'Picture This' Season


Sunday, February 15, 2015 (4:00 PM)
Dominican University Performing Arts Center

WAGNER - Song to the Evening star from Tannhauser

MAHLER - Songs of a Wayfarer
Douglas Anderson, baritone soloist

NIELSEN - Symphony No. 3
Susan Krout, Soprano
Douglas Anderson, Baritone

Valentine's Day - Dinner Dance

Host: The Symphony of Oak Park & River Forest
When: Saturday, February 14 from 7:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Where: Skrinechops - upstairs!
     7230 Madison Street - Forest Park, 60130
What: Dinner, cash bar and dancing to all your romantic favorites! DJ Rich plays your special requests.  Local artists will present a Valentine's Botique.  Shop for your special someone, enter a drawing to win fabulous prizes, or visit our silent auction.
Tickets: $40 per person or two for $75 if purchased before Febraary 12th.  Tickets at the door are $50 per person.

For more information contact Carol Benson at 708-261-7181 or mail your check to the Symphony of Oak Park & River Forest at PO Box 3564, Oak Park, IL 60303.

Fund Drive!

We need your help!  Ticket sales cover less than half the cost of your Symphony's perfromances.  To keep our ticket prices low and to allow students through college free admission, we need your help!

Make your end-of-year tax-deductible donation on our website via PalPal or mail your check to S/OP&RF
P.O. Box 3564, Oak Park, IL 60303-3564

We are counting on you to help secure the future of your Symphony!

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Eleventh Annual Concerto Competition
Saturday, February 7, 2015

The Symphony of Oak Park & River Forest's Concerto Competition is open to all instrumental musicians who have yet to complete their senior year of high school and whose primary residence is within 10 miles of Oak Park.

Applications are due February 1 and are available by contacting thesymphonyoprf@gmail.com.  The winner receives $500 and performs with us at our Sunday, March 22, 2015 concert.

'Barton featurred in Youth Concert'
Rachel Barton news article
This article from the January 29, 1986, Wednesdy Journal featuring an 11 year-old Rachel Barton when she played the last movement of the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with us at our 1986 Family Concert.

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All performances are held at the Dominican University Performing Arts Center. Lund Auditorium is located at 7900 West Division Street in River Forest. Each concert begins at 4:00 pm, with pre-concert conversations with David Leehey at 3:00 pm and seating at 3:30. Tickets can be purchased from Dominican University online, by calling 708-488-5000, or at the door.