Results Found: 7Tuesday, January 31, 2023
ESO’s March concerts feature ‘full spectrum’ of orchestra musicGuest conductor Lee Mills challenges how orchestral music is defined (January 30, 2023, Elgin, Ill.) – Conductor Lee Mills wants to challenge the way people think about orchestral music. Mills will conduct the Elgin Symphony Orchestra on March 4 and 5 in performances of Charles Ives’ “The Unanswered Question,” Juan David Osorio’s “El Paraiso según María,” Arturo Márquez’s “Danzón No. 2,” and Dvořák’s “Cello Concerto.” The pieces, all byFriday, January 27, 2023
Tickets now on sale for Elgin Symphony Orchestra’s “The Music of Star Wars” concert on March 31Audience encouraged to dress as their favorite Star Wars character (January 26, 2023 – Elgin, Illinois) It will be an otherworldly musical experience when the Elgin Symphony Orchestra presents “The Music of Star Wars” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 31, at the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin, Ill. Audience members are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite Star Wars character for this one-night-onlyFriday, January 27, 2023
YWCA Elgin seeks 2023 Leader Luncheon Award nominees The YWCA Elgin will host its 39th Annual Leader Luncheon supported by Title sponsor, The Schrieber Group of Elgin, on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at The Seville in Streamwood. Individuals, clubs, and organizations are invited to nominate deserving women and non-binary individuals for this prestigious award! Individuals who have been nominated in past years may be re-nominated. Recipients will be awarded at the luncheon with Julie Mann, PublicThursday, January 05, 2023
Elgin Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto Feb. 4, 5 featuring pianist Albert Cano Smit (January 4, 2023 – Elgin, Illinois) Acclaimed New York-based conductor Kyle Ritenauer will direct the award-winning Elgin Symphony Orchestra in concerts at the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin, Illinois, on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023, at 2:30 p.m. A pre-concert discussion for ticket holders will take place one hour prior to the performances. The concerts willWednesday, January 04, 2023
(January 4, 2023 – Elgin, Illinois) Violinist Geneva Lewis, recipient of a 2022 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award, will perform Brahm’s Violin Concerto with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra on Jan. 7 and 8, 2023. Lewis replaces Stella Chen, who was not able to travel due to a foot injury. The concerts, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at the Hemmens Cultural Center, will also include Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8 and Canadian composer Jocelyn Morlock’s Oiseaux bleus et sauvages. AWednesday, August 17, 2022
ESO, Musicians agree to two-year contract, helping secure fiscal sustainability while enhancing community engagement (August 17, 2022 -- Elgin, Ill.) The Elgin Symphony Orchestra (ESO) and its musicians have agreed on a mutually beneficial two-year contract that lays the groundwork for sustainability and growth for the award-winning Symphony, now in its 73rd year. The agreement comes as the ESO enters its second season of new management, is actively auditioning music director candidates, and plans forFriday, March 25, 2022
Elgin Symphony Orchestra announces finalists in music director search (March 25, 2022 -- Elgin, Ill.) Eight notable music conductors have been named finalists in the music director search by the Elgin Symphony Orchestra. The two-year search process kicked off last year when Andrew Grams announced he would depart at the end of the 2020-21 season. The new music director will be announced at the conclusion of the 2022-23 season. One of the finalists was a guest conductor in the ESO’s 2021-22 season.