Illinois Symphony Orchestra: 'Romance at the
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[JAN. 26, 2006]
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Symphony Orchestra,
with Karen Lynne Deal, music director and conductor, will present "Valentine's
Pops: Romance at the Movies" on Feb. 10 at Braden Auditorium in
Bloomington-Normal and on Feb. 11 at Sangamon Auditorium in Springfield. Both
concerts begin at 8 p.m.
"Romance at the Movies"
Saturday, Feb. 11
"Mozart in Mexico!"
First Christian Church, Springfield
Saturday, March 11
St. John's Lutheran Church, Bloomington-Normal
The Illinois Symphony Orchestra will perform music from "Titanic,"
"Gone with the Wind," "The Way We Were," "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
and "Dr. Zhivago."
"Romance at the Movies" will also include a
rare chance to see the 1921 silent film "The Sheik," starring
Rudolph Valentino, accompanied by the Illinois Symphony Orchestra,
featuring music by Rimsky-Korsakov, Saint-Saens and Borodin.
Tickets in Bloomington-Normal are $30 and $35 and in Springfield
$25, $30 and $35. To reserve tickets, call Braden Auditorium at
(309) 438-5444 and Sangamon Auditorium at (217) 206-6160. Additional
information on tickets and seating is available at
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The Valentine's Pops concerts are sponsored by Denney Jewelers in
Springfield. These concerts are also made possible in part through a
grant from the Illinois Arts Council.
Next, the Illinois Chamber Orchestra will present "Mozart in
Mexico!" with concerts at the First Christian Church in Springfield
on March 10 and at St. John's Lutheran Church, Bloomington-Normal,
on March 11.
[Illinois Symphony Orchestra