The Orion Ensemble, winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, concludes its 2015-16 season with “Musical Enchantments,” welcoming back guest violinist Mathias Tacke, former second violinist of the Vermeer Quartet, and violist Stephen Boe.
Performances take place Sunday, May 29 at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Geneva, 2300 South Street in Geneva, IL; Wednesday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. (with the CYSO’s Millennium Winds) at the Pianoforte Studios, 1335 S. Michigan Avenue in Chicago; and Sunday, June 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Music Institute of Chicago’s Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue in Evanston.
Single tickets are $26, $23 for seniors and $10 for students; admission is free for children 12 and younger. A four-ticket flexible subscription provides a 10 percent savings on full-priced tickets. For tickets or more information, call 630-628-9591 or visit orionensemble.org. You may also find more information here.
As part of the Placitas Artists Series – Willy Sucre & friends will be playing chamber music for strings and horns. Their program will include AMY BEACH’s String Quartet in One Movement, Op. 89, as well as works by Beethoven and Gunter Schuller.
The concert will take place on May 15 at 3 p.m. at Las Placitas Presbyterian Church, 7 Paseo De San Antonio Rd, Placitas, NM 87043. Tickets are $20 for the general public in advance or at the door. Advance tickets available at placitasarts.org, at The Merc, Homestead Village Shopping Plaza, Placitas and at Under Charlie’s Covers bookstore, 160 S. Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo. At the door $15 for students with valid ID and music students through high school free with paying adult.
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The Bangor Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Lucas Richman, will be performing a program dedicated to women entitled Masterworks VI – Celebrating Women. The program will include AMY BEACH’s monumental “Gaelic” Symphony, Op. 32 as well as Fanny Mendelssohn’s Overture in C and a world premiere paying tribute to women of the “greatest generation” by conductor/composer Lucas Richman.
The concert will take place in just over a year on May 7, 2017 at 3pm at the Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine in Orono, Maine. More information and tickets are available through the Bangor Symphony Orchestra website by clicking here.