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Symphony847: Reading Session

Gorton Community Center, 400 E Illinois Rd, Lake Forest, IL

On Saturday, July 24 we will be hosting a reading session/social event. This event will take place at Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest from 5:30-8:30 p.m. It is not a performance.

We will be working with a recent Lakes High School graduate who will be studying composition at Roosevelt University in the fall. In addition, we will read through other pieces. Selections may include works from Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, and many others.

Following our reading session, we will host a reception in the Solarium at Gorton. We have food and drink for all. Friends and family are invited to attend the reading session and reception.

Lake County Symphony Orchestra: American Salute!

Buffalo Creek Brewing Company, 360 Historical Ln, Long Grove

Lake County Symphony Orchestra - End of Season Concert

"American Salute!"

July 3 - 12:00 p.m.

Buffalo Creek Brewing

FREE! - Bring picnics, blankets and lawn chairs

**Rain Date: July 4th at 12pm

The Lake County Symphony Orchestra is very pleased to announce our annual end of the season patriotic event for the whole family - "American Salute". This year we are beginning an exciting new partnership with the Village of Long Grove, Illinois and several of its businesses - Buffalo Creek Brewing, Chatterbox, and Fred Astaire Dance Studio. This free concert will be on the lawn at Buffalo Creek Brewing and you can enjoy their great offerings of custom brewed beer and hard ciders - the very best in the region!. Food trucks will be on hand. Bring blankets and chairs and enjoy a musical celebration of first rate quality from Lake County's only professional orchestra.

During this past year of challenges, the LCSO has been on the forefront of performing ensembles doing successful virtual and in person events. This end of the season celebration will be one not to miss. See details on the ad and tell your family and friends. Your local orchestra and its new partners in Long Grove are bringing you the glory of live music to salute our great country and the freedom we all share.

RÉMY MARTIN PRESENTS: The Music of le Chevalier de Saint-Georges Performed by Symphony847

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YouTube Broadcast

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Recorded at the Kenilworth Assembly Hall on February 13, 2021 as part of the RÉMY MARTIN Team Up for Excellence initiative. Once purchased, you will receive a link to the concert stream via email that will be available until May 31, 2021.

Program details:

Chris Ramaekers conducts

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN Symphony No. 82 in C major, “The Bear”



Chris Ramaekers conducts Symphony847 in a program that features the two symphonies composed by le Chevalier de Saint-Georges. The concert also features Haydn’s Symphony No. 82 in C major, known as “The Bear”. One of six Paris symphonies by the composer, “The Bear” was commissioned by the Concert de la Loge Olympique, and was first performed in 1787 under the direction of le Chevalier de Saint-Georges.

LCSO: Timeless Classics

YouTube Live, Gurnee, IL

The Lake County Symphony Performs: TIMELESS CLASSICS February 21, 2021 3:30 p.m. Virtual Concert broadcast from Gurnee.


STRAUSS - Wind Serenade

MOZART - Clarinet Concerto, featuring LCSO clarinetist Joseph Gibes

BARTOK - Rumanian Folk Dances

STRAVINSKY - Suite 1 and 2

LCSO Chamber Series: Principal Winds

YouTube Live, Gurnee, IL

LCSO Chamber Series 2020/21 Woodwind Quintet Chamber Concert featuring the principal wind players of the Lake County Symphony Orchestra

The Lake County Symphony is delighted to present our Woodwind Quintet Chamber Music Concert. This performance will be a livestream virtual event broadcast from the Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest, IL. Directions for the link to watch will be sent to ticket holders on the day of the concert at noon.

Featured Works:

Cambini - Wind Quintet in F Major

Arnold - Three Shanties for Wind Quintet

Agay - Five Easy Dances

d-Rivera - Aires Tropicales

Gershwin - Medley

LCSO Principal Winds:

Lauren Moldenhauer - Flute; Nicholas Carlson - Clarinet; Heidi Brann, Guest - Oboe; Phoebe Peterson - Bassoon; Elizabeth Ehlert - French Horn