We are excited to partner with the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) to offer free tickets to their 2019–2020 season performances. Adult library cardholders can check out one concert pass redeemable for two tickets at the IPO box office. Simply stop by our Information Desk starting two weeks prior to each performance date to pick up a concert pass. Passes are first come, first served, while supplies last.

IPO Performance Schedule:

Rhapsody in Blue
October 19, 5:30 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor; Xiayin Wang, Piano
Passes available beginning October 4.

Stilian Kirov Conducts Mahler
November 16,  7:30 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor; Emily Birsan, Soprano
Passes available beginning November 2.

Home for the Holidays
December 21, 3 p.m.
Guest Conductor
Passes available beginning December 7.

All Tchaikovsky
February 8, 7:30 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor; William Hagen, Violin
Passes available beginning January 25.

Beethoven @ 250
March 14, 7:30 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor; Boris Allakhverdyan, Clarinet
Passes available beginning February 29.

Firebird
April 18, 7:30 p.m.
Lidiya Yankovskaya, Conductor
Passes available beginning April 4.

Beethoven & Sibelius
May 16, 7:30 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor
Passes available beginning May 2.

Please note: Only two concert passes can be redeemed per library card for the entire IPO season. This program is not limited to Fountaindale Public Library cardholders. Adult cardholders from any library may redeem concert passes at Fountaindale. Passes are first come, first served and cannot be placed on hold.