Tag: IPO

Coping with COVID: April 14

County Commissioner Donna Miller will host a COVID-19 virtual town hall on Wednesday. Illinois Philharmonic announces cancellation of May concert. The state announces a new text service to stay up to date on COVID-19 information. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free[Read More…]

IPO presents Handel’s ‘Messiah’ on Saturday

On Saturday, Dec. 8, the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra will present Handel’s “Messiah” with four guest vocal soloists and the Elmhurst Choral Union.  The orchestra, under the director of maestro Stilian Kirov, will perform at 3 p.m. at Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College, 6601 W. College Drive in Palos Heights. Handel composed[Read More…]

‘Bach & Beers’ benefit for IPO

“Bach & Beers,” a fundraiser for the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra set for Tuesday, Sept. 25, will be held at Rabid Brewing, 17759 Bretz Dr. in Homewood. The 7 to 9 p.m. event will feature a Maestro Mashup – a head-to-head contest between a musician from the IPO and one from the[Read More…]

IPO tickets available for 2018-19 season performances

Tickets are on sale for the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra’s opening concert Oct. 20 that includes selections from American composers. This program is part of the Southland Arts, Municipalities and Business Alliance’s Made in America Festival. The orchestra will perform the overture to Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide” and George Gershwin’s “American in Paris.”  American[Read More…]

IPO honors Bulgaria as part of Nov. 18 concert lineup

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) has added a salute to Bulgaria to its lineup for the 7:30 p.m. concert on Nov. 18.  The program is at Ozinga Chapel, 6601 W. College Drive, on the campus of Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights. IPO’s new director, Stilian Kirov, is a native of Bulgaria,[Read More…]

Illinois Philharmonic premiere’s violin work April 8

Guest conductor Sean Newhouse will direct the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) for its season finale April 8 featuring Tessa Lark as guest performer for Edgar Meyer’s “Violin Concerto.” The program will begin with a 6:30 p.m. pre-concert question and answer session followed by the IPO ‘s concert at 7:30 p.m. at[Read More…]

IPO ‘Swingin’ Spring’ jazz concert March 15

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) is hosting a “Swingin’ Spring” program on Wednesday, March 15, at Ravisloe Country Club in Homewood. The 7 p.m. program will be a live jazz event led by IPO principal trumpet Matthew Lee with the IPO Brass Ensemble. This performance is part of the Southland Arts, Municipalities[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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