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April 2019

Family Concert: Gershwin’s Magic Key

April 27 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Davenport Central Performing Arts Center, 1120 Main St
Davenport, IA 52803 United States
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GershwinMagicKey

Join the QCSO, and the cast from Classical Kids Live!, for the story of a chance meeting on the streets of New York between a poor newspaper boy and the great American composer George Gershwin. This drama about friendship and…

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QCSO/QCSYE Side-by-Side Concert

April 28 @ 3:00 pm CDT
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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All five Ensembles perform side-by-side with another ensemble, including a performance of the Youth Symphony Orchestra with the Quad City Symphony Orchestra featuring the QCSYE Concerto Competition Grand Prize Winner, Axel Ferguson on oboe. Ensemble members come from the greater…

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Community Wide Side-by-Side

April 28 @ 6:30 pm CDT
Mississippi River Hall, River Center, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Community Wide Side-by-Side, West Side Story

Join us for the 4th annual Community Wide Side-by-Side. We continue our celebration of Bernstein's celebration by performing selections from West Side Story! This event is for ALL ages and ALL skill levels. The only requirement is that you read music! Registration is $25 and…

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May 2019

QCSO presents: Har Mar Superstar

May 11 @ 7:00 pm CDT
The Rust Belt, 1201 7th St
East Moline, IL 61244 United States
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Har Mar Superstar

In collaboration with Moeller Nights, the QCSO is pleased to present Har Mar Superstar in concert with the QCSO.  This genre-busting event will feature two sporty chamber orchestra sets featuring, Bach, Bartok, Bettendorf, and Stravinsky followed by a collaborative set…

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WVIK/QCSO Signature Series IV: Bernstein & Brass

May 18 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Geneseo High School Concert Hall, 700 N State St
Geneseo, IL 61254 United States
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Few composers capture their time and become the iconic voice of their age. Leonard Bernstein projected the sound of urban and urbane America. Writing for small ensembles, symphony orchestras, Broadway, film and opera houses, Bernstein projected a simple message of…

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June 2019

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

June 1 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Star Wars A New Hope In Concert

Experience the scope and grandeur of the beloved film Star Wars: A New Hope™ in its entirety with Oscar®-winning composer John Williams’ musical score performed live by the QCSO! Travel to a galaxy far away, where a civil war rages…

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Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

June 1 @ 7:30 pm CDT
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Star Wars A New Hope In Concert

Experience the scope and grandeur of the beloved film Star Wars: A New Hope™ in its entirety with Oscar®-winning composer John Williams’ musical score performed live by the QCSO! Travel to a galaxy far away, where a civil war rages…

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36th Annual Second Fiddle Preview Party & Sale

June 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - June 8, 2019 CDT
Walnut Center, 4711 North Brady Street
Davenport, IA 52806 United States
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Join Volunteers for Symphony for the Quad Cities Biggest and Best Rummage Sale! Shop for treasures among this year's donated items and support the Music Education programs of the QCSO! Preview Party Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Be the first to…

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August 2019

Quad City Bank & Trust Riverfront Pops: The Music of Queen

August 17 @ 7:30 pm CDT
LeClaire Park, 400 West Beiderbecke Drive
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Quad City Bank & Trust Riverfront Pops, the Music of Queen August 17, 2019

Grab your friends and join the QCSO for the Party of the Summer! We will rock you with this killer Queen set-list of the band's greatest hits, including "Under Pressure", "A Crazy Little Thing Called Love", "Bohemian Rhapsody", and more. …

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September 2019

Signature Soirée: A Night in Vienna

September 21 @ 5:30 pm CDT
Figge Art Museum, 225 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Save the Date for the QCSO's third annual Signature Soirée. Waltz through an elegant evening at the Figge decked out in Viennese Style.  Tickets are $100 each and include dinner, a performance, and a live auction to benefit the QCSO's…

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October 2019

Masterworks I: Statement

October 5 @ 8:00 pm CDT
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Our exploration of the human experience begins with the infectious energy of Alberto Ginastera's "Malambo" from the ballet Estancia.  QCSO principal cellist Hannah Holman performs Jennifer Higdon's thoughtful and plaintive Soliloquy and Korngold's stormy and dramatic Cello Concerto. Experience the World…

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Masterworks I: Statement

October 6 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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Our exploration of the human experience begins with the infectious energy of Alberto Ginastera's "Malambo" from the ballet Estancia.  QCSO principal cellist Hannah Holman performs Jennifer Higdon's thoughtful and plaintive Soliloquy and Korngold's stormy and dramatic Cello Concerto. Experience the World…

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WVIK/QCSO Signature Series I: War Reflections

October 26 @ 7:30 pm CDT
Heritage Hall, Bldg 60 Rock Island Arsenal
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Veteran's day with two works inspired by human experiences during the World Wars.  Olivier Messiaen composed Quartet for the End of Time while a prisoner of War in German captivity. The piece was first performed…

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November 2019

Masterworks II: Conflict

November 2 @ 8:00 pm CDT
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of Veteran's Day, we examine the emotional influence of war and conflict on the human experience, beginning with Barber's gripping and emotional Adagio for Strings.  Feel the power of human compassion when Paul Max…

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Masterworks II: Conflict

November 3 @ 2:00 pm CST
Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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In honor of the 100th Anniversary of Veteran's Day, we examine the emotional influence of war and conflict on the human experience, beginning with Barber's gripping and emotional Adagio for Strings.  Feel the power of human compassion when Paul Max…

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert

November 23 @ 2:00 pm CST
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

From the moment Harry uses the Marauder's Map to when the Patronus Charm burst from his wand, you'll be transported back into the world you love. First a bestseller, then a major movie, now a magical concert event: CineConcerts presents…

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert

November 23 @ 7:30 pm CST
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

From the moment Harry uses the Marauder's Map to when the Patronus Charm burst from his wand, you'll be transported back into the world you love. First a bestseller, then a major movie, now a magical concert event: CineConcerts presents…

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December 2019

Masterworks III: Passion

December 7 @ 8:00 pm CST
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Witness the moment passion ignites between Siegmund and Sieglinde in Act I of Wagner's Die Walküre.  Be part of the first American audience to view Peter Mumford's celebrated multimedia production of this work.  Three screens suspended above the orchestra will…

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Masterworks III: Passion

December 8 @ 2:00 pm CST
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Witness the moment passion ignites between Siegmund and Sieglinde in Act I of Wagner's Die Walküre.  Be part of the first American audience to view Peter Mumford's celebrated multimedia production of this work.  Three screens suspended above the orchestra will…

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WVIK/QCSO Signature Series II: Holiday Brass

December 14 @ 7:30 pm CST
North Scott Fine Arts Auditorium, 200 S 1st St
Eldridge, IA 52748 United States
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Celebrate the Holiday Season with members of the QCSO's Brass and Percussion Sections performing uplifting selections of classical works and holiday favorites! Students from North Scott High School will join the QCSO musicians for a special side-by-side performance.  A second…

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WVIK/QCSO Signature Series II: Holiday Brass

December 15 @ 2:00 pm CST
Bartlett Performing Arts Center, 3600 Avenue of the Cities
Moline, IL 61265 United States
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Celebrate the Holiday Season with members of the QCSO's Brass and Percussion Sections performing uplifting selections of classical works and holiday favorites! Students from Moline High School will join the QCSO musicians for a special side-by-side performance.  A second presentation…

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January 2020

Disney • Pixar’s Coco in Concert

January 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm CST
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Coco In Concert Live to Film

Follow the story of 12 year old Miguel who travels to the land of the Dead, where he seeks the help of his deceased musician great-great-grandfather to return him to his family.  This family-friendly, live-to-picture concert event features Michael Giacchino's…

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Disney • Pixar’s Coco in Concert

January 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm CST
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Coco In Concert Live to Film

Follow the story of 12 year old Miguel who travels to the land of the Dead, where he seeks the help of his deceased musician great-great-grandfather to return him to his family.  This family-friendly, live-to-picture concert event features Michael Giacchino's…

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February 2020

Masterworks IV: Love

February 1, 2020 @ 8:00 pm CST
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Experience the highs and lows of love through works inspired by famous couples.  We being with Glinka's exuberant and galloping Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture, contrasted by Fauré's Pelléas et Mélisande Suite, a shadowy drama of doomed love.  Husband and wife…

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Masterworks IV: Love

February 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm CST
Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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Experience the highs and lows of love through works inspired by famous couples.  We being with Glinka's exuberant and galloping Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture, contrasted by Fauré's Pelléas et Mélisande Suite, a shadowy drama of doomed love.  Husband and wife…

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WVIK/QCSO Signature Series III: Jupiter Quartet

February 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm CST
Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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The Jupiter String Quartet is a tight-knit ensemble, firmly established as an important voice in the world of chamber music. In addition to their performing career, they are Artists-in-Residence at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, where they maintain private…

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March 2020

Masterworks V: Requiem

March 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm CST
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Written in memory of Italian poet and novelist Alessandro Manzoni, Veridi's Messa da Requiem is a deeply religious work and a powerful emotional force. Featuring a full chorus lead by Augustana Professor Jon Hurty, and four exceptional soloists, experience the…

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Masterworks V: Requiem

March 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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Written in memory of Italian poet and novelist Alessandro Manzoni, Veridi's Messa da Requiem is a deeply religious work and a powerful emotional force. Featuring a full chorus lead by Augustana Professor Jon Hurty, and four exceptional soloists, experience the…

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WVIK/QCSO Signature Series IV: Devil’s Dance

March 28, 2020 @ 7:30 pm CDT
Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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Join concertmaster Naha Greenholtz, and pianist Marian Lee on stage at Centennial Hall for an mystical evening of chamber music. Be lead on a "mad race through a land of echoing shadows" in Jennifer Higdon's Echo Dash, and get chills…

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April 2020

Masterworks VI: Triumph

April 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm CDT
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Our triumphant conclusion to the Masterworks Season begins with Holst's homage to Walt Whitman. Roberto Díaz returns to the Quad Cities to perform Jennifer Hidgon's Grammy Award-winning Viola Concerto. This unrelenting and technically demanding showpiece was written specifically for Díaz.…

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Masterworks VI: Triumph

April 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Our triumphant conclusion to the Masterworks Season begins with Holst's homage to Walt Whitman. Roberto Díaz returns to the Quad Cities to perform Jennifer Hidgon's Grammy Award-winning Viola Concerto. This unrelenting and technically demanding showpiece was written specifically for Díaz.…

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May 2020

Living Proof Exhibit Opera: Karkinos

May 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Bartlett Performing Arts Center, 3600 Avenue of the Cities
Moline, IL 61265 United States
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In collaboration with Living Proof Exhibit, the QCSO has commissioned local composer and Augustana Professor Jacob Bancks to create a dramatic oratorio entitled Karkinos that will provide hope and celebration for those with cancer and all who love them.  Inspired…

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert

May 30, 2020 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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The battle for the galaxy intensifies in this thrilling fifth episode of the unfolding saga.  After the destruction of the Death Star, the Empire has regrouped - with Darth Vader leading the hunt for Luke Skywalker.  Star Wars and the…

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert

May 30, 2020 @ 7:30 pm CDT
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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The battle for the galaxy intensifies in this thrilling fifth episode of the unfolding saga.  After the destruction of the Death Star, the Empire has regrouped - with Darth Vader leading the hunt for Luke Skywalker.  Star Wars and the…

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