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RSO: Soundscapes

  • May 11, 2024 - 7:30pm
  • Doors open at 6:30pm
  • Coronado Performing Arts Center

Delight in the musical genius of composers who found inspiration in the awe-inspiring landscapes of mountains, forests, and open skies. The concert opens with Brahms's famous violin concerto, featuring the incredible violinist Simone Porter. Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara's Cantus Arcticus, a concerto for birds and orchestra, is a fascinating work that explores the sounds of nature, pairing the orchestra alongside recordings of actual birds singing. Finally, be swept away by one of the most incredible works for orchestra ever written, La Mer (The Sea) by Claude Debussy. Lose yourself in the swirling waves and shimmering depths of the sea as the orchestra brings this masterpiece to life.


Simone Porter, violin

Brahms, Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77
Rautavaara, Cantus Arcticus, Op. 61: Concerto for Birds and Orchestra
Debussy, La Mer

Single tickets on sale July 10. Subscriptions on sale now.

Ticket Prices

Single tickets range from $26-$66

$15 tickets for students 19 and up with a valid student ID

$10 tickets for youth 18 and under

Student and youth tickets are not available online. They can only be purchased in person or over the phone by calling 815.965.0049.

COVID-19 Update

In accordance with the State of Illinois, the BMO Center and Coronado Performing Arts Center will no longer require mask wearing for fans of any age for admittance to events, effective immediately. Guests who are more comfortable wearing a mask are encouraged to do so.

Certain event promoters may independently make additional requirements which could include, without limitation, mandatory facemask requirements at all times. We will advise primary ticket purchasers for each event of the health and safety protocols ultimately applicable to such event when determined, which shall, as applicable, be informed by CDC, State, City, event promoter, and/or sport governing body COVID-19 health and safety guidance and protocols. In addition to this, government mandates, venue protocols and event requirements are subject to change and changes in protocol are not grounds for a refund. Therefore, we encourage guests to check our website and official ticketing pages on prior to purchasing tickets and leading up to event day. Guests may also email or call our box office with questions regarding specific event policies at and 815-968-5222.

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Rockford, IL 61101-0476

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