KSO’s spring concert to feature NIU Steel Band

Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra logoThe Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents its spring concert, “Shostakovich and Steel,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building.

At its 37th season finale, the KSO will perform “Festive Overture in A Major, Op. 96,” and “Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93,” by Dmitri Shostakovich, and selections featuring the NIU Steel Band, including “Tico Tico,” “Pan in A Minor,” “Flight of the Bumblebee” and “Moto Perpetuo.”

Music Director Linc Smelser will present a free pre-concert lecture at 6:30 pm in Room 173. This performance is supported in part by the Ideal Industries Foundation with a generous gift from Jean Juday.

Tickets can be purchased at the door the night of the concert. All seats are general admission (no reserved seating). Individual ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors 62 and older, $10 for students and $5 for children younger than 12. For more information, call (815) 756-3728 or email contact@kishorchestra.org.

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