We are excited to partner with the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) to offer free tickets to their 2021–2022 season performances. Library cardholders can check out one concert pass redeemable for two tickets (student and/or adult) at the IPO box office. Simply stop by our Information Desk to pick up a concert pass today! All performances are held in Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College, 6601 W. College Drive, Palos Heights.
Please note: IPO kindly requests that a patron household reserve a pass no more than twice per concert season. Passes are first-come, first-served, while supplies last, and cannot be placed on hold. For more information, download the IPO brochure.
IPO PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:
Copland, Ewazen & Price
Saturday, October 16, 5:30 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor, Naomi Bensdorf Frisch, Oboe & Yoshihisa Arai, Choreographer
Price: Andante Moderato from String Quartet in G major
Ewazen: Down a River of Time
Copland: Appalachian Spring
The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet
Mozart & Beethoven
Saturday, November 13, 7:30 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor, Naomi Bensdorf Frisch, Oboe, Trevor O’Riordan, Clarinet, Erin Kozakis, Bassoon & Lee Shirer, Horn
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Winds
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
Howard Blake’s The Snowman & Other Holiday Favorites
Saturday, December 11, 3 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor
Still, Bologne & Dvořák
Saturday, February 19, 7:30 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor & Rachel Barton Pine, Violin
Still: Mother and Child
Bologne: Violin Concerto in G major
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 “New World”
Ravel, Abels & Thomas
Saturday, March 12, 3 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor & Anima-Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus
Abels: Frederick’s Fables
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Thomas: Gwendolyn Brooks Settings
World Premiere Co-commission with Anima-Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus and text featuring Bronzeville Boys & Girls
Saturday, April 30, 7:30 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor, Azusa Tashiro, Violin & Jacob Hanegan, Cello
Brahms: Hungarian Dances 5 & 6, Double Concerto & Symphony No. 2
Saturday, May 14, 7:30 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor, William Wolfram, Piano & Martha Horst, Composer-In-Residence
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 75/79