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May 2022 Concert
The cello concerto of Antonín Dvořák is unsurpassed in the repertory of works for cello and orchestra and was the final composition of his stay in America; Arlen Hlusko debuts with the ESO in this passionate memorial to a lost love. Tragic love is also the hallmark of Tchaikovsky’s first masterwork, his Romeo and Juliet.
Transcend, by the Chinese-American Zhou Tian, commemorates the 150th anniversary of the completion in 1869 of the transcontinental railroad and honors the Chinese and Irish immigrants who suffered during its construction. The ESO is proud to have been a member of the consortium which commissioned Transcend.
- Zhou Tian
- Romeo and Juliet
- Cello Concerto in B Minor
Arlen Hlusko, cello
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall
50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston
All tickets are assigned seating.
All patrons are required to be fully vaccinated and may be required to show proof to attend our 2021-22 subscription-series concerts. Masking requirements will follow current CDC and local guidelines/mandates. The ESO may make changes to vaccination/masking policies depending on future events.
$34 Adult, $29 Seniors, $5.00 Full-Time Student
At the Door Sales
$39 Adult, $34 Seniors, $5.00 Full-Time Student
Children 12 and younger are admitted absolutely FREE, but must have an assigned seat.
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Arlen Hlusko, cello
Free Pre-Concert Preview Series!
Friday, May 20 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 May concert program in depth.
Friday, May 20 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 847-570-7815.
Light refreshments will be served and casual tours of newly renovated apartments will be available after the program.