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Youth Programming

Saturday, April 18, 7:30 p.m.

Belleville Philharmonic Hall

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COFFEE CONCERT - RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN GETTING TO KNOW YOU

Ida Edwards Mercer, cello, piano, host
Ethan Edwards, voice, cello, piano
Ida Edwards Mercer and Ethan Edwards celebrate their lifelong connection with the Belleville Philharmonic with this varied program honoring the music and lyrics of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein III.


FAREWELL TO SENIORS - YOUTH ORCHESTRA

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"He has technique to burn but prefers to drive the music with colour and a stricking ability to connect inner harmonic details." --Gramophone Magazine

Acclaimed soloist Jonathan Bass performs with orchestras throughout the world. He is on the faculty of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

BEETHOVEN'S 250TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

​Saturday, May 9, 2020 2:00 p.m.  



​Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:30 p.m.

St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church O'Fallon, IL 


The third and final youth orchestra concert features graduating seniors. 

Tickets for orchestra and chorale performances can be purchased in advance online, through mail or at Fletchers Kitchen & Tap (6101 West Main, Belleville) and Grimm & Gorly Florist (324 East Main). ​​Individual Concert Tickets - excluding the Nutcracker performances - ​Adult: $20;  55+/Active Military: $18;  Youth free admission (excluding the Nutcracker). Nutcracker performance - General Admission for all ages is $25. Tickets will also be available for concerts at the door. Tickets for the piano series and the coffee concerts can be purchased online or through BPS.


SYMPHONIC SPECTACULAR

​​Saturday, March 28, 2020, 7:30 p.m.

Church of Our Lady of the Snows, 

Belleville, IL


GREAT PIANISTS OF THE WORLD - JONATHAN BASS

Meet our Music Directors

- Dr. Leon Burke Director

  of the Youth Orchestra

- Dr. Robert Hart Baker Director of the

  Chorale & Orchestra

- Ms. Angelina McLaughlin-Heil Director

  of Beginning Strings



Monday, March 30, 2020, 10:00 a.m.

Belleville Philharmonic Hall

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This concert is part of the season ticket subscription series.

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The Philharmonic Chorale and Orchestra pay tribute to Ludwig Van Beethoven's 250th anniversary (born 1770). This is the final concert in the season subscription series.