Our 2019-2020 Concert Season:

From the Countryside

Clinton Symphony’s Fall Concert will feature Folk Dances from Romania, ballet music from Copland’s Appalachian Spring, and Dvorak’s Symphony from the New World. 7:30 p.m. — Saturday, September 21, 2019 Centennial Auditorium @ Sterling High School, IL

Musical Friendships

Composers, musicians and listeners alike consider chamber music to be the music of friendships. Composers write it with specific groups of friends in mind, often writing a part for themselves in the ensemble. The group of friends get together to

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 for you, and we hope you will bring your family and friends to celebrate with us. Expect selections

Beethoven’s Victory

It’s Beethoven’s 250th birthday, and we feature his Wellington’s Victory and the spirited Symphony No. 7., along with our annual Young Artist soloist. 7:30 p.m. — Saturday, February 15, 2020 @ Morrison High School, IL Each year, Clinton Symphony Orchestra

A Virtuosic Finale

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

Riverfront Pops

The CSO will once again offer the Sunday Pops in Riverview Park program of light classical, Broadway, film, and television music to the citizens of the Clinton area. It is a free concert, open to the public and you are

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  • Pizza and Wings for Strings!
    Stop by our local Pizza Hut at 1616 North 2nd Street on Tuesday, July 2 from 5:00-7:00 for dine in or carry out and support our local Clinton Symphony Orchestra! Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)....[click to read more…]
  • A Symphonic Affair and Riverfront Pops
    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 friends to receive a special price on a table of eight. This is a popular event so be sure and make reservations early. ~~~~~~~~ ....[click to read more…]
  • Schubert’s Overture to Rosamunde – 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, for a friend Helmina von Chézy. Already ridiculed for her libretto to Carl Maria Weber’s Euryanthe, the Viennese critics likewise ....[click to read more…]
  • Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7 in D minor
    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 that Antonin Dvořák (1841-1904) and Johannes Brahms actually had in the nearly two decades of their friendship, then it is ....[click to read more…]

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