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Margaret Cornils Luke
The NIU Philharmonic, under the direction of Lucia Matos, will perform its final concert of the fall semester at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building. The concert is free and open to the public, and the auditorium is accessible to all. Performing “Polonaise” from “Eugene Onegin” by...
Community School of the Arts: CSA Children's Choir
The CSA Children’s Choir performs twice this holiday season. At 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, the choir performs during the NIU Holiday Concert in the Concert Hall. The children’s choir shares the stage with the NIU choirs, the NIU Philharmonic and the DeKalb Festival Chorus. There is a fee for this concert. On Wednesday, Dec. 12,...
Katelyn Kozinski
The NIU Philharmonic, under the direction of Lucia Matos, will perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the Music Building’s Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. Winners of the School of Music Concerto Competition will be featured. Program highlights include: Soprano Moonja Jeong singing “E strano! … Sempre libera” from LaTraviata; Violinist Katelyn Kozinski playing the...
Lucia Matos
Under the direction of Lucia Matos, the NIU Philharmonic will perform its final concert of the semester at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21. On the program is Dvořák’s Ninth Symphony (New World Symphony), as well as Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto with NIU piano professor William Goldenberg as soloist, and a new composition by faculty assistant...
1970s publicity photo of Kansas
Members of the NIU Philharmonic will have a rare opportunity on Saturday, Oct. 15, to combine their orchestral talents with rock when they perform with the band Kansas at the Convocation Center. During the 8 p.m. Homecoming weekend concert, guitars, drums and violins will share the same stage for a one-of-a-kind sound, said Paul Bauer,...
Eric Johnson
Students and faculty in the NIU School of Music are joining forces with the Kaneland High School Concert Choir to present Ralph Vaughan Williams’ amazing “Dona Nobis Pacem” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19. Vaughan Williams composed the 35-minute work in 1936 after he had served in WWI and in the forming clouds of WWII....
Kansas Collegiate Symphony Tour
Rock legends Kansas will join the NIU Philharmonic for one spectacular Homecoming 2011 concert. This unforgettable Homecoming concert begins at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the NIU Convocation Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets range from $37.50 to $22.50 and can be purchased at the NIU Convocation Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets,...
1970s publicity photo of Kansas
The NIU Philharmonic will help celebrate Homecoming 2011 by performing Saturday, Oct. 15, with multi-platinum, award-winning rockers Kansas at the NIU Convocation Center. “A Night with Kansas and the NIU Orchestra” will take place shortly after the conclusion of the NIU vs. Western Michigan Homecoming football game. Kansas, who began performing with university orchestras in...
Poster for "The Old Man and the Thief"
As the finale to its current season, NIU Opera Theater, in collaboration with the NIU Philharmonic, presents Carlo Menotti’s first English opera, “The Old Maid and the Thief.” Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3, in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, located at 400 Lucinda Ave. in the NIU Music Building. “The...
Mathias Tacke
The NIU Philharmonic, under the direction of Lucia Matos, will perform its final concert of the semester at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. On the program: Carl Nielsen’s “Aladdin Suite, FS 89,” Jean Sibelius’s “Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 105” and, with NIU violin faculty member Mathias Tacke,...
Photo of musical score
The NIU Philharmonic will combine with the Concert Choir and University Chorus to present Johannes Brahms’ “Ein deutsches Requiem Op. 45” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The Philharmonic is under the direction of Lucia Matos, the Concert Choir under the direction of Eric Johnson and the University Chorus is under the...
Cheng-Hou Lee
The NIU Philharmonic, under the direction of conductor Lucia Matos, will present its first concert of the fall semester at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, located in the Music Building. Selections on the program are Felix Mendelssohn’s “Overture to Die schone Melusine, Op. 32,” Robert Schumann’s “Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op....