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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

CANCELLED Debussy and Brahms

Following the mandates issued by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker regarding the COVID-19 global pandemic, we have cancelled all concert dates through May 3, 2020, which includes Ainsworth Concerts for Youth March 17-20, Free Public Open Rehearsal April 3, Debussy & Brahms April 4-5 and Season Finale: The Planets May 2-3.  Click here for more information.

Mariachi!

The ESO is excited to collaborate with Mariachi Acero for this one of a kind performance.

March 7 at 7:30 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

Verdi, Strauss & Wagner

The Power of Fate: Verdi, Strauss & Wagner

Love, revenge, war, and reflection are all themes that come to life in this intense, heart-stopping performance.

February 8 at 7:30 pm
February 9 at 2:30 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

Free Open Rehearsal: The Power of Fate

ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT.

Friday, February 7, 2020
Doors open at 6:30 pm
Rehearsal starts at 7:15 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

Andrew Grams, conductor

Abbey Road: The Beatles with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra

Abbey Road: The Beatles

Join the ESO and Jeans ‘n Classics as they perform the best-selling Beatles album – Abbey Road

January 24 at 7:30 pm
Harris Theater for Music & Dance

January 25 at 7:30 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

Magnificent Mozart

Magnificent Mozart

The ESO’s Magnificent Mozart gives the audience a glimpse into the brilliance that was Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart.

January 10 at 7:30 pm
Prairie Center for the Arts

January 11 at 7:30 pm
January 12 at 2:30 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center

Deck the Halls Holiday Concert

Deck the Halls Holiday Concert

An Elgin Holiday Tradition! The ESO’s Deck The Halls Holiday Concert is a community sing-a-long for the entire family!

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

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

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