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February 2023 Concert

2:30 pm
Sunday, February 12, 2023

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ESO favorite Irina Muresanu returns in one of Prokofiev’s most lyrical inspirations, the Second Violin Concerto, which was composed while he was also working on his great ballet Romeo and Juliet. The program opens with Mozart’s effervescent Overture to The Marriage of Figaro and concludes with Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, whose huge orchestra and triumphant finale have led many to believe that it is the greatest of all first symphonies.

Program

Musical Insights Free Pre-Concert Preview the Friday before this concert.
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  • Mozart
  • Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
  • Prokofiev
  • Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor

    Irina Muresanu, violin

  • Mahler
  • Symphony No. 1 in D Major

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston
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Evanston Township High School Auditorium

1600 Dodge Avenue, Evanston
See map.

TICKETS

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All tickets are assigned seating.

All patrons are required to be fully vaccinated, including a booster, and are required to show proof of vaccination (read more detail) to attend our 2021-22 subscription-series concerts. For the comfort and safety of everyone, masks also continue to be required for our performances. The ESO may make changes to vaccination/masking policies depending for future events.

All tickets are general unassigned seating.

All patrons are required to be fully vaccinated, including a booster, and are required to show proof of vaccination (read more detail) to attend our 2021-22 subscription-series concerts. For the comfort and safety of everyone, masks also continue to be required for our performances. The ESO may make changes to vaccination/masking policies depending for future events.

Advance Sales

$34 Adult, $29 Seniors, $5.00 Full-Time Student

At the Door Sales

$39 Adult, $34 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.

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SERIES SUBSCRIPTION

Subscribers get first choice of the best seats in the section they desire.

Soloist

Irina Muresanu, violin

Irina Muresanu, violin

Musical Insights

Free Pre-Concert Preview Series!

February 10th, Friday, at 1:30 pm

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

Meet our soloist, Irina Muresanu, at Musical Insights. She and our Maestro Lawrence Eckerling will explore the concert program in depth.

The Merion
Friday, February 10th at 1:30 pm,
Merion's Emerald Lounge at
1611 Chicago Avenue at Davis Street, Evanston.
FREE and open to the public.
Please RSVP to 847-570-7815.

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