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Sinfonia da Camera’s 40th season kicks off on Saturday

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This year marks the 40th anniversary of Krannert Center’s professional chamber orchestra in residence, Sinfonia da Camera. Led by Maestro Ian Hobson, the orchestra is comprised of U of I faculty, staff, and students.

Their first performance of the season is happening September 16th at Foellinger Great Hall, at 7:30 p.m. The theme is Vive La France! and will feature these pieces:

  • Claude Debussy, Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
  • Cécile Chaminade, Concertino for Flute (Jonathan Keeble, flute soloist)
  • Emmanuel Chabrier, España
  • Camille Saint-Saëns, Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor (Ian Hobson, soloist and conductor)
  • Paul Dukas, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Tickets for students and youth are just $10. Standard tickets are $40 ($36 for seniors).

Sinfonia da Camera: Vive La France!
Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
500 S Goodwin
September 16th, 7:30 p.m.

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