Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra to require proof of vaccination for concertgoers and staff

August 31, 2021 - 22:38

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra announced Tuesday it will be requiring proof of vaccination for entry into all its upcoming indoor concerts and events.

The decision comes on the heels of the dramatic surge in COVID-19 cases as the Delta variant spreads throughout the United States. The vaccination policy will be in full effect beginning with the "Classical Evolve" composer competition event on Sept. 22.

IPO board welcomes member Nichole Patton

July 12, 2021 - 21:18

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra Board of Directors is welcoming Nichole C. Patton as its newest member.

“It is truly an honor to become a member of the IPO Board of Directors," Patton said. "I was first introduced to IPO years ago through friends whose children participated in the youth program as violinists. I have always had a love for the arts and classical music and was overjoyed to learn that we had such a gem in the Southland.

IPO quartet featured on WFMT Thursday

September 30, 2020 - 13:43

An Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra quartet performance will be broadcast and live streamed at noon on Thursday, Oct. 1, on WFMT radio, 98.7 FM.

The “Music in Chicago” series will feature a concert IPO members gave Aug. 5 at Olympia Fields Country Club when they performed Will Grant Still’s “Lyric Quartette.” Featured musicians are Azusa Tashiro and Elizabeth Huffman on violin, Amanda Grimm on viola and Jake Hanegan on cello.

Guest performers join Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra for 42nd season

August 16, 2019 - 21:20
The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra’s 42nd season will feature performances by special guest musicians. The season is set with seven concerts, with the orchestra under the direction of maestro Stilian Kirov. The season opens at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 19 with a "Rhapsody in Blue" program of American composers featuring pianist Xiayin Wang. 


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