Elgin Symphony Orchestra
The Elgin Symphony Orchestra is one of the preeminent regional orchestras in the United States. Since its founding in 1950, the organization has developed a reputation for artistic excellence, innovative programming, and a deep commitment to the social advocacy and economic development of the diverse communities that it serves.
Saturday, October 2 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, October 3 at 3:00 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center, Elgin, IL
Saturday, October 16 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, October 17 at 3:00 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center, Elgin
ESO in the News
Maestro Andrew Grams gave his last performance as Music Director and Conductor of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra on August 6, 2021. With the musical selection of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 and Robert Schumann’s Symphony No. 2, Andrew poignantly found the perfect ending to his eight-season tenure in “From Darkness to Light.”
The Elgin Symphony Orchestra is excited to announce the return of concerts to the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin, the Raue Center in Crystal Lake and the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie as the Symphony reveals its 2021-22 season.
The Elgin Symphony Orchestra (ESO) welcomes Marc Thayer as Chief Executive Officer effective July 1. He will be working remotely until mid-August, when he will relocate to the Elgin area. Marc was selected following a nationwide search involving dozens of candidates.