Listen LIVE to a Brass Quintet from the Illinois Symphony Orchestra as they perform inspiring music written or influenced by Jewish composers and culture. The Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s FREE Around the Town Concert series allows you the opportunity to experience our acclaimed musicians in a variety of intimate settings.
ISO Around the Town Concert: Brass Quintet
Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 12:00 PM
Temple Israel | 1140 W. Governor, Springfield, IL
Saturday, March 16, 2019 | 7:00 PM
Moses Montefiore Temple | 102 Robinhood Lane, Bloomington, IL
The Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s Around the Town, Free Concert Series is supported by the following:
# Funds of the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln
+ This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and with funding from the Springfield Area Arts Council.
The Illinois Symphony Orchestra (ISO), led by acclaimed Music Director Ken Lam, is central Illinois’ largest professional orchestra serving over 30,000 community members with a budget of approximately $1.3 million. The ISO celebrates its 26th season of exciting performances with concerts in both Springfield and Bloomington/Normal including symphony orchestra, chamber orchestra, pops concerts and Concerts for Kids.
The ISO’s commitment to the community is highlighted through its award-winning Music Matters! in-school programs for students in Kindergarten – 6th grade; engaging Concerts for Kids, a favorite of students teachers and parents; and the Around the Town Free Chamber Music Series. Through these programs the ISO brings diverse repertoire and live musical experiences to audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
The ISO, founded in 1993, is the consolidation of two well-established organizations: the Springfield Symphony and the Bloomington Normal Symphony. The ISO has won numerous awards including the Illinois Council of Orchestras' awards for Meritorious Service in Outstanding Programming, Community Service, and Community Event of the Year, all in recognition of its service and commitment to the citizens of Illinois. The ISO has performed at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall during the tenure of Conductor Laureate Kenneth Kiesler and has made appearances at the Ravinia Festival, Millennium Park in Chicago and the Illinois State Fair.
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Additional information about the Illinois Symphony Orchestra is available at www.ilsymphony.org.
The ISO is partially funded by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.