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Chamber Music Benefit

Chamber Music Benefit

June 28, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.

Three quintets of ESO principal players highlight this very special benefit concert. Featuring a woodwind quintet, a brass quintet, and Schubert’s beautiful “Trout” Quintet in which ESO string principals are joined by Music Director Lawrence Eckerling on piano.

Nichols Concert Hall at MIC

Come to Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave in Evanston on June 28 at 3:00 PM for a very special ­chamber music concert to benefit the ESO. All of the players are ­principals and they are donating their time to assist the Orchestra. Tickets are just $25 and include the concert plus a reception with refreshments following the music when you can meet the musicians. And parking is free because it’s Sunday!

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Program

 

  • Dukas
  • Fanfare to La Peri
  • Gabrieli
  • Canzon per sonare no. 2
  • Pollack
  • “That’s A Plenty”

    Don Cagen, Charles Roberts, Robert Holland, Emily Carter, and Michael Papierniak

  • Gershwin
  • Medley from Porgy and Bess

    James Donohue, Richard von Holst, Ralph Wilder, Phoebe ­Peterson and Ryan ­Sedgwick

  • Schubert
  • “Trout” Quintet

    Music Director/pianist Lawrence Eckerling with Julie Fischer, Terry Parisoli, Rhea Davis, and Anna Helfman

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston
See map.

Nichols Concert Hall
Music Institute of Chicago

1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston

TICKETS

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All tickets are assigned seating.

Advance Sales

$32 Adult, $27 Seniors, $5.00 Full-Time Student

At the Door Sales

$37 Adult, $32 Seniors, $5.00 Full-Time Student

Children Free

Children 12 and younger are admitted absolutely FREE, but must have an assigned seat.
Please call 847.864.8804 or email tickets@evanstonsymphony.org for all orders with children’s tickets.

General Admission.

$25 per person
 

Preferred Seating.

$40 per person

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Brass: Don Cagen, Charles Roberts, Robert Holland, Emily Carter, and Michael Papierniak

Woodwinds: James Donohue, Richard von Holst, Ralph Wilder, Phoebe ­Peterson and Ryan ­Sedgwick

Strings and Piano: Music Director/pianist Lawrence Eckerling with Julie Fischer, Terry Parisoli, Rhea Davis, and Anna Helfman

Musical Insights

Free Pre-Concert Preview Series!

Friday, at 1:30 pm

Enhance your concert experience with a sneak preview — Composers come alive and their passions take center stage when ESO General Manager David Ellis and ESO Maestro Lawrence Eckerling take you on an insider’s tour of the history and highlights behind the music.

Maestro Lawrence Eckerling and David Ellis will explore the concert program in depth.

The Merion
Friday, at 1:30 pm,
The Merion Crystal Ballroom at
1611 Chicago Avenue at Davis Street, Evanston.
FREE and open to the public.
Please RSVP to 847-562-5318

Light refreshments will be served and casual tours of newly renovated apartments will be available after the program.

Videos

The Evanston Symphony Orchestra is proud to provide videos to educate you about the pieces we perform and, at times, the soloists who will be performing. The video(s) below are examples only and do not represent performances by the Evanston Symphony Orchestra unless noted.

Gabrieli
Canzon per sonare no. 2

 

Pollack
“That’s A Plenty”

 

Gershwin
Medley from Porgy and Bess

 

Schubert
“Trout” Quintet