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Naperville Community Concert Center
Naperville, Illinois
Saturday, 21 July 2018 - 7:30 PM
The DSO is planning to present our 7:30 pm concert, The Great Outdoors, as scheduled on Saturday. While current weather predications indicate a chance of showers and thunderstorms, that forecast may change. We will continue to monitor the weather and will advise of any changes here, via e-Blast and on our Facebook page. We hope to see you Saturday!

Aaron Copland’s An Outdoor Overture kicks off the DSO’s fun-filled, FREE family concert in downtown Naperville, celebrating the majesty of nature through the music of European and American composers. Smetana’s The Moldau and Johann Strauss’s On the Beautiful Blue Danube are paired with excerpts from Rodgers’ and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma, Grofé’s Grand Canyon Suite, and Copland’s Rodeo.

Community Concert Center, Naperville.
FREE Admission!
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Copland: An Outdoor Overture
Smetana: The Moldau (Vltava) from Ma Vlast
Strauss: An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314 ("On the Beautiful Blue Danube")
Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite
Rodgers: selections from Oklahoma
Copland: Hoe-Down from Rodeo
Cantigny Park
Wheaton, Illinois
Saturday, 23 June 2018 - 7:30 PM
Bask in the sounds of sunny Spain as the DuPage Symphony takes you to the Iberian Peninsula through the music of Spanish, French, and Russian composers of the 19th century. Excerpts from Bizet’s opera Carmen and Massenet’s opera Le Cid, plus short works by Albeniz, Falla, Fauré, and Granados, complement the richly colorful Capriccio Espagnol of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.

Bring a picnic, bring your friends, and enjoy a “virtual visit” to sunny Spain!

Concert is performed on the plaza outside the First Division Museum. Gates open at 6 pm. Blankets or chairs are recommended as seating is on the lawn.
Tickets: https://cantigny.org/event/dupage-symphony-orchestra/
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Bizet: Carmen Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (excerpts)
Massenet: Ballet Music from Le Cid
Fauré: Le Pas Espagnol from Dolly Suite
Falla: Danse Espagnole from La Vida Breve
Granados: Andaluza from Tres Danzas Espagnolas
Albéniz: Sevilla
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Saturday, 5 May 2018 - 8:00 PM
North Central College collaboration with a focus on Global Sustainability and Women's Chorale.



Thomas: Brio for Orchestra (Chicago Premiere)
Thomas: Brio for Orchestra (Chicago Premiere)
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Debussy: La mer
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Ensembles: DuPage Symphony Orchestra; North Central College Concert Choir
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Friday, 4 May 2018 - 7:30 PM
Join the DSO for a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the dress rehearsal for our May 5 concert Body, Earth & Spirit. Watch the orchestra at work for the first hour, then join Maestra Schubert and the DSO musicians for refreshments, furnished by My Chef Catering, Naperville, and conversation at break time.

Then check out the string instrument petting zoo provided by our sponsor, StringWorks, Inc.

Please register in advance through our website. Children and students under 18 FREE. Adults: $5 suggested donation
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Naperville Public Library - 95th Street Library
Naperville, Illinois
Friday, 20 April 2018 - 7:30 PM
Join the DSO's Double String Quartet for an evening of chamber music. This program is free and no tickets are required.
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Ensemble: DSO Double String Quartet
Gary United Methodist Church
Wheaton, Illinois
Sunday, 15 April 2018 - 3:00 PM
A chamber orchestra and smaller ensembles drawn from the larger DuPage Symphony Orchestra present a delightful afternoon performance of chamber masterpieces.

Ravel: Introduction and Allegro for Harp and Orchestra
Artist: Nichole Luchs (Harp)
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Dvorak: Serenade for Strings in E major, Op. 22
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Bloch: Concerto grosso no 1 for String Orchestra and Piano Obbligato
Artist: Kevin Wong (Piano)
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Sunday, 18 March 2018 - 3:00 PM
DSO Young Artists Auditions Winner and Respighi's resplendent symphonic poem, Roman Festivals.



Bizet: Roma Suite
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Respighi: Roman Festivals
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Saint-Saëns: Concerto for Cello no 1 in A minor, Op. 33
Artist: Manou Magdalena Chakravorty (Cello)
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 7:30 PM
Join the DSO for a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the dress rehearsal for our March 18 10 concert Celebrate Now & Then. Watch the orchestra at work for the first hour, then join Maestra Schubert and the DSO musicians for refreshments, furnished by My Chef Catering, Naperville, and conversation at break time.

Then check out the string instrument petting zoo provided by our sponsor, StringWorks, Inc.

Please register in advance through our website. Children and students under 18 FREE. Adults: $5 suggested donation
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Naperville Public Library - 95th Street Library
Naperville, Illinois
Friday, 23 February 2018 - 7:30 PM
Join DSO harpist Nichole Luchs at the 95th St. Library for an evening harp music. This program is free and no tickets are required.
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Artist: Nichole Luchs (Harp)
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Saturday, 10 February 2018 - 8:00 PM
Featuring Chicago's own acclaimed father and son duo, Stefan and Alexander Hersh.

Brahms: Tragic Overture, Op. 81
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 "Double"
Artists: Stefan Hersh (Violin); Alexander Hersh (Cello)
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Thompson: Symphony no 2 in E minor
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Friday, 9 February 2018 - 7:30 PM
Join the DSO for a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the dress rehearsal for our February 10 concert Double Rich. Watch the orchestra at work for the first hour, then join Maestra Schubert and the DSO musicians for refreshments, furnished by My Chef Catering, Naperville, and conversation at break time.

Then check out the string instrument petting zoo provided by our sponsor, StringWorks, Inc.

Please register in advance through our website. Children and students under 18 FREE. Adults: $5 suggested donation
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Sunday, 10 December 2017 - 4:00 PM
Family-friendly program featuring holiday favorites from around the world to celebrate the season. Plus, some very special visitors!

Program TBA
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Sunday, 10 December 2017 - 2:00 PM
Family-friendly program featuring holiday favorites from around the world to celebrate the season.

Program TBA
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Sunday, 19 November 2017 - 3:00 PM
Two German masters of the Early Romantic Era -
Carl Maria von Weber and Robert Schumann - are featured with acclaimed clarinetist Yoonah Kim, winner of the 2016 Concert Artist Guild Victor Elmahleh Competition.


Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Weber: Concerto for Clarinet no 2 in E flat major, J 118/Op. 74
Artist: Yoonah Kim
Schumann: Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 97 "Rhenish"
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Friday, 17 November 2017 - 7:30 PM
Join the DSO for a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the dress rehearsal for our November 19 concert Enduring Classics. Watch the orchestra at work for the first hour, then join Maestra Schubert and the DSO musicians for refreshments, furnished by My Chef Catering, Naperville, and conversation at break time.

Then check out the string instrument petting zoo provided by our sponsor, StringWorks, Inc.

Please register in advance through our website. Children and students under 18 FREE. Adults: $5 suggested donation
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Naperville Public Library - 95th Street Library
Naperville, Illinois
Friday, 10 November 2017 - 7:30 PM
Join the DSO's Woodwind Quintet at the 95th St. Library for an evening of chamber music. This program is free and no tickets are required.
Presenter: DSO Woodwind Quintet
Program TBA
Ensemble: DSO Woodwind Quinet
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Sunday, 29 October 2017 - 4:00 PM
Family concert with the Naperville Youth Symphony Orchestra. Music by Berlioz, Dukas, Tchaikovsky and John Williams - with musicians in costume!
Program TBA
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Sunday, 29 October 2017 - 2:00 PM
Family concert with the Naperville Youth Symphony Orchestra. Music by Berlioz, Dukas, Tchaikovsky and John Williams - with musicians in costume!

Program TBA
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Saturday, 14 October 2017 - 8:00 PM
Pianist Daniel Hsu is "a poet...[with] an expressive edge to his playing that charms, questions and coaxes." - Philadelphia Enquirer.

Nielsen: Helios Overture, FS 32/Op. 17
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58
Artist: Daniel Hsu (Piano)
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Nielsen: Symphony no 2 in B minor, Op. 16 "The Four Temperaments"
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Friday, 13 October 2017 - 7:30 PM
Join the DSO for a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the dress rehearsal for our October 14 concert New Beginnings. Watch the orchestra at work for the first hour, then join Maestra Schubert and the DSO musicians for refreshments, furnished by My Chef Catering, Naperville, and conversation at break time.

Then check out the string instrument petting zoo provided by our sponsor, StringWorks, Inc.

Please register in advance through our website. Children and students under 18 FREE. Adults: $5 suggested donation
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
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