Eastern Symphony Orchestra to Hold Fall Concert | Arts and theater
CHARLESTON – The Eastern Symphony Orchestra opens its 2021-22 season with its fall concert on Sunday, October 10 at 4 p.m. in the Dvorak Concert Hall at Doudna Fine Arts Center on the Eastern Illinois University campus.
The concert program ranges from classical to romantic and showcases the talents of two of EIU’s distinguished music teachers; Ji-Myung Kim, violin, and Victor Cayres, piano – playing Mendelssohn’s first romantic masterpiece, Double Concerto for violin, piano and orchestra.
The winner of the Concerto / Aria EIU 2021 Competition, Isaac Navarro, flute, is also presented. Navarro will perform the Virtuoso Variations by Francis Borne on themes from the opera Carmen by Bizet.
The program includes Beethoven’s Symphony No.1 – the first in his series of masterpieces, this work revealing the composer’s unique gift for surprise and drama, and the first clues of revolutionary things to come.
David Commanday, Director of ESO, will also lead graduate assistants Cameron Craig and Minsoo Kim.
For tickets, call the Doudna Fine Arts Center box office at 217-581-3110. The ticket office is open Tuesday to Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and one hour before each paid event. You can also visit www.doudnatix.com to purchase and print tickets at home.
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