March 27, 2017
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— The Illinois Wesleyan Symphony Orchestra (IWSO) will present a concert April 7 at Second Presbyterian Church, 404 N. Prairie St., Bloomington. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Conducted by Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Lev Ivanov, the concert will feature Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58, featuring Assistant Professor of Music Ilia Radoslavov on piano, and Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, “From the New World,” Op. 9.
This year, the IWSO was honored as a national finalist for the American Prize in Orchestral Performance, college/university division. The IWSO is comprised of students from a variety of disciplines at Illinois Wesleyan. Currently in its 32nd season, the group performs works from all musical periods and has had the opportunity to work with many esteemed soloists, including five-time Grammy Award-winning soprano and Illinois Wesleyan alumna Dawn Upshaw, and Chicago Lyric Opera baritone Roger Roloff. The group has appeared on the CBS program Sunday Morning and toured throughout the U.S.
For more information, please contact the School of Music at (309) 556-3061.
By Vi Kakares ’20