Beethoven's 9th

September 9, 2017 - 7:30PM

Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Copland - A Lincoln Portrait

Preston Jackson, Narrator
Beethoven - Symphony No. 9

Soloists
Penelope Shumate, soprano

Ann Cravero, mezzo-soprano

Thomas Studebaker, tenor

Christopher Job, bass

Heartland Festival Chorus with members of Peoria Area Civic Chorale and choral singers from across Central Illinois.
Dr. Joseph D. Henry, Chorus Master.


Our season opens with Beethoven's masterpiece, a tribute to humanity's brotherhood, and Copland's inspiring musical setting of the words of Abraham Lincoln.

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Tickets:
Adults: $38
Kids / Students: $10

Tickets (limited areas only) may be purchased in person at Kidder Music in Peoria with cash or check.

Bus Rides
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Classic Rumble

October 14, 2017 - 7:30PM

HFO Principal David Collier, timpani soloist

Prokofiev - Romeo & Juliet Suite
Daugherty - "Raise the Roof" Timpani Concerto
Bernstein - West Side Story Symphonic Dances

Bernstein's centennial anchors this program, with Romantic and Broadway settings of the Romeo & Juliet story, and Daugherty's brilliant, kinetic, and entertaining concerto.


Community Partner:

TBA

Order subscriptions by filling out this form and mailing it to Heartland Festival Orchestra, PO Box 9186, Peoria IL 61612

at Five Points Washington
Washington, IL
360 N. Wilmor Rd.

Tickets:
Adults: $38
Kids / Students: $10

 

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Bus Rides
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New Year's Greeting - That's Amore!

January 6, 2018 - 7:30PM

Sarah Jane McMahon and Sal Viviano, vocalists

Start the year off right with a night of Italy's beloved music - two vocal stars to bring the sizzle, from a Frank Sinatra tune to an aria by Verdi - from Babbino Caro to Volare!

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Order subscriptions by filling out this form and mailing it to Heartland Festival Orchestra, PO Box 9186, Peoria IL 61612

at Five Points Washington
Washington, IL
360 N. Wilmor Rd.

Tickets:
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Kids / Students: $10

Tickets (limited areas only) may be purchased in person at Kidder Music in Peoria with cash or check.

Bus Rides
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Maestro's Choice

March 17, 2018 - 7:30PM

Adam Neiman, piano soloist

Mozart - Overture to Marriage of Figaro
Schumann - Rhenish Symphony, No. 3
Brahms - Piano Concerto No. 2

Adam Neiman brings pianistic power, virtuosity, and musical insight - a perfect combination for Brahms' glorious concerto.

Community Partner:

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Order subscriptions by filling out this form and mailing it to Heartland Festival Orchestra, PO Box 9186, Peoria IL 61612

at Five Points Washington
Washington, IL
360 N. Wilmor Rd.

Tickets:
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Kids / Students: $10

 

Tickets (limited areas only) may be purchased in person at Kidder Music in Peoria with cash or check.

Bus Rides
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Jazz in Spring

April 21, 2018 - 7:30PM

Mendelssohn - Midsummer Night's Dream Overture
Copland - Appalachian Spring
Grieg - Peer Gynt, Youth Music Illinois side-by-side
Ellington - Peer Gynt, Invitational Youth Jazz Ensemble

An exquisite evening featuring two masterpiece tone pictures, and the fascinating interplay of the original and Ellington's jazz version of Peer Gynt.

Community Partner:
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Order subscriptions by filling out this form and mailing it to Heartland Festival Orchestra, PO Box 9186, Peoria IL 61612

at Five Points Washington
Washington, IL
360 N. Wilmor Rd.

Tickets:
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Kids / Students: $10

Tickets (limited areas only) may be purchased in person at Kidder Music in Peoria with cash or check.

Bus Rides
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James Bond, 007

May 26, 2018 - 7:30PM

Rachel York, soprano soloist


A program of the greatest "Bond" musical hits through the years - from movie themes to lead songs. Rachel York combines the glamour of a "Bond Girl" with the vocal power and beauty to ace an Adele tune. You'll have a blast!

Community Partner:
TBA

Order subscriptions by filling out this form and mailing it to Heartland Festival Orchestra, PO Box 9186, Peoria IL 61612

at Five Points Washington
Washington, IL
360 N. Wilmor Rd.

Tickets:
Adults: $38
Kids / Students: $10

Tickets (limited areas only) may be purchased in person at Kidder Music in Peoria with cash or check.

Bus Rides
Call (309) 339-3943 to reserve a seat