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CONCERTS

The Joliet Symphony Orchestra performs works for small and large orchestra alike in the intimate

Sexton Auditorium on the University of St. Francis campus in Joliet, Illinois.

"NOTEWORTHY" (FREE PRE-CONCERT CHATS)

Join our conductor for a lively and engaging discussion of the music to be performed on our concerts.

These informal chats begin 45 minutes before each concert (6:15 p.m. on Saturdays and 3:15 p.m. on Sundays) and you are encouraged and welcome to engage in dialogue with the conductor. 
 

Franz Schubert
Giuseppe Verdi
Gabriel Faure
Ludwig van Beethoven
Felix Mendelssohn
Claude Debussy
Robert Schumann
Johannes Brahms
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2023 - 2024 SEASON

 

CONCERT #1: RENEWAL

Saturday, October 7 @ 7:00 p.m.

Moser Performing Arts Center: Sexton Auditorium
 

Sunday, October 8 @ 4:00 p.m.

Moser Performing Arts Center: Sexton Auditorium

A FREE pre-concert chat with the conductor and special guests will occur 45 minutes prior to each performance!

Giuseppe VERDI
La Forza del Destino Overture

Antonin DVORAK
Suite in A Major, Op. 98b “American”  

 

Modest MUSSORGSKY
Night on Bald Mountain 

 

Felix MENDELSSOHN
Symphony No. 5 in D Major, Op. 107 “Reformation”    

 


 

CONCERT #2: REVITALIZE

Saturday, December 9 @ 7:00 p.m.

Moser Performing Arts Center: Sexton Auditorium

Sunday, December 10 @ 4:00 p.m.

Moser Performing Arts Center: Sexton Auditorium

 

A FREE pre-concert chat with the conductor and special guests will occur 45 minutes prior to each performance!

 

Edward ELGAR
Froissart Overture, opus 19

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART

Concerto No. 3 in E-flat Major for French horn & Orchestra, K. 447

Emily WHITTAKER, soloist

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 6 in F Major, opus 68 "Pastoral"

FAMILY CONCERT & INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO

Saturday, January 20 @ 11:00 a.m.

Moser Performing Arts Center: Sexton Auditorium

FREE ADMISSION BUT TICKETS ARE REQUIRED!

CONCERT #3: REMEMBER

Saturday, February 24 @ 7:00 p.m.

Moser Performing Arts Center: Sexton Auditorium

Sunday, February 25 @ 4:00 p.m.

Moser Performing Arts Center: Sexton Auditorium 

 

A FREE pre-concert chat with the conductor and special guests will occur 45 minutes prior to each performance!

 

Aaron COPLAND

An Outdoor Overture   

 

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Andante moderato

 

Leonard BERNSTEIN

West Side Story

 

John Knowles PAINE

Symphony No. 1 in c minor, opus 23

CONCERT #4: REJOICE!

Saturday, April 20 @ 7:00 p.m.

Moser Performing Arts Center: Sexton Auditorium

Sunday, April 21 @ 4:00 p.m.

Moser Performing Arts Center: Sexton Auditorium             

 

A FREE pre-concert chat with the conductor and special guests will occur 45 minutes prior to each performance!

Ferdinand HEROLD

Zampa Overture   

Johann Nepomuk HUMMEL

Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major

Gilmar CAVALCANTE, soloist

 

Antonin DVORAK

Symphony No. 8 in G Major, opus 88           

 

 

 

               

SEXTON AUDITORIUM

Unless otherwise indicated, our performances take place in the intimacy of the 250-seat Sexton Auditorium which is located on the University of St. Francis campus in the Harold & Margaret Moser Performing Arts Center.

Harold & Margaret Moser Performing Arts Center
Sexton Auditorium
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