2019-2020 Season

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2019 Concerto Competition

Sunday, November 3, 2019, 2-5 PM

Applications due 10/27/2019

The Symphony of Oak Park & River Forest’s Solo Competition is open to all musicians who have yet to complete their senior year of high school and whose primary residence is within 10 miles of Oak Park/River Forest.

 

The winner receives $500 and performs with us at our Sunday, December 1, 2019, 4 PM concert at Concordia University.

Click on this link to view and download the application form: Concerto Competition Application 11.3.2019

Email TheSymphonyOPRF@gmail.com or call 708.218.2648 with questions.


Concerts


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The Vision Begins (October 6, 2019)

RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2, John Bitoy III, piano

RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2

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October 6, 2019 at 4:00 pm (Preconcert conversation at 3:00 pm)

Concordia University Chapel: 1124 Bonnie Brae Place, River Forest, IL 60305

Please bring donations for Beyond Hunger – formerly known as OPRF Food Pantry.


Romantic Vision (December 1, 2019)

RHEINBERGER Organ Concerto No. 2, Melody Turner, organ

Concerto Competition Winner, TBA

BRUCKNER Symphony No. 3

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December 1, 2019 at 4:00 pm (Preconcert conversation at 3:00 pm)

Concordia University Chapel: 1124 Bonnie Brae Place, River Forest, IL 60305

Please bring donations for P.I.N.G.


Prism (March 1, 2020)

MOZART Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola, and Orchestra in E-flat major

John Gerson, violin, Uli Widmaier, viola

TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 Pathétique

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March 1, 2020 at 4:00 pm (Preconcert conversation at 3:00 pm)

Concordia University Chapel: 1124 Bonnie Brae Place, River Forest, IL 60305

Please bring donations for the Animal Care League.


Musical Visionaries – SYMPHONY CENTER CONCERT

April 20, 2020

 

WAGNER Excerpts from Lohengrin

BERLIOZ Te Deum

Choirs of Concordia University:

Kapella and Männerchor, Charles P. Brown, director

Laudate, Maurice Boyer, director

Tower Chorale, Patrick Godon, Director

City Voices, Pro Musica Youth Chorus, and

Symphony of Oak Park & River Forest Chorus, William Chin, director

Tickets available after 2/20/2020 from the CSO Box Office (312) 294-3000 or from your favorite chorus or orchestra member

Monday, April 20, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Symphony Center: 220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60604


Double Vision (May 31, 2020)

BRAHMS Double Concerto for Violin and Cello,

Stephanie Jeong, violin, Katinka Kleijn, cello

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade

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May 31, 2020 at 4:00 pm (Preconcert conversation at 3:00 pm)

Concordia University Chapel: 1124 Bonnie Brae Place, River Forest, IL 60305

Please bring donations for Infant Welfare Society.


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