Illinois Symphony Orchestra Russian Revolution Tickets

Illinois Symphony Orchestra Russian Revolution presents some of the most well-known works of prominent Russian composers Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Dmitri Shostakovich of the early Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries, respectively. Both the celebrated masters’ work will be performed by American cellist Joshua Roman, known at Illinois Symphony Orchestra as the ‘Classical Rock Star’. Roman attended the Cleveland Institute of Music, from where he completed his Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance in 2004, and Masters Degree in 2005. He has performed with some of the most well established orchestras in the USA, including Cleveland Orchestra, Wyoming Symphony, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, and Seattle Symphony Orchestra, where he was appointed principal cellist in 2006, at the mere age of twenty-two.

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Another feature of the show is a performance by Estonian classical composer Arvo Part, who is considered to be among the best recognized living composers of holy music. Part will be playing the work of English conductor, pianist and composer Benjamin Britten, who is an important figure twentieth century classical music of Britain. Since the most legendary living composers are performing the most legendary works from the history of classical music, it is no surprise to see Illinois Symphony Orchestra Russian Revolution tickets become the most sought-after treat among classical fans.
Illinois Symphony Orchestra, which is soon to host the Illinois Symphony Orchestra Russian Revolution show, celebrated its nineteenth season of critically well-acclaimed music in 2011-2012. The symphony was formed following the consolidation of two already well-developed organizations in 1993, namely the Bloomington Normal Symphony Society and Springfield Symphony Orchestra Association. Its first music director was Kenneth Kiesler who had held the same position at the former Springfield Symphony since 1980. Under his direction, the orchestra played shows for both communities, making appearances at Carnegie Hall as well as Lincoln Centre, winning many national awards. In 2002, the ISO won an award from Illinois Council of Orchestra for its Meritorious Service of Outstanding Programming; in 2004, it won an award for its exceptional Community Service, recognizing the orchestra’s service to the citizens of Illinois; in 2009, it won the Community Event of Year award for its performance at the Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration, which involved more than a thousand performers.
In the last few seasons, the artistic standards of the orchestra have gone up remarkably under the leadership of music director Karen Deal. The orchestra has appeared statewide including prominent venues such as the Ravinia Festival and Chicago’s Millennium Park, as well as smaller communities all over central Illinois. Every season, the ISO hosts performances at many venues including Springfield’s St. Agnes Catholic Church, Sangamon Auditorium at the University of Illinois in Springfield, and at Second Presbyterian Church of Bloomington and Bloomington Center of Performing Arts. Their outdoor performing venues include Illinois State Fairgrounds, Corn Crib in Normal and Old State Capitol of Springfield. Owing to its many stage locations, the orchestra has had the chance to develop and offer a diverse repertoire in rural and urban settings. At the Illinois Symphony Orchestra Russian Revolution performance, the ISO celebrates the most famous works of Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich and Britten, which really presents a compendium of revolutionary classical music stretching across the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
The two performers of the upcoming Illinois Symphony Orchestra Russian Revolution show, Joshua Roman and Arvo Part, are both known to have won significant critical acclaim. Roman has won high prizes from many competitions such as the Klein, Stulberg, ASTA, H-A Music Society, Washington, Buttram, Cleveland Cello Society, Kingsville, Corpus Christi, CIM, and NFMC. Arvo Part has gathered some of the most prestigious music awards and honors over the years including degrees of Honorary Doctor of Music from University of Durham, University of St. Andrews, and University of Sydney, and Honorary Doctor of Arts degree from University of Tartu. In 2008, he won the Leonie Sonning Music Prize and in 2011 he was honored with the title of Chevalier of Legion d’honneur. This is a performance that captures the most exciting musical revolution, so hurry to book some cheap Illinois Symphony Orchestra Russian Revolution tickets.