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BLACK & WHITE

OCTOBER 21 / 7:30 PM / CAPITOL THEATER
OCTOBER 22 / 2:00 PM / BRIDGE VIEW CENTER
OCTOBER 22 / 6:30 PM / IWU CHAPEL AUDITORIUM

To kick off our 67th season, we will start by featuring a SEISO staple, Guest Artist Spencer Meyer, who will be performing Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4. This evening of keyboards continues with an arrangement of Bach's "Little Fugue" and finishes of with Saint Saën's epic Organ Symphony. 

 

* This concert is included with the purchase of a season ticket *


KIDSYMPHONY

NOVEMBER 11 / 11:00 AM / BRIDGE VIEW CENTER
NOVEMBER 11 / 02:00 PM / IWU CHAPEL AUDITORIUM
NOVEMBER 11 / 04:30 PM / ED STONE MIDDLE SCHOOL

This fun, lively, and educational concert is just the right length for families and small children! This year we'll be performing the classic Peter and the Wolf - a perfect introduction to all the instruments of the orchestra. Following the performance, families are encouraged to join the musicians on stage to meet their instruments, up close and personal! 

Supported in part by the Burlington Fine Arts League and the Hoaglin Foundation.


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holly days concert

DECEMBER 09 / 3:00 PM / IWU CHAPEL AUDITORIUM

A mix of fabulous holiday favorites that will get you in the mood for the holidays! We are proud to offer this special holiday concert free of charge. We hope you'll join us in ringing in this year's holiday season!

The Holly Days concert is underwritten by Great River Health Systems with additional support from the Henry County Health Center.


AMOR

FEBRUARY 17 / 7:30 PM / BRIDGE VIEW CENTER
FEBRUARY 18 / 2:00 PM / 
CAPITOL THEATER
FEBRUARY 18 / 6:30 PM / IWU CHAPEL AUDITORIUM

You're going to fall in love with our soloists from our winter concert entitled, Amor. First, we'll feature the winner of our 2017-2018 Young Artist Competition. Salieri's 26 Variations on "La Folia di Spagna" will transport us to the warm shores of Spain. Visiting artist Keoni Bolding will then perform two pieces, the first movement of Sibelius' Violin Concerto, followed by the third movement of Bruch's Concerto for Clarinet and Viola. The concert closes with Rimsky-Korsakov's legendary "Capriccio Espagnol".

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* This concert is included with the purchase of a season ticket *


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SCHOOL TOUR CONCERTS

MARCH 21 - TBA

As part of our education outreach initiatives, we are proud to offer a free series of concerts performed locally at 3 schools around our area during the school day. Last year, SEISO performed for hundreds of children in Ottumwa and Eldon, many of whom had their first experience at a classical music concert. 

This series is free for all students and faculty and is funded for entirely by donation. 


MUSIQUE FRANÇAISE

MARCH 24 / 7:30 PM / CAPITOL THEATER
MARCH 25 / 2:00 PM / BRIDGE VIEW CENTER
MARCH 25 / 6:30 PM / IWU CHAPEL AUDITORIUM

Our spring concert features music from one of the most romantic countries on earth, France. We're thrilled to once again partner with the Southeast Iowa Symphony Chorus and IWU Choral Director Blair Buffington. The concert will begin with powerful selections from Saint Saën's Requiem, followed by the lush impressionistic sounds of Debussy's Images for Orchestra, No.2 Iberia. The season will conclude with Maurice Ravel's Daphnes et Chloe Suite No.2.

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* This concert is included with the purchase of a season ticket *