• Celebrate Beethoven with the Symphony of Oak Park & River Forest

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    Name: Celebrate Beethoven with the Symphony of Oak Park & River Forest
    Date: October 24, 2021
    Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT
    Music Director Jay Friedman
    Event Description:
    The Symphony of Oak Park & River Forest opens its 90th season with an all-Beethoven program on Sunday, October 24, at 4 p.m. at Concordia University’s Chapel in River Forest.  The Chapel is located just west of the parking structure at Bonnie Brae and Thomas (approximately 1124 Bonnie Brae).  Music Director Jay Friedman will conduct pianist Mio Nakamura in Concerto No. 4, and the program also includes Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral.”  A pre-concert conversation with Board President David Leehey begins at 3 p.m. The orchestra is also celebrating Maestro Friedman’s 25th season as Music Director at this performance and Beethoven’s 250th birthday. 
                To order tickets and for more information, go to www.SymphonyOPRF.org.  The orchestra is offering virtual as well as in-person tickets.  In-person tickets are $27 when ordered online, or $30 at the door.  Tickets for the virtual performance are $15.  Subscriptions for in-person attendance for the entire season are $90 (in honor of the 90th season) ordered online or $100 at the door.  Virtual subscriptions are $50.  Future dates are December 12, February 6, and March 27.  All in-person attendees must show proof of COVID vaccination and wear a mask while indoors.  For questions, call 708-218-2648 or email SymphonyOPRF@gmail.com.
                This program is partially funded by grants from Emerging Artists Chicago, the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, the Illinois Arts Council Agency, the Oak Park Area Arts Council, in partnership with the Village of Oak Park, the Illinois Arts Council Agency and the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation.
    Event Media:
    Concordia University, River Forest
    Date/Time Information:
    Sunday, October 24, 2021 4:00 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    $30; $27 if ordered online.  Free for students through college. Proof of COVID 19 vaccination required for admittance.
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