March 16, 2024
Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
Ozinga Chapel, Trinity Christian College
Palos Heights, IL
With a special afternoon matinee show time set for this youth-centered program, IPO will world premiere a co-commission with Anima-Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus by Pulitzer Prize finalist Augusta Read Thomas utilizing poems from Poet Laureate Gwendolyn Brooks’ Bronzeville Boys and Girls and featuring vocals by Anima-Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus and ChiArts. Paired with this performance will be Vaughn Williams’ The Lark Ascending and Debussy’s Suite bergamasque. IPO Assistant Concertmaster Elizabeth Huffman steps into the solo spotlight for this afternoon performance.
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