Experience Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra’s Vivacious Vivaldi – Elmhurst BMW Dealer

January 19th, 2018 by

The Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra presents Vivacious Vivaldi, a concert featuring Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons as well as concertos by Corelli and Handel. The concert on Sunday, Jan. 28 at 3 p.m. features special guest violinist and Stradivarius Society recipient Joshua Brown. Before the concert, you can enjoy a lecture by Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra board member and Northern Illinois University School of Music instructor Dr. Ted Hatmaker. All of us at Elmhurst BMW encourage you to attend this concert and support the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, one of our city’s cultural gems.

Vivacious VivaldiUnder the direction of Dr. Stephen Alltop, Vivacious Vivaldi begins with Corelli’s Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 6, No. 7. This piece will be followed by Handel’s Concerto Grosso in G major, Op. 6, No. 1 HWV 319. Both concertos feature the principal string players of the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra. The concert will close with a stirring rendition of Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons featuring 17-year-old violin phenomenon Joshua Brown.

The uber-talented Brown studies at the Music Institute of Chicago Academy. In addition to receiving a 1679 violin from the Stradivari Society, Brown has won numerous awards. In 2016 he was named the Violin Grand Prize Winner of the prestigious Enkor International Competition. He won by achieving the highest score ever in the history of the competition.

Be sure to mark your calendar for Sunday, Jan. 28, to hear the sublime sounds of the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra with special guest Joshua Brown. You’re in for a real treat!

Date and Time:
Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. The lecture with Dr. Ted Hatmaker (pre-concert) begins at 1:45 p.m. The oncert begins at 3 p.m.

Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church
149 W. Brush Hill Rd.
Elmhurst, IL 60126


  • Adults: $35
  • Seniors: $32
  • Students: $9

Please call for subscriptions, group and family rates.

For More Information:
Visit www.elmhurstsymphony.org or call 630-941-0202.

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