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    Saturday, May 18
    "Modern and Melodious"

    Acclaimed trumpeter Mary Elizabeth Bowden in Grace Williams’ Trumpet Concerto of 1963, plus Bernstein’s lively Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and more.

    Elizabeth Bowden

    Sunday, February 11
    of the Rus'"

    Flutist Adam W. Sadberry – one of the Washington Post’s 23 for ’23 Artists to Watch – in Khachaturian’s virtuosic Concerto, originally for violin, along with Tchaikovsky’s magnificent Symphony No. 3, known as the Polish.

    Adam Sadberry

    Sunday, March 17
    "Springtime Celebrations"

    The DSO’s 2024 Young Artists Auditions Winner, Henry Auxenfans, plus Rimsky-Korsakov’s Russian Easter Overture, Strauss’ Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, and Herbert’s Irish Rhapsody to celebrate the cultural holidays of spring.
    Henry Auxenfans

    Saturday, October 14
    "Echoes of the
    English Soul"

    Concert Artists Guild and Sphinx Competition Winner Gabriel Martins in Elgar’s deeply moving Cello Concerto, plus Vaughan Williams’ tuneful Overture to The Wasps and his powerful Symphony No. 9 in E minor.

    Gabriel Martins

    Saturday, November 18
    "Magic of the Magyars"

    Rich Hungarian flavors: Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 1, Kodaly’s Háry János Suite, Weber’s Andante e Rondo ungarese with acclaimed bassoon soloist Eleni Katz, along with Liszt’s stirring tone poem Les préludes.

    Eleni Katz

    Sunday, December 17
    "Holly Jolly Harmonies"

    Holiday creations by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel Barber, and Ottorino Respighi complement a selection of popular medleys fashioned for the season. And who knows: will that special visitor in a fancy red suit take over the podium for another rousing rendition of Sleigh Ride?

    2023 Summer Concerts

    Saturday, July 22
    "Strike Up the Band!"

    The DSO pays tribute to Ron Keller, long-time Conductor of the Naperville Municipal Band, with a program of familiar overtures, folk songs, show tunes, and marches by composers well known both in the band world and in the orchestral realm. Admission Free!

    Concert Center

    Saturday, June 24
    "Top O' the Charts"

    Bask in the memories of your favorite popular songs from the Big Band Era and Rock ’n Roll through Sounds of the Sixties: with The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Motown, and more. Admission Free with paid parking ($15 per car); Free to Cantigny members.

    Cantigny Park

    Saturday, September 9
    "The Sixties:
    In Sound & On Stage"

    This very special program will feature a collage of Broadway medleys, chart-topping hits by The Beach Boys, Simon and Garfunkel, and The Beatles showcase 1960s pop hits, and the iconic theme songs from Mission: Impossible and James Bond, still at the forefront of memories of the 1960’s.
    Memorial Park

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