Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra

IPO board welcomes member Nichole Patton

July 12, 2021 - 21:18

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra Board of Directors is welcoming Nichole C. Patton as its newest member.

“It is truly an honor to become a member of the IPO Board of Directors," Patton said. "I was first introduced to IPO years ago through friends whose children participated in the youth program as violinists. I have always had a love for the arts and classical music and was overjoyed to learn that we had such a gem in the Southland.

IPO quartet featured on WFMT Thursday

September 30, 2020 - 13:43

An Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra quartet performance will be broadcast and live streamed at noon on Thursday, Oct. 1, on WFMT radio, 98.7 FM.

The “Music in Chicago” series will feature a concert IPO members gave Aug. 5 at Olympia Fields Country Club when they performed Will Grant Still’s “Lyric Quartette.” Featured musicians are Azusa Tashiro and Elizabeth Huffman on violin, Amanda Grimm on viola and Jake Hanegan on cello.

Guest performers join Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra for 42nd season

August 16, 2019 - 21:20
The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra’s 42nd season will feature performances by special guest musicians. The season is set with seven concerts, with the orchestra under the direction of maestro Stilian Kirov. The season opens at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 19 with a "Rhapsody in Blue" program of American composers featuring pianist Xiayin Wang. 

Conductor Kirov returns to Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra for third season

May 06, 2019 - 17:07
Maestro Stilian Kirov will conduct the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra through the 2022-23 season. Kirov, a native of Bulgaria, is a graduate of The Julliard School and has a master’s degree in conducting from the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris. Kirov joined the IPO as music director in 2017.

IPO presents Mozart concert April 27

April 24, 2019 - 20:52
On Saturday, April 27, the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra presents “From Wit to Wonder: A Mozart Celebration,” featuring Robert Chen, acclaimed violinist and concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The program, conducted by IPO Maestro Stilian Kirov, showcases the range of Mozart's melodic gifts. The concert begins at 7:30pm at Ozinga Chapel, 6601 W. College Drive on the campus of Trinity Christian College.


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