The 70th Concert Season

Saturday, September 28, 2019  7:00 PM

M.M. Weeg Cultural Centre IVCC

Jennie Judd - soprano soloist

Showtime! A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch upon the 75th Anniversary of his birth

Music of Leonard Bernstein, West Side Story and Candide; Marvin Hamlisch, A Chorus Line; Richard Rodgers, Carousel Waltz, Jerome Kern, Show Boat; and other memorable songs from Broadway

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

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Sunday, March 8, 2020     3:00 PM

Ottawa High School Auditorium

“Far-Off Places” featuring the Winners of the IVSO Young Performers Competition

Felix Mendelssohn - Fingal’s Cave (The Hebrides) Overture
Junior Concerto Winner (TBD)
Senior Division Winner (TBD)
Arturo Marquez - Danzon No. 2
Camille Saint-Saens - Danse Bacchanale
Alexander Borodin - In the Steppes of
Central Asia
Aram Khachaturian - Gayane Ballet, Suite No. 1

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2019 Concerto winners Faustina Bystry and Abigail Meyers

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Sunday, November 03, 2019   3:00 PM

LaSalle-Peru High School Auditorium

John Hagstrom, trumpet with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

New Beginnings

Edvard Grieg - In Autumn “Im Herbst”
Concert-Overture, Op. 11
Alexander Arutiunian - Trumpet Concerto in A-flat 
Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 (From the New World)

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Saturday, May 02, 2020      7:00 PM

M.M.Weeg Cultural Center IVCC

Rachel Barton Pine - Violin Soloist

70th Anniversary Celebration Concert, featuring Rachel Barton Pine, Violinist

Paul Dukas - Fanfare from La Peri 
Claude Debussy - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Aaron Copland - The Tender Land
Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 1
Peter Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35

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Saturday, December 14, 2019; 4:00 PM

Sunday, December 15, 2019    3:00 PM

LaSalle-Peru High School Auditorium

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker Ballet

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