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 – Some of our greatest orchestral composers wrote some their best music about the pleasures of the countryside. We open the season

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

  • Join us as the Clinton Symphony performs Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No 9 in E minor, Op 95, ‘From the New World’
    In Program Notes
    The Clinton Symphony Orchestra will be kicking off their 66th season on Saturday, September 21 at 7:30 pm. The concert, entitled “From the Countryside” will take place in the Centennial Auditorium of Sterling High School in Illinois. More information about the concert may be found here. Please enjoy the following program notes about this work. Antonín Dvořák – Symphony No 9 in E minor, Op [Click to read more…]
  • Brian Dollinger on Paula Sands Live
    In From the Conductor
    Enjoy the following video of Brian’s visit with Paula Sands about this Saturday’s concert, plus other information about the Clinton Symphony. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) [Click to read more…]
  • Béla Bartók’s Rumanian Folk Dances to be performed by the Clinton Symphony Orchestra
    In Program Notes
    The Clinton Symphony Orchestra will be kicking off their 66th season on Saturday, September 21 at 7:30 pm. The concert, entitled “From the Countryside” will take place in the Centennial Auditorium of Sterling High School in Illinois. More information about the concert may be found here. Please enjoy the following program notes about this portion of our concert. Béla Bartók – Rumanian Folk [Click to read more…]
  • Clinton Symphony to Perform Appalachian Spring
    In Program Notes
    Join us as the Clinton Symphony Orchestra kicks off their 66th season on Saturday, September 21 at 7:30 pm. The concert, entitled “From the Countryside” will take place in the Centennial Auditorium of Sterling High School in Illinois. More information about the concert may be found here. A featured piece on the concert is Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring. Please enjoy the following [Click to read more…]

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