Cozy up this winter to the magnificent sounds of Mozart

Posted by: Beth Wakefield - January, 9th 2020 @ 10:48 am

Listen LIVE to an evening of magnificent music featuring Mozart’s masterful Sinfonia Concertante with Violinist Roy Meyer and Violist Nicholas Jeffery. Acclaimed living composer Jennifer Higdon’s energetic To The Point and Stravinsky’s rhythmically charged Dumbarton Oaks, inspired by Bach’s Brandenberg Concertos, round out this playful program.


Experience the acclaimed musicians of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra led by Music Director Ken Lam on Friday, January 24, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Illinois and Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Second Presbyterian Church in Bloomington, Illinois. Concerts at 7:30 PM. Please join us after the concert for Coda Conversations, a post-concert discussion with musicians from the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, the featured guest artists, and Music Director Ken Lam.


Order your tickets today!

Tickets may be purchased in Springfield through the UIS Ticket Office at (217) 206-6160 and in Bloomington through the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts Ticket Office at (309) 434-2777. General admission is $20. Student tickets available for $6 (Age 6-21) with valid Student ID. Senior discounts and group discounts are also available. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone, through the ticket office, or at the door the night of the performance.


Magnificent Mozart is sponsored by season sponsor The Landmark Automotive Group, series sponsor Debra & Daniel Brownstone, M.D., concert sponsor A Circle of Springfield Physicians, and guest artist sponsor F. Lucille Foster.

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 27th 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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The ISO is partially funded by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.