Enjoy the excitement of great, live music in convenient venues with a friendly atmosphere. We hope you'll join us for our 2018-19 season, our 72nd, with concerts in Hinsdale, Naperville and Wheaton. Learn more about our concert environment here.
CAPTIVATING MASTERPIECES anchor this spring concert: Ravel’s sensational Bolero and Bizet’s delightful L’arlesienne (The Girl from Arles) Suites. Arles, a town in Provence, was the setting of an 1872 play about unrequited love, and Bizet’s background music has remained popular to this day. You’ll also enjoy Bernstein’s rollicking Overture to Candide, Shostakovich’s whirlwind Festive Overture, and selections from Walton's Viola Concerto, performed by Zechariah Mo, the winner of our 2019 solo competition for young musicians.
Presented At: Hinsdale Central High School, 55th & Grant Streets, Hinsdale, Illinois 60521
THE POWER AND DRAMA of this electrifying music will move your soul. Intended for performance rather than worship, this music has been called "an opera in disguise." Verdi wrote his Requiem as a personal tribute to two countrymen he revered, composer Gioacchino Rossini and writer Alessandro Manzoni, and created an explosive masterpiece. Joining our orchestra in this performance are the West Suburban Symphony Singers chorus and Chicago vocal soloists Ann McMann, Jennifer Kosharsky, Geoffrey Agpalo, and Jeff Ray.
Presented At: Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Avenue, Naperville, Illinois 60540
Join us under the stars as we take you on a tour of the music of dance: from Kodaly's gypsy-inspired Dances of Galanta to dance tunes from Broadway musicals. In between, we'll offer you a taste of Strauss waltzes, Latin American dances, and jazz standards. And all for the price of parking: $10 per car. Bring a picnic, a lawn chair, and your dancin' shoes!
Presented At: Cantigny Park, 1s151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, Illinois 60189