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Get Free Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra Tickets with Your Library Card (2022–2023)

We are excited to partner with the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) to offer free tickets to their 2022–2023 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


Porgy and Bess
Saturday, October 15, 5:30 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor; Netanel Draiblate, Violin; Kimberly E. Jones, Soprano; Bill McMurray, Baritone; Chicago Community Chorus
Gershwin: Girl Crazy Overture
Stephenson: Violin Concerto
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: A Concert of Songs arr. Bennett

Mozart, Haydn & Prokofiev 
Saturday, November, 12, 7:30 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor; Oliver Herbert, Cello
Cziner (Composer-in-Residence) World Premiere
Mozart: The Impresario Overture
Haydn: Cello Concerto in C major
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1, Classical

Handel’s Messiah
Saturday, December 17, 3 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor; Kimberly E. Jones, Soprano; Annie Rosen, Mezzo-Soprano; Ryan Townsend Strand, Tenor; Bill McMurray, Baritone; Chicago Community Chorus

Iyer & Sibelius
Saturday, February 25, 7:30 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor; Inbal Segev, Cello
Cziner (Composer-in-Residence) World Premiere
Iyer: Human Archipelago, Midwest Premiere
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2

Debussy, Ravel & Thomas
Saturday, March 11, 3 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor; Lisa Tannebaum, Harp; Anima-Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus
Debussy: Children’s Corner
Debussy: Danse sacrée et danse profane
Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
Thomas: Gwendolyn Brooks Settings
World Premiere Co-commission with Anima-Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus

Soaring Strings: An Orchestral Celebration of Matthew Mantell
Saturday, April 15, 7:30 p.m. 
Stilian Kirov, Conductor; Matthew Lipman, Viola; Emily Mantell, Cello; Sonia Mantell, Cello
Montgomery: Strum
Estilo: Conflict Concerto
Bragato: Graciela y Buenos Aires
Popper: Requiem
Brahms: Symphony No. 3

Dvořák & Beach
Saturday, May 13, 7:30 p.m.
Stilian Kirov, Conductor
Cziner (Composer-in-Residence) World Premiere
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8
Beach: Symphony in E minor op. 32

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