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To find out more information about a previous Elgin Symphony Orchestra concert, please click on a concert below. If you have specific questions about certain performances, please email boxoffice@elginsymphony.org.

 

Past Concerts

The Nutcracker

Local dancers and actors share the stage with seasoned professionals to create an inclusive production full of elaborate and enchanting surprises.

December 7 @ 2:00 pm
December 7 @ 7:00 pm
December 8 @ 2:00 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

Bach & Dvořák

Bach & Dvořák

Imagine a jam session with some of the greatest composers of all time, and you would get this performance of Bach, Stravinsky, and Dvorak.

November 23 at 7:30 pm
November 24 at 2:30 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

Bolero! Chabrier, Edwards & Ravel

This remarkable journey of music, culture, and fantasy will leave you with a deeper appreciation of the world around you.

November 2 at 7:30 pm
November 3 at 2:30 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

November 4 at 7:30 pm
Harris Theater for Music & Dance

Inside the Music of Ravel's Mother Goose Ballet

Inside the Music: Ravel’s Mother Goose Ballet

November 1 at 7:30 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

Join the ESO and Music Director Andrew Grams for a deeper look at Ravel’s Mother Goose Ballet with Inside The Music.

Bravo Broadway!

BRAVO BROADWAY! is an exciting and wildly popular evening of Tony-winning favorites performed by stars from the Broadway stage along with our very own Elgin Symphony Orchestra.

October 4 at 7:30 pm
Prairie Center for the Arts

October 5 at 2:30 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

Symphony at 70

Join us in celebrating our 70th ANNIVERSARY SEASON with a pre & post show party!

September 14 starting at 6:00 pm
September 15 starting at 12:30 pm
Heritage Ballroom

Liszt & Rachmaninoff

The Elgin Symphony Orchestra kicks off its 70th season with Liszt & Rachmaninoff.

September 13 at 7:30 pm
Harris Theater for Music & Dance

September 14 at 7:30 pm
September 15 at 2:30 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

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Concert for the “Common Man”

May 4, 2019 at 7:30 pm
May 5, 2019 at2:30 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

Andrew Grams, conductor
Elgin Symphony Orchestra

Mahler     Adagio from Symphony No. 10
Copland   Symphony No. 3

Free Open Rehearsal: Concert for the “Common Man”

Friday, May 3, 2019
Doors open at 6:30 pm
Rehearsal starts at 7:15 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

Andrew Grams, conductor

Online registration is required in advance.  Limit four tickets per household.  No onsite registration accepted.  Please print email confirmation to gain entry on day-of event.

Cirque Magnifique! Auction and Fundraiser

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Sunday, April 28, 2019
12:30pm to 3:00pm

The St. Charles Country Club
1250 Country Club Road, St. Charles, IL 60174

Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony

March 23, 2019 at 7:30 pm
March 24, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

Andrew Grams, conductor
Greg Flint & Steve Replogle, horns

Bach            Orchestral Suite No. 3
Telemann   Concerto for Two Horns and Two Violins
Mozart        Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter

Inside the Music™ with Andrew Grams: Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony

March 22, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

Andrew Grams and the ESO explore Mozart’s Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter,”  at this fun, informal event! For newcomers and connoisseurs alike

Guitar Serenade

March 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm
March 3, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

Teddy Abrams, conductor
Jason Vieaux, guitar

Smetana   The Moldau
Villa-Lobos   Concerto for Guitar & Small Orchestra
Corigliano   Troubadours
Tchaikovsky   Francesca da Rimini

 

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