Our 2019-2020 Concert Season:

From the Countryside

Autumn Concert 7:30 p.m. — Saturday, September 21, 2019 Centennial Auditorium@Sterling High School September 21, 2019 – Folk dances from Romania, ballet music from Copland’s Appalachian Spring, and Dvorak’s Symphony from the New World. Take the bus! Take the bus

Musical Friendships

Chamber Music 3:00 p.m. — Sunday, November 10, 2019 Zion Lutheran Church, Clinton, Iowa “The Music of Friendships” Composers, musicians and listeners alike consider chamber music to be the music of friendships. Composers write it with specific groups of friends

Holidays with the Symphony

Holiday Concert 7:30 p.m. — Saturday, December 14, 2019 Vernon Cook Theater@Clinton High School “Holidays with the Symphony” The Holidays are a time for family, friends and music. On this special evening we gather many of our friends to perform

Beethoven’s Victory

Winter Concert 7:30 p.m. — Saturday, February 15, 2020 Morrison High School Auditorium, Morrison, Illinois It’s Beethoven’s 250th birthday year, and we feature his Wellington’s Victory and his spirited Symphony No. 7, along with our annual Young Artist soloist. Learn

A Virtuosic Finale

Spring Concert 7:30 p.m. — Saturday, April 25, 2020 Vernon Cook Theater@Clinton High School, Clinton, Iowa Naha Greenholtz, Quad City Symphony concertmaster, joins us to perform Lalo’s Symphonie Espangnole, along with Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No 5.

Riverfront Pops

A Riverfront Pops Concert 6:30 p.m. — Sunday, June 7, 2020 Join us for the annual Sunday Pops in Riverview Park concert! Enjoy a variety of music from light classical, Broadway, film, and television music. It is a free concert,

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Program Notes and News

  • Pizza and Wings for Strings!
    In Events
    Our first event went so well, we’re doing it again! Stop by the 2nd Street Pizza Hut anytime between 5-7 pm on Monday, July 29 for dine-in or carry-out, and Pizza Hut is generously donating a percentage of each order to the Clinton Symphony Orchestra. Enjoy a great meal, and support a great cause! [Click to read more…]
  • A Symphonic Affair and Riverfront Pops
    In Events
    We have a wonderful double header weekend planned for you! Join us Friday June 1 for A Symphonic Affair, the Symphony’s annual benefit and delightful social event. It signals the end of one season and the beginning of the next – our 65th! This event is famous for a fabulous array of food, spirited auctions, unique entertainment, cash bar and information about the upcoming season. Invite your [Click to read more…]
  • Schubert’s Overture to Rosamunde – Program notes
    In Program Notes
    The Clinton Symphony Orchestra will be in concert at 7:30 pm on Saturday, April 27. Our featured guest will be pianist Lorraine Min. The concert will open with Franz Shebert’s Overture to Rosamunde. Please enjoy the following program notes written by William Driver. Schubert – Rosamunde Franz Peter Schubert (1797-1828) wrote the incidental music to the play Rosamunde, Princess of Cypress, [Click to read more…]
  • Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7 in D minor
    In Program Notes
    In addition to the performance of Lorraine Minn, the Clinton Symphony will present Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7 in D minor. The concert is at 7:30 pm on Saturday, April 27, and will take place at the Clinton High School’s Vernon Cook Theater. Please enjoy the program notes for this piece, written for us by William Driver. Antonin Dvořák If one keeps in mind the few face-to-face meetings [Click to read more…]

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