70th Anniversary season for the Elgin Symphony Orchestra

 70th Anniversary season for the Elgin Symphony Orchestra

It will be an amazing Friday, September 13th at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago as the Elgin Symphony Orchestra (ESO) will celebrate its 70th Anniversary Season Classic Series. This will not be the only performance as there will also be two other performances at the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin.

The Classic Series will be led by music director Andrew Hilary Grams. It will be an amazing performance as it will feature the talents of musical composers such as Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Bach, Mozart, Brahms to name a few. Grams say that “We’ve spent many months taking a good look at programing and we learned a lot through research, post-concert surveys and focus groups.” He added by saying that they have listened to the wishes of the people and are trying to fulfill their wishes.

The people across the Chicagoland area will have an amazing opportunity to go and watch the award-winning ESO. If you couldn’t catch them in their home venue Elgin, then don’t worry. ESO will perform more concerts as well. The details of the concerts are:

  • ESO will kick off with Liszt & Rachmaninoff at Friday, Sept. 13th@ 7:30 PM – Harris Theater for Music & Dance. You can also catch them on the weekend @ 7:30 PM & 15th @ 2:30 PM- Hemmens Cultural Center.
  • ESO will collaborate with music director Andrew Grams and violinist Adele Anthony to perform Bolero! Chabrier, Edwards, & Ravel at Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 2nd@ 7:30 PM & 3rd @ 2:30 PM – Hemmens Cultural Center and also on Monday, Nov. 4th @ 7:30 PM – Harris Theater for Music & Dance.
  • There will be an amazing jam session as you can enjoy the performance of Bach, Stravinsky, and Dvorak. Jose Luis Gomez will be the center of attention as he will guest conduct this amazing concert. You can catch this performance on Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 23rd @ 7:30 PM & Nov. 24th @ 2:30 PM – Hemmens Cultural Center.

Staff writer for the Chicago Morning Star

Related Posts
Sunjay Kaushal to return to Lurie Children’s Hospital to lead Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery
After spending nine years at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Sunjay Kaushal, MD,
Man Charged with Criminal Sexual Abuse and Battery
The Schaumburg Police Department has initiated an investigation of an alleged Criminal Sexual Abuse and
Hoffman comes forward to help small businesses getting necessary lifeline
Representative Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, urged small businesses to apply for additional funding under the Business
September: National Recovery Month
Centerstone is celebrating September as National Recovery Month. National Recovery Month is recognized by Centerstone
Gun Shootings near May Street and 122nd Street, Chicago
CBS 2’s Steven Graves reports that a total of nine people were wounded between the
Fires Shot at Police Officers
On September 16, at 9:33 p.m., members of the Springfield Police Street Crimes Unit had
Sexual Exploitation of a Child Lands Decatur Man 22 Years in Federal Prison
Daniel A. Betty, 28, of Decatur, Ill., is sentenced to serve 22 years in federal
Marijuana tax revenue approaches $20M a month
Illinois’ recreational marijuana tax revenue is accelerating as it approaches $20 million a month. The
27 Years in Prison Sentencing for Chicago Street Gang Member
Chicago street gang’s member has been sentenced to 27 years in federal prison for engaging
EXPO Chicago: 2020 Fall Programming Announced
Each September, the international art fair, EXPO Chicago launches and dominates the region's cultural calendar.