanger's colorful Of a Sad Evening, and Hindemith's brilliant Symphonic Metamorphosis. 

Alejandro Gómez Guillén, Conductor | Joyce Yang, Piano
Bacewicz OvertureGrieg Piano ConcertoBoulanger Of a Sad Evening – Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis 

Join us for a pre-concert discussion with pianist Joyce Yang and Music Director Candidate Alejandro Gómez Guillén 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


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


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

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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