Featured performers David Danzmayr, the orchestra's music director,
and principal clarinetist Trevor O’Riordan will present music by Stravinsky, Chopin and
Paquito D’Rivera. Following the performance, Danzmayr and IPO
Executive Director Andrew Bradford will hold a casual conversation with the audience on the IPO’s new series at the Rialto and
answer music-related questions.
Refreshments will be served following the event and audience members will have a chance to meet Danzmayr.
“This is an opportunity for the community to hear a sampling of fantastic music from the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra,” Randy Green, Rialto Square Theatre general manager, said in a news release on the event.
excited about the partnership we have formed with IPO and that we are able to
bring their musical style to the Joliet area. What I learned after conducting
our cultural agenda town hall meeting is this is a form of music people asked
for and that they want to see it here rather than driving to Chicago.”
Tickets to the three shows in the Illinois Philharmonic Series -- The Magical Music of Disney (Dec. 2); Copland Clarinet Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s 6th Symphony (Feb. 16) and Bernstein’s West Side Story and Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet (May 16) -- go on sale at 9 a.m. Sept. 20. Those in attendance Sept. 19 will have a chance to buy them early.
The Rialto is located at 102 N. Chicago St. For
more information call 815-726-6600 or www.rialtosquare.com.