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IPO opens season Saturday with concert and ballet

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra opens its 2021-22 season on Saturday, Oct. 16, with a 5:30 p.m. concert featuring works of Eric Ewazen, Florence Price and Aaron Copland.

The performance will be at Ozinga Chapel, 6601 W College Drive, at Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights.

Joining the orchestra will be members of The Joffrey Academy of Dance, the official school of the Joffrey Ballet, in a choreographed piece presented during the orchestra’s performance of “Appalachian Spring” by Copland.

“We are thrilled to welcome audiences back to the beautiful Ozinga Chapel with a concert that illustrates IPO . . .

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