In the acoustically pristine Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts
TICKETS: $63 / 442 / $21 – Students 6-26 with valid ID, $6
Senior and Group Discounts available. Call the BCPA Box office at 434-2777
NORDIC NIGHTS – January 25, 2019 at the BCPA – 7:30 pm
Experience the extraordinary sounds of Scandinavia with Grieg’s mythical Peer Gynt Suite Nielsen’s daring Clarinet Concerto with Chicago Symphony Orchestra Assistant Principal Clarinetist John Bruce Yeh, and the triumphant Fifth Symphony of Sibelius.
DISNEY IN CONCERT: AROUND THE WORLD – February 15 at the BCPA – 7:30 pm
Be our guest for a special presentation of music from Disney movies, accompanies by clips and stills from the films! Featuring ten different suites from Disney classics old and new, including:
The Little Mermaid
Beauty and the Beast
Pirates of the Caribbean
Come be part of our world and enjoy a swashbuckling musical journey that will inspire and excite concert-goers of all generations!
FRENCH CONNECTIONS – March 23 at the BCPA – 7:30 pm
Take a stroll through the courts of France in Haydn’s Queen Symphony and
Chevalier du Saint Georges Violin Concerto featuring Sphinx Competition winner Clayton Penrose-Whitmore. Milhaud’s “The Creation of the World” connects the rythmic vitality of African Music with the soul of American Jazz.
INCREDIBLY INSPIRING – April 5 at the BCPA – 7:30 pm
Be inspired by an incredible evening of music with Mozart’s highly spirited Piano Concerto #23, featuring renowned pianist Sandra Wright Shen, Bruckner’s life-affirming Second Symphony, and an exciting world-premiere by Illinois composer Carl Schimmel. Let the music move you!
NATURE’S BEAUTY – May 3 at the BCPA – 7:30 pm
Bask in Nature’s Beauty with the return nof renowned violinist Rachel Barton Pine performing Bruch’s tuneful “Scottish Fantasy” and Vaughan- Williams beautiful “Lark Ascending”. The full forces of nature are on display in Lili Boulanger’s impressionistic depiction of a spring Morning and concluding with Respighli’s triumphant masterpiece “Pines of Rome.”