Elgin Symphony Orchestra's Inside the Music with Andrew Grams: Elgar’s Enigma Variations

Inside the Music with Andrew Grams: Elgar’s Enigma Variations

Friday, March 23, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Andrew Grams and the ESO demystify the process of creating a masterwork. Dive deep into Elgar’s Enigma Variations in the first half of the event, as Andrew Grams explores what makes a great piece of music using excerpts performed by the ESO. After intermission, the orchestra plays the entire work with the audience experiencing a deeper connection to the piece.

A cash bar will be available for this and every ESO concert. No atm on site, so please plan accordingly. http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=7646

Elgin Symphony Orchestra's Brahms and Elgar Variations

Brahms and Elgar Variations

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 2:30 pm

This program features Elgar’s Cello Concerto, arguably the most exquisite concerto ever written for cello, performed by the 2016 Sphinx Competition winner, Thomas Mesa. These concerts also explore the theme and variation form in two works: Brahms’ Haydn Variations and Elgar’s Enigma Variations.

A cash bar will be available for this and every ESO concert. No atm on site, so please plan accordingly. http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=7647

Elgin Symphony Orchestra's Brahms and Elgar Variations

Brahms and Elgar Variations

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 2:30 pm

This program features Elgar’s Cello Concerto, arguably the most exquisite concerto ever written for cello, performed by the 2016 Sphinx Competition winner, Thomas Mesa. These concerts also explore the theme and variation form in two works: Brahms’ Haydn Variations and Elgar’s Enigma Variations.

A cash bar will be available for this and every ESO concert. No atm on site, so please plan accordingly. http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=7648

Elgin Symphony Orchestra's Season Finale: Bernstein and Mahler 5

Season Finale: Bernstein and Mahler 5

Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 2:30 pm

These season finale concerts hold the ESO premiere of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide Suite, part of a worldwide celebration of the 100th anniversary of his birth. The program will also feature Mahler’s Symphony No. 5, which conveys a dazzling array of emotions. The fourth movement of this symphony, Adagietto, may be the most famous of all his works.

A cash bar will be available for this and every ESO concert. No atm on site, so please plan accordingly. http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=7649

Elgin Symphony Orchestra's Season Finale: Bernstein and Mahler 5

Season Finale: Bernstein and Mahler 5

Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 2:30 pm

These season finale concerts hold the ESO premiere of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide Suite, part of a worldwide celebration of the 100th anniversary of his birth. The program will also feature Mahler’s Symphony No. 5, which conveys a dazzling array of emotions. The fourth movement of this symphony, Adagietto, may be the most famous of all his works.

A cash bar will be available for this and every ESO concert. No atm on site, so please plan accordingly. http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=7650

Daddy Daughter Dance - SOLD OUT

Bring your daughter (2yrs – 12yrs old) to a magical evening of dinner and dancing. This year we are celebrating Princess Moana. The evening will include a buffet dinner, dancing, photo, goodie bag and raffle prizes. One lucky girl will win an American Girl Doll and one lucky dad will win a golf foursome at the Highlands of Elgin. The buffet dinner will include items similar to pasta, chicken and salad. For more information please contact 311.

http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=7981