Under the direction of Karen Lynne Deal, music director and
conductor, the orchestra will present a variety of patriotic
favorites, highlights from the upcoming season and a special
children's feature with selections from "Looney Tunes," "Pirates of
the Caribbean" and "Harry Potter."
Come early for ice cream and
beverages available from the Pantagraph and for the "Sweet Treats"
bake sale hosted by the Symphony Guild, beginning at 6 p.m.
Concertgoers are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs.
Parking is available on-site. No alcoholic beverages are permitted
on park grounds, and the event will be canceled in case of inclement
weather. Handicap parking will be available in designated areas near
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The Pantagraph is returning this year as presenting sponsor of
The Illinois Symphony Orchestra performs in Springfield and
Bloomington, drawing musicians from across Illinois, Iowa, Indiana,
Missouri and Wisconsin. For more information call 217-522-2838. The
orchestra is supported in part by the Illinois Arts Council, a state
[Illinois Symphony Orchestra