The Evanston Symphony Orchestra’s 73rd season will include four subscription concerts at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall in Evanston, all conducted by Music Director Lawrence Eckerling, and featuring virtuoso soloists and choruses from the local area. All concerts are at 2:30 on Sunday afternoons.
Evanston resident and Chicago Symphony Orchestra trumpet player Tage Larsen will perform the solo part in Haydn’s Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra on March 17, 2019.
Chicago Symphony clarinetist, John Bruce Yeh will open the season on Oct. 21 in “Liquid Melancholy,” a work for clarinet and orchestra written for him by Lake Forest composer James Stephenson. This program also includes the “New World” Symphony of Antonin Dvorak.
Roosevelt University faculty member pianist Adam Neiman performs the Piano Concerto of Robert Schumann on Feb. 3, 2019, in a program which includes the First Symphony of Brahms.
The season concludes on May 12, 2019, with internationally acclaimed soprano Michelle Areyzaga, plus other vocal soloists and the North Shore Choral Society in a program which combines a celebration of the Leonard Bernstein centenary with Carl Orff’s blockbuster “Carmina Burana.”
The full schedule for the 73rd season is available at evanstonsymphony.org, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 847-864-8804.