The 2016-2017 Season: Building Excitement
time in space/space in time
October 30, 2016 | 3:30 pm
If architecture is frozen music, is music liquid architecture? This unique multi-media program will explore the relationship between music and architecture. A special program with architectural influences by Robert Benson, design principal of Cannon Design.
Dukas: Fanfare from La Péri
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 “Prague”, Mvt. 1
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Pärt: Für Alina
Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Suk: Meditation on an Old Czech Hymn “St. Wenceslas”
Daugherty: Raise the Roof
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, Mvt. 4
Scotland the Brave
February 26, 2017 | 3:30pm
Take a journey with us and hear folk music with bagpipes and music inspired by
the beauty of Scotland.
Arr. Anderson: Bluebells of Scotland
Guitars Over Guns
Traditional: Scottish Folk Music
Chicalba Bagpipers and Drums
Bruch: Scottish Fantasy
Qing Hou, Violin
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 “Scottish”
1001 Arabian Nights
April 2, 2017 | 3:30pm
Experience a rare classical concert as you hear music inspired by the Middle East united with traditional folk belly dancing. Also enjoy the beautifully woven musical stories that saved Scheherazade’s life.
Ippolitov-Ivanov: Procession of the Sardar
Northside College Prep High School Orchestra
Massenet: Meditation from Thais
Sherry Hong, Violin
Tchaikovsky: Arabian Dance from The Nutcracker
Traditional: Authentic Middle Eastern Folk Music
Safire Belly Dancers of Chicago
Verdi: Triumphal March from Aida
Northside College Prep High School Choir
Who says Rome wasn’t Built in a Day?
June 3, 2017 | 7:30pm
Please note special finale concert day and time: Saturday evening at seven-thirty.
This concert comes with a side of marinara and ends with a brassy and exciting finale!
Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture
Arban: Carnival of Venice
John Hagstrom, Trumpet
Respighi: Pines of Rome