The 69th Concert Season

Saturday, September 22, 2018  7:00 PM

M.M. Weeg Cultural Centre IVCC

Danko Drusko, Conductor

Ameena Maria Khawaja - mezzo soprano soloist from Los Angeles

Family Pops Concert

Music from Wicked, Pocahontas, The Little Mermaid, Frozen, and more

Our young patrons, grades K-12, are admitted free to all concerts.

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Sunday, March 10, 2019     3:00 PM

LaSalle-Peru Auditorium

Sergey Bogza, Conductor

Young Performers

Featuring the winners of the 2019 Young Performers Competition.

Johann Strauss, Jr. - Russian March Antonio Vivaldi - Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 12, No. 1, 1st movement
Dmitri Shostakovich - Waltz II from Jazz Suite No. 2, arr. Bogza
Dmitri Kabalevsky - Violin Concerto in C Major, Op. 48, 3rd movement
Jacques Offenbach - Orpheus in the Underworld Overture
Alexander Borodin - Symphony No. 2

Pre-Concert Talk at 2:15 pm

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2019 Concerto winners Faustina Bystry and Abigail Meyers

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Sunday, November 04, 2018   3:00 PM

LaSalle-Peru High School Auditorium

Chris Wild, Conductor

Jenilyn Roether, vocal soloist from
Peru, IL

Armistice at 100

Gabriel Faure - Palleas et Melisande (Sicilienne and Mort de Melisande)
Augusta Read Thomas - Plea for Peace 
Edward Elgar - Nimrod
Charles Ives - Symphony No. 2

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Saturday, May 04, 2019      7:00 PM

M.M.Weeg Cultural Center IVCC

Daniel Sommerville, Conductor

Sun Chang, Piano Soloist

Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol  
Maurice Ravel - Piano Concerto in G Major
Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5

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Jenilyn Roether, Vocalist at November 4th Concert

Jenilyn Roether, Vocalist at November 4th Concert


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Sunday, December 09, 2018    3:00 PM

Ottawa High School Auditorium

Glenn Block, Conductor

Winter Dreams

Peter I.Tchaikovsky - Symphony No 1 "Winter Daydreams"
Leroy Anderson - A Christmas Festival
Lucas Richman - Hannukah Festival Overture 
Alfred Reed - Russian Christmas Music
Holiday Sing-A-Long

Pre-Concert talk at 2:15 PM

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