Maestro Stilian Kirov of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra conducts Homewood-Flossmoor music students during a session Nov. 16. (Photos by Mary Compton/H-F Chronicle)
It was a wave of his hand, a lean in for emphasis, verbal cues and repeated “bravos” when Stilian Kirov, the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra maestro, spent time with Homewood-Flossmoor High School Viking Orchestra.
Tara Thrall, Bradley Coen and Danielle Johnson play during a session with IPO's Stilian Kirov in November . . .