Labor Day Pops

Labor Day Concert

September 4, 2017, 6:00pm

 

LABOR DAY POPS
MON SEP 4, 2017, 6:00pm | CENTRAL PARK
Free to the public

The Star-Spangled Banner
Copland: Hoe-Down
Shostakovich: March from Suite No. 2 for Variety Orchestra
Dave Hillyer, guest conductor
Rogers and Hammerstein: Oklahoma Suite
Schoenberg: I Dreamed a Dream (from Les Misérables)
Ann Borders, soprano
Rogers and Hammerstein: Sound of Music
Strauss: The Blue Danube Waltz
Anthony Hopkins: And the Waltz Goes On
Strauss I: Radetzky March

Masterworks I

Masterwork I

September 23, 2017, 7:30pm

 

MASTERWORKS I – OPENING NIGHT: INSPIRED BY SHAKESPEARE
SAT SEP 23, 2017, 7:30pm | KIRKLAND FINE ARTS CENTER
Tickets: $10, $15, $20

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture
​Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 102, F Major
​ILYA YAKUSHEV, piano
Guest artist supported by David and Norma Fathauer Symphonic Music Fund
Prokofiev: Selections from Romeo and Juliet Ballet

Kirkland Fine Arts Center/Millikin Orchestra Workshop

Millikin Orchestra

September 27, 2017, 10:00am to 6:00pm

 

Masterworks II

October 22, 2017, 2:00pm


MASTERWORKS II – MUSIC OF JOHN WILLIAMS
                                        featuring POLISH VIOLINIST KINGA AUGUSTYN
SUN OCT 22, 2017, 2:00pm | KIRKLAND FINE ARTS CENTER
Tickets: $10, $15, $20

The Great Russian Nutcracker

November 4, 2017, 7:30pm

Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” ushers in the holiday season with two collaborative performances from Kirkland Fine Arts Center and the MDSO Masterworks Series!  Enjoy the immersive Christmas classic with 40 professional dancers, hand-selected area young dancers, a local children’s choir, and a full musical accompaniment from the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra!  Tchaikovsky’s classic score narrates our audience through the “Miniature Overture”, “Land of the Sugar Plum Fairy”, and

Millikin Chamber Orchestra - Advent Service

December 10, 2017, 10:30am

SUN DEC 10, 2017, 10:30am | CENTRAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH
​MILLIKIN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA –  ADVENT SERVICE
Free to the public

The tradition continues! Join the Millikin Chamber Orchestra and members of the MDSO for caroling favorites, from Deck the Halls to God Rest Ye, Merry Gentleman, featuring the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis. Audience singers are welcome for a special Hallelujah sing-along!

Masterworks IV

February 3, 2018, 7:30pm


MASTERWORKS IV – CREATIVE & INNOVATIVE: YOUNG ARTISTS DEBUT!
SAT FEB 3, 2018, 7:30pm | KIRKLAND FINE ARTS CENTER
Tickets: $10, $15, $20

Mozart: Turkish March, from Piano Sonata in A major, K.331
TBA Concerto and Aria Competition Winners
Mozart: Symphony No. 41, K.551, C major (Jupiter)

Masterworks V

Masterworks V

March 3, 2018, 7:30pm

 

MASTERWORKS V – ODE TO JOY: BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 9
SAT MAR 3, 2018, 7:30pm | KIRKLAND FINE ARTS CENTER
Tickets: $10, $15, $20

Millikin Union of Choirs
Guy Forbes, Beth Holmes, Brad Holmes, directors

Beethoven: Symphony No. 1, Op. 21
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, Op. 125

Phantom of the Opera

April 20, 2018, 7:30pm to April 22, 2018, 2:00pm

The longest running musical in Broadway history comes to life on the Kirkland Stage in this collaboration between the Schools of Theatre and Dance and Music.  Set at the Paris Opera House in 1881, French novelist Gaston Leroux’s  classic tale chronicles the story of love and despair as the mysterious Phantom demonstrates the lengths to which he will go to obtain the object of his obsession, the beautiful young soprano, Christine Daae.

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