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Masterworks VI: Pines of Rome

April 3 @ 2:00 pm CDT

The program opens with Johann Strauss Jr.’s charming waltz Voices of Spring. Roberto Díaz returns to the Quad Cities to perform Jennifer Higdon’s Grammy® Award-winning Viola Concerto; this unrelenting showpiece was written specifically for Díaz. Experience the lyricism and power of Samuel Barber’s First Symphony before we close the season with Ottorino Respighi’s beloved Pines of Rome, depicting four events witnessed by the centuries-old trees in full orchestral color.

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Additional Event Information

View Saturday, Apr 2nd @ 7:30 PM Performance

HEALTH & SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

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Face Mask Requirements
If
community transmission is substantial or high in both or either Scott and Rock Island counties according to the CDC COVID Data Tracker, Facial coverings will be universally required for all indoor QCSO concerts.
If transmission rates are moderate or low in both Scott and Rock Island counties according to the CDC COVID Data Tracker, masks will be optional for vaccinated individuals and strongly recommended for unvaccinated individuals.
Facial coverings must be worn properly, covering the nose and mouth. Patrons arriving without appropriate face coverings will be provided with a disposable face mask.  

Socially Distanced Seats Available
All QCSO concert venues are approved for full seating capacity, but patrons may request a socially distanced seat. These seating requests can be made by calling the QCSO Box Office at 563.322.7276 or emailing
info@qcso.org.  Requests must be made by 4:30 pm on the Thursday preceding the event. Availability is limited.

PROGRAM

JOHANN STRAUSS JR. Frühlingsstimmen, Op. 410 “Voices of Spring”
JENNIFER HIGDON Viola Concerto
SAMUEL BARBER Symphony No. 1, Op. 9
OTTORINO RESPIGHI Pines of Rome

TICKETS

$18 – $65 Adults each | $10 – $33 Students each

Roberto Díaz, violaFEATURING
Roberto Díaz, viola

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INSIDE THE MUSIC
Join QCSO Music Director Mark Russell Smith in an exploration of the Masterworks programs on the Thursday evening preceding each Masterworks Concert. Free admission. Cash bar available.
sponsored by The Hotel Blackhawk

CONCERT CONVERSATIONS
One hour prior to each Masterworks performance, concert-goers are invited to attend informational pre-concert conversations to hear about the works on the program. A video is also available on all QCSO social media platforms.
sponsored by Chris Connolly, Wells Fargo Advisors

AFTERGLOW
Afterglow will be suspended for all indoor QCSO Masterworks concerts for as long as community transmission remains substantial or high in both or either Scott and Rock Island counties according to the  CDC COVID Data Tracker.

Once transmission rates become moderate or low in both Scott and Rock Island counties according to the  CDC COVID Data Tracker, the Afterglow event will be re-instated for all indoor QCSO Masterworks concerts.

 

Details

Date:
April 3
Time:
2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Centennial Hall
3703 7th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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Phone:
309-794-7306
Website:
https://www.augustana.edu/locations/centennial-hall

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