The 2016-2017 Season: Building Excitement 

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Tickets for each concert will be made available online in the weeks prior to the concert. 
Tickets are also available at the box office on the day of the concert. 
Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted at the box office. 


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”


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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

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade


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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

Puccini: Chrysanthemums

Respighi: Pines of Rome