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[Read More…]
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The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra is returning to live performances for its 2021-22 season of seven concerts. Before the season opens, IPO will present a Sept. 22 concert of works by new composers prepared for the IPO composition competition. Three finalists will have their original score workshopped and performed live in[Read More…]
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[Read More…]
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.”[Read More…]
The League of American Orchestras has awarded a grant to the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) to strengthen its understanding of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) and to help transform organizational culture. The grant was given to 28 orchestras nationwide. The one-year grant is the second round of The Catalyst Fund,[Read More…]
Violinist William Hagen visits the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra on Saturday to perform selections from Tchaikovsky. (Press photo) You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.
Renowned pianist Xiayin Wang will perform works byAnderson and Gershwin at the IPO’s 42nd seasonopener. (Facebook photo) You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.
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. [Read More…]
Members of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra gave Homewood-Flossmoor High School orchestra members special tips as they prepare for the annual Senior Conductors Concert at 7 p.m. May 21 in the H-F Mall Auditorium. Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra violinist Brian Ostrega works with members of the H-F High School violin section in preparation[Read More…]
Maestro Stilian Kirov will conduct the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra through the 2022-23 season. Kirov, a native of Bulgaria, is a graduate of The Julliard School and has a master’s degree in conducting from the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris. Kirov joined the IPO as music director in 2017. You have reached[Read More…]