RSO Pops: Holiday Pops ::

RSO Pops: Holiday Pops Date: Saturday December 17, 2016
Time: 7:30 PM

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Celebrate the season with Rockford’s largest holiday musical celebration featuring traditional and sacred music performed by the RSO and Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center’s Mendelssohn Chorale. 

RSO Pops: Holiday Pops ::

RSO Pops: Holiday Pops Date: Sunday December 18, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM

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Celebrate the season with Rockford’s largest holiday musical celebration featuring traditional and sacred music performed by the RSO and Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center’s Mendelssohn Chorale. 

RSO Classics: The Three Violins of Rachel Barton Pine ::

RSO Classics: The Three Violins of Rachel Barton Pine Date: Saturday January 21, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM

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Featuring Rachel Barton Pine, violin, viola d’amore, electric violin.

On the Program:
Pietro Locatelli 
Violin Concerto No. 12 in D major (“The Labyrinth”)
Antonio Vivaldi 
Viola d’amore Concerto in D minor
Camille Saint-Saëns 
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Tracy Silverman 
Anthem25 for Electric Violin and Orchestra
Mozart 
Symphony No. 40 in G minor, KV 550

RSO Classics: Brahms & Schumann ::

RSO Classics: Brahms & Schumann Date: Saturday February 25, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM

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Internationally renowned violinist Ilya Kaler joins his award-winning son, cellist Daniel Kaler, for Brahms Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor. Ilya Kaler is a Gold Medal winner at three of the world’s prestigious international violin competitions: the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow (1986), the Sibelius Competition in Helsinki (1985), and the Paganini Competition in Genoa (1981).

On the Program:
Leo Weiner 
Divertimento No. 5, op. 39 (“Hungarian Impressions)
Johannes Brahms 
Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor

Ilya Kaler, violin and Daniel Kaler, cello
Robert Schumann 
Symphony No. 2 in C major

RSO: An Evening with Kristin Chenoweth ::

RSO: An Evening with Kristin Chenoweth Date: Wednesday March 01, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM

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Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth will join the RSO for an unforgettable evening under the stars of the Coronado Performing Arts Center. Known for her roles in Pushing Daisies, Glee, The West Wing, and You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, she may be most remembered by Broadway lovers everywhere for her origination of the role of Glinda the Good Witch in Wicked.

RSO Classics: Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring ::

RSO Classics: Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring Date: Saturday March 11, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM

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Multiple Grammy Award winner Howard Levy is an acknowledged master of the diatonic harmonica, innovative composer, and recording artist.

On the Program:
Lars-Erik Larsson 
Barococo
Darius Milhaud 
Kentuckiana (Divertissement on 20 Kentucky Airs)
Howard Levy 
Concerto for Diatonic Harmonica

Howard Levy, diatonic harmonica
Aaron Copland 
Appalachian Spring Suite

RSO Pops: I Hear a Symphony-Motown's Greatest Hits ::

RSO Pops: I Hear a Symphony-Motown's Greatest Hits Date: Saturday April 01, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM

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You’ll want this show to go All Night Long as you celebrate the billboard hits of Motown with the Rockford Symphony Orchestra! Featuring Broadway singers Mandy Gonzalez, Joy Lynn Jacobs, and Destan Owens performing great songs like I Heard it Through the Grapevine, ABC, Stop in the Name of Love, Respect, and much more!

RSO Classics: Strauss' Last, Mahler's First ::

RSO Classics: Strauss' Last, Mahler's First Date: Saturday April 29, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM

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Nationally acclaimed soprano Kathy Pyeatt, known for her intelligent singing and “impeccable voice”, returns to the RSO to perform Strauss’ Four Last Songs.

On the Program:
Carlos Chavez, 
Sinfonia India
Richard Strauss, 
Four Last Songs
Kathy Pyeatt, soprano
Mahler 
Symphony No. 1 in D major ("Titan")

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