Utility Menu

The Power of Fate: Verdi, Strauss & Wagner

Buy Hemmens Tickets

“Do not be afraid; our fate cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.” ― Dante Alighieri, Inferno

Music Director Andrew Grams, oboist Frank Rosenwein (an Evanston native), and the ESO will bring the drama with 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 7 at 7:30 pm
Harris Theater for Music and Dance- Chicago, IL

Click HERE to purchase tickets to the Harris Theater Performances.

February 8 at 7:30 pm
February 9 at 2:30 pm
Hemmens Cultural Center – Elgin, IL


Andrew Grams, conductor
Frank Rosenwein, oboe

Verdi     La Forza del Destino Overture
Strauss     Oboe Concerto
Wagner     Siegfried Idyll
Elgar     In the South

Hemmens Prices: Gold $85 / Red $65 / Green $35 – CLICK HERE to view the Hemmens Classics Series Seat Map
*Discount Pricing available for Groups of 10 or more! CLICK HERE for details.



Build Your Own Series and save 10% or 20% off the single ticket price by purchasing 3 or more Classics concerts or Special Events!

NOTEworthy Concert Facts

Coming soon!

Click below for an audio concert highlight

…Verdi – La Forza del Destino Overture

…Strauss – Oboe Concerto


…Wagner – Siegfried Idyll

Buy Hemmens Tickets