Kishwaukee Symphony opens new season Oct. 11

Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra logoThe Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will open its 38th concert season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, with “The Hedgehog’s Dilemma.”

Supported in part by the Kishwaukee Symphony Associates, the performance takes place in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. KSO Music Director Linc Smelser will give a free pre-concert lecture at 6:30 p.m. in the nearby Recital Hall.

On the program are “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis,” by Ralph Vaughan Williams; the world premiere of “The Hedgehog’s Dilemma: Concerto for Violin and Cello,” by Adam Silverman, with guest soloists Elisa Barston, violin, and Amy Barston, cello; and “Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74,” by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

Tickets are available for purchase in the lobby 30 minutes before the concert begins. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors 62 and older, and $5 for children younger than 12.

For more information, call (815) 756-3728 or email contact@kishorchestra.org.

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