American Music Festivals

Concerts of the 2014-2015 25th Aniversary Season

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Sunday, June 22, at 4PM
Anderson Auditorium - Swedish Covenant Hospital
2751 W. Winona Ave., Chicago, IL 60625

Featuring music of Swedish and Women composers, celebrating the upcoming opening of Swedish Covenant Hospitals' Women Center

Johan Helmich Roman Overture in G minor
Queen Liliuokalani He Mele Lahui Hawaii
Clara Schumann Prelude and Fugue No. 16
Johan Svendsen Two Swedish Folk Melodies
Howard Hanson Rhythmic Variations on Two Ancient Hymns
Fanny Mendelssohn Pastoralle
Dag Wiren Serenade for Strings
Leroy Anderson Balladette and Arietta

Free Admission

Swedish Covenant Hospital

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LCO 75th Gala

Sunday, September 28, at 3PM
Lincolnwood Community Center
4170 W. Morse, Lincolnwood, IL 60712

Arthur HonnegerPastoral d'ete
Manuel Ponce
    Philip Simmons, guitar
Concierto Del Sur
Vincent D'IndyKaradek

Free Admission!

Lincolnwood Recreation

"Home for the Holidays"
Sunday, November 23, 3PM
Lincolnwood Town Center
3333 W. Touhy, Lincolnwood, IL 60712

Music of Thanksgiving and our American heritage

Free admission!

International Classical and Sevdah Music
The Legacy of Dr. Himzo Polovina


Tuesday, November 25, 7:30 PM
Copernicus Center Annex
5216 W. Lawrence, Chicago, IL 60630

Anton Rubinstein Der Asra
Camille Saint-Saens Prelude from "Le Deluge"
Edward Elgar Elegy
Franciscus Bossinensis/Simmons Ricercare
Dragan Suplevski Capriccio No. 1
Traditional Sevdah Songs
   (arranged Ilya Levinson)
Samir Hadzalic

Samir Hadzalic, vocalist

Copernicus Center

Saturday, March 7, 2pm
Lincolnwood Public Library
4000 W. Pratt
Lincolnwood, IL 60712

Highlights from Beauty and the Beast Alan Menken arr. Custer
Romance for String Orchestra Jean Sibelius
Love Dream after the Ball Alphons Czibulka
Lara's Theme (Dr. Zhivago) Maurice Jarre arr. Issac
More (Mondo Cane) Riz Ortolani arr. Hayman
Grosse Fugue op. 133 Ludwig van Beethoven

Free admission!

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Loeber Motors

Friday, April 10, 7:00 PM

Chinese classical, traditional, and popular music
with Yellow River Performing Arts
Janice Yang, Artistic Director
and vocalist Suzan Guterres

Drury Lane Oakbrook Ballroom
100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181

Hong Kong Club Gala Event

Philip Simmons, conductor, and Guang Long Li, erhu soloist

Orchestral Program

Chinese Folk Songs Zhou Long
Two Springs Reflecting the Moon Abing
Fine Medley of China
Music of Victor Herbert, Peter Tchaikovsky, and Johann Strauss Sr.
Ilya Levinson

Composer Ilya Levinson

Sunday, June 7, 2015, 2:00 PM

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL, 60077

Passacaglia und Fuge über "Kol Nidre" Siegfried Würzburger
If the pictures could talk... Ilya Levinson
Studie for Strings Pavel Haas
Chamber Symphony, op 110a Dmitri Shostakovich

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Admission (museum and concert) $20, $15 for museum members

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This concert accompanies the Museum's photographic exhibit:
"Through Soviet Jewish Eyes"

Sunday, July 26, 2015 1:00 PM

Lincolnwood Fest Main Stage
Proesel Park
6900 N. Lincoln, Lincolnwood, IL 60712

Igolnikov Albert
Overture and Capriccioso (World Premiere) Thomas Stevens
Indian Summer: An American Idyll Victor Herbert
To a Wild Rose Edward MacDowell
The Last Rose of Summer from "Martha" Friedrich von Flotow
Music to a "Midsummer Night's Dream" Henry Purcell
"Summer" from Four Seasons
Albert Igolnikov, violin
Antonio Vivaldi

Free admission!