2019-20 Salon Series

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Photo by Elliot Mandel

Photo by Elliot Mandel

 
 

Prana Duo
Friday, November 8, 2019

7:00pm reception
8:00pm performance

Lyon Leifer, flute and Tija Mujais, harp

The Prāna Duo present a program of contrasting, original and transcribed works. The focus is on romantic and impressionist repertoire of French composers. Along with this, a sprinkle of modernism will enter into the mix as the artists both and entertain and inform us with spoken introductions to the repertoire and to their instruments.

Lyon Leifer, flute

Lyon Leifer, flute

Tija Danilovics, harp

Tija Danilovics, harp

 

Gorton Community Center
400 East Illinois Rd.
Lake Forest, IL 60045

 

Lake Forest Symphony Holiday Brass
Friday, december 20, 2019

7:00pm reception
8:00pm performance

Featuring members of the Lake Forest Symphony brass section

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Come join fellow Lake Foresters in what is sure to become a holiday tradition!  Sip hot cocoa by the fire while members of the Lake Forest Symphony Brass play arrangements of your favorite carols and other holiday classics.  This mix of old and new songs is guaranteed to warm even the Grinch-iest of hearts. Holiday sweaters encouraged.

 

Gorton Community Center
400 East Illinois Rd.
Lake Forest, IL 60045

 

Metropolis Quartet
Friday, January 24, 2020

7:00pm reception
8:00pm performance

Deb Stevenson, oboe; Thomas Yang, violin; Steven Houser, cello; George Radosavljevic, piano

Deb Stevenson,  oboe ; Thomas Yang,  violin ;   Steven Houser,  cello ; George Radosavljevic,  piano

Deb Stevenson, oboe; Thomas Yang, violin; Steven Houser, cello; George Radosavljevic, piano

French Impressionism meets Baroque! Enjoy the color and style changes that Bach, Haydn, Debussy, Poulenc and Martinu achieved in their works written for various combinations of oboe, violin, cello and piano. This performance will begin by exploring two baroque masters - JS Bach’s Concerto for Oboe and Violin and Haydn’s Trio for violin, cello and piano. The second half of the program heads to the world of French Impressionism with a solo piano work by Debussy and Poulenc’s amazing Sonata for Oboe and Piano. The program will culminate with Martinu’s Quartet for oboe, violin, cello and piano.

 

gorton community center
400 East Illinois Rd.
Lake Forest, IL 60045

 

Lake Forest Symphony Cello Ensemble
Friday, April 17, 2020

7:00pm reception
8:00pm performance

Lake Forest Symphony Cello Section

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The Lake Forest Symphony's esteemed cello section will present a program of cello ensemble music from Z to A! They will begin with movements from a Suite for two cellos by Mexican-born and Juilliard professor Samuel Zyman, building a crescendo to cello trios, quartets, to a full-blown cello orchestra of eight! They will perform the gorgeous arrangement of the Albinoi Adagio  for cello quartet and surprises from Piazolla and others. Come join them for an evening chocolates and wine and immerse yourself in the rich and warm sound sound of the fantastic cello section of the Lake Forest Symphony

 

Gorton community center
400 East Illinois Rd.
Lake Forest, IL 60045