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Symphonic Wind Ensemble


When: Friday, May 15, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM  

Where: Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Tickets are $8 for the general public and $5 for students with valid ID.

Contact: Concert Management Office   847.467.4000

Group: Bienen School of Music Concerts and Events

Category: Fine Arts


Ticket sales for this event have been suspended. Following a decision by Northwestern University leadership by April 17, we will determine whether this event can still occur as scheduled.

Mallory Thompson, conductor; Jacob Nissly, percussion; Adam Schoenberg, guest composer

The centerpiece of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble’s May program is the Midwest premiere of Adam Schoenberg’s Losing Earth, dedicated to percussionist and Northwestern alumnus Jacob Nissly and premiered by the San Francisco Symphony last October. Inspired by a New York Times article, the work pays homage to Earth’s incredible history and reflects on what we must do to preserve our planet.

William Bolcom (arr. Paul Dooley), Circus Overture
Adam Schoenberg, Losing Earth
James Stephenson, Symphony No. 2 (“Voices”)

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