Tickets & Events - Past

DuPage Children's Museum
Naperville, Illinois
Saturday, 5 March 2016 - 11:15 AM
Join select DSO musicians for a short recital and instrument demonstration, specifically designed for children and their families. This is a drop-in program that includes two 30-minute presentations starting at 10:30 AM and 11:15 AM. Admission to the performance is FREE with paid admission to the museum.
Presenters: DSO Woodwind Quintet; DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
DuPage Children's Museum
Naperville, Illinois
Saturday, 5 March 2016 - 10:30 AM
Join select DSO musicians for a short recital and instrument demonstration, specifically designed for children and their families. This is a drop-in program that includes two 30-minute presentations starting at 10:30 AM and 11:15 AM. Admission to the performance is FREE with paid admission to the museum.
Presenters: DSO Woodwind Quintet; DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Saturday, 13 February 2016 - 8:00 PM
In conjunction with the North Central College Office of International Programs' continuing study of Globalization, the "electrifying" young cellist Jay Campbell presents Ballad, Dance, and Fantasy by acclaimed Chinese-American composer Chen Yi. The program also features one of the greatest masterpieces of the 20th century: the Suite from Stravinsky's The Firebird, which catapulted the previously unknown composer to international fame. Berlioz’s exuberant Roman Carnival Overture opens the concert with a bang!
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Berlioz: Overture to Roman Carnival
Chen Yi: Ballade, Dance, and Fantasy
Artist: Jay Campbell (Cello)
Stravinsky: Firebird Suite (1919)
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Thursday, 11 February 2016 - 7:30 PM
Join the DSO for a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the dress rehearsal for our Saturday, February 13, 2016 "Global Connections" concert. 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.

After you've had refreshments check out the string instrument petting zoo provided by our sponsor, StringWorks, Inc. If you've ever wanted to try your hand at playing a violin, viola, cello, or bass, now is your chance!

Brownies and other treats provided by My Chef Catering. Please register in advance through the "tickets" button on this event or by emailing your name, contact information, and number of adults and students attending to brownies@dupagesymhony.org Children and students under 18 FREE. Adults: $5 suggested donation
Sponsor: My Chef Catering & StringWorks
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Naperville Public Library - 95th Street Library
Naperville, Illinois
Friday, 5 February 2016 - 7:00 PM
Join our Brass Quintet for a fun, FREE, family-friendly performance at the 95th Street Library! A short, informal performance is followed by a question-and-answer session.
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
First United Methodist Church
Lombard, Illinois
Sunday, 24 January 2016 - 3:00 PM
Chamber Ensembles drawn from the DSO present a special “Kaleidoscope” program, including movements from Johannes Brahms’ Horn Trio in E-flat Major, Prokofiev’s Overture on Hebrew Themes, plus chamber works by more recent composers, Jean Berger, Kyle Lane, and Madeline Dring – all of whom wrote in a melodious, appealing style!
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Berger: Partita for Woodwind Quintet
Dring: Trio for Flute, Oboe and Piano
Lane: Sonata for Brass Quintet
Brahms: Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano in E flat major, Op. 40
Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes for Clarinet, String Quartet and Piano in C minor, Op. 34
DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Naperville, Illinois
Thursday, 31 December 2015 - 11:00 PM
DSO Chamber Concerts
DuPage Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Barbara Schubert Announce the DSO's "Duet" Chamber Concert Series Package!
Just in time for the Holiday....The gift you are looking for! Perfect for that Classical Music Lover....Or just right for you!
Package Prices: $25 adults / $20 seniors (65+) / $15 students (1 ticket to each concert listed below) Subscribe to the DSO Chamber Music Duet Series by December 31, 2015. "Duet" Chamber Series Packages are available online only.

•DSO Chamber Showcase Concert
Sunday, January 24, 2016 – 3PM
First United Methodist Church, 155 S. Main Street, Lombard, IL

A showcase of chamber music performances by trio, quartet, and quintets from the DuPage Symphony Orchestra, with repertoire ranging from Brahms to Prokofiev – and more! A free reception with the musicians and DSO Music Director Barbara Schubert follows.

•DSO Chamber Orchestra Concert
Sunday, April 24, 2016 – 3PM
Gary United Methodist Church, 224 N. Main Street, Wheaton, IL

A chamber orchestra drawn from the larger DSO presents an afternoon of chamber gems, with music of Mozart, Haydn, and some of their lesser-known contemporaries. A free reception with the musicians and DSO Music Director Barbara Schubert follows. Sponsored by Savant Capital Management.

You are purchasing a Chamber Concert Series Package and your ticket will be good for each concert listed above. Single tickets may be purchased individually through our website. "Duet" Chamber Concert Series special pricing is only available through December 31, 2015.
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Sunday, 13 December 2015 - 4:00 PM
Fresh and engaging symphonic arranagements of all of your favorite holiday tunes. Fun for the whole family! Once again, be on the lookout for a special seasonal visitor.

DSO's Holiday Concerts at Wentz Concert Hall this Sunday, December 13 at 2:00 & 4:00 PM are a sell out! Due to the popularity of these programs, choral loft seating will be available for a $10 suggested donation per person. Stop by the DSO patron table in the lobby of Wentz Hall up to 30 minutes before each program to receive tickets. Seating is limited, so they will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Sunday, 13 December 2015 - 2:00 PM
Fresh and engaging symphonic arranagements of all of your favorite holiday tunes. Fun for the whole family! Once again, be on the lookout for a special seasonal visitor.

DSO's Holiday Concerts at Wentz Concert Hall this Sunday, December 13 at 2:00 & 4:00 PM are a sell out! Due to the popularity of these programs, choral loft seating will be available for a $10 suggested donation per person. Stop by the DSO patron table in the lobby of Wentz Hall up to 30 minutes before each program to receive tickets. Seating is limited, so they will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
DuPage Children's Museum
Naperville, Illinois
Saturday, 5 December 2015 - 11:15 AM
Join select DSO musicians for a short recital and instrument demonstration, specifically designed for children and their families. This is a drop-in program that includes two 30-minute presentations starting at 10:30 AM and 11:15 AM. Admission to the performance is FREE with paid admission to the museum.
Presenters: DSO Brass Quintet; DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
DuPage Children's Museum
Naperville, Illinois
Saturday, 5 December 2015 - 10:30 AM
Join select DSO musicians for a short recital and instrument demonstration, specifically designed for children and their families. This is a drop-in program that includes two 30-minute presentations starting at 10:30 AM and 11:15 AM. Admission to the performance is FREE with paid admission to the museum.
Presenters: DSO Brass Quintet; DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Sunday, 22 November 2015 - 3:00 PM
The Lysander Piano Trio - praised by The Strad as an "...incredible ensemble (with) passionate playing, articulate and imaginative ideas and wide palette of colours" - joins the DSO for Beethoven's extraordinary Triple Concerto, a tour-de-force for violin, cello, and piano soloists. Shostakovich's pivotal Symphony No. 5, Op. 47 - the "Soviet artist's creative response to justified criticism" - provides a powerful conclusion to this memorable program.
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven: Overture to Egmont, op. 84
Beethoven: Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello in C major, Op. 56 "Triple Concerto"
Artists: Liza Stepanova (Piano); Itamar Zorman (Violin); Michael Katz (Cello) (Cello); Lysander Piano Trio
Shostakovich: Symphony no 5 in D minor, Op. 47
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Saturday, 21 November 2015 - 8:00 PM
The Lysander Piano Trio - praised by The Strad as an "...incredible ensemble (with) passionate playing, articulate and imaginative ideas and wide palette of colours" - joins the DSO for Beethoven's extraordinary Triple Concerto, a tour-de-force for violin, cello, and piano soloists. Shostakovich's pivotal Symphony No. 5, Op. 47 - the "Soviet artist's creative response to justified criticism" - provides a powerful conclusion to this memorable program.
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven: Overture to Egmont, op. 84
Beethoven: Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello in C major, Op. 56 "Triple Concerto"
Artists: Liza Stepanova (Piano); Itamar Zorman (Violin); Michael Katz (Cello) (Cello); Lysander Piano Trio
Shostakovich: Symphony no 5 in D minor, Op. 47
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Friday, 20 November 2015 - 7:30 PM
Join the DSO for a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the dress rehearsal for our Saturday, November 21 and 22, 2015 "Trio and Triumph" concert. 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.

After you've had refreshments check out the string instrument petting zoo provided by our sponsor, StringWorks, Inc. If you've ever wanted to try your hand at playing a violin, viola, cello, or bass, now is your chance!

Brownies and other treats provided by My Chef Catering. Please register in advance through the "tickets" button on this event or by emailing your name, contact information, and number of adults and students attending to brownies@dupagesymhony.org Children and students under 18 FREE. Adults: $5 suggested donation
Sponsor: My Chef Catering & StringWorks
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Saturday, 31 October 2015 - 12:30 PM
A DSO first, with all of the trappings - orchestra members in costume, story-telling, some of the most famous Halloween music of all time: Night on Bald Mountain, Danse macabre, March to the Scaffold, and more! We are pleased to join forces with Alma Dance School of Wheaton - a pre-professional dance school - who will perform originally choreographed dances to several of the pieces, too. This concert is intended for the whole family as an introduction to fine arts.
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Berlioz: March to the Scaffold fr. "Symphonie Fantastique", Opus 14
Stravinsky: Infernal Dance from The Firebird
Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre
Grieg: In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Saturday, 31 October 2015 - 10:30 AM
A DSO first, with all of the trappings - orchestra members in costume, story-telling, some of the most famous Halloween music of all time: Night on Bald Mountain, Danse macabre, March to the Scaffold, and more! We are pleased to join forces with Alma Dance School of Wheaton - a pre-professional dance school - who will perform originally choreographed dances to several of the pieces, too. This concert is intended for the whole family as an introduction to fine arts.
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Berlioz: March to the Scaffold fr. "Symphonie Fantastique", Opus 14
Stravinsky: Infernal Dance from The Firebird
Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre
Grieg: In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt
Naperville Public Library - 95th Street Library
Naperville, Illinois
Friday, 23 October 2015 - 7:00 PM
Join our Percussion Duo for a fun, FREE, family-friendly performance at the 95th Street Library! A short, informal performance is followed by a question-and-answer session.
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Saturday, 10 October 2015 - 8:00 PM
2012 Young Concert Artists International winner Aleksey Semenenko, praised by the Boston Musical Intelligencer for performances replete with “verve, wit, delicatesse, and beautiful phrasing,” opens the DSO Season with Tchaikovsky's exhilarating Violin Concerto in D Major. The Russian master's enchanting Symphony No. 2 in C minor, known as the Little Russian, incorporates a variety of charming Ukrainian folk songs.

Sponsor: Savant Capital Management
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Rimsky-Korsakov: Overture on Russian Themes Op. 28
Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35
Artist: Aleksey Semenenko (Violin)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 2 in C minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian"
Wentz Concert Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Friday, 9 October 2015 - 7:30 PM
Join the DSO for a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the dress rehearsal for our Saturday, October 10, 2015 "Two Times Tchaikovsky" concert. 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.

After you've had refreshments check out the string instrument petting zoo provided by our sponsor, StringWorks, Inc. If you've ever wanted to try your hand at playing a violin, viola, cello, or bass, now is your chance!

Brownies and other treats provided by My Chef Catering. Please register in advance: 630-778-1003. Children and students under 18 FREE. Adults: $5 donation
Sponsor: StringWorks, Inc
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Ensemble: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
Grace United Methodist Church: Fellowship Hall
Naperville, Illinois
Sunday, 13 September 2015 - 2:00 PM
DSO cordially invites you to join us for Afternoon Tea and an overview of our 62nd Concert Season.

Discover the wonders of the season's concerts, events, and programs from Maestra Schubert and friends. Nibble sumptuous sweet and savory traditional tea-time treats by My Chef Catering. Enjoy the sounds of specially selected musical ensembles.

$65 per person - A portion of your ticket price supports DuPage Symphony Orchestra in Surrounding Our Community with Music.
Presenter: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
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