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October 2019

QCSO Film Screening with Principal Cellist Hannah Holman

October 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm CDT
Figge Art Museum, 225 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Join the QCSO and Principal Cellist Hannah Holman for a screening of the 1946 film Deception, from which the Korngold Cello Concerto, featured on Masterworks I: Statement, originated. Before the film, Hannah Holman will present on the concerto and Eleanor…

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Masterworks I: Statement

October 5, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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QCSO Film Screening with Mark Russell Smith

October 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm CDT
Figge Art Museum, 225 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Music Director and Conductor, Mark Russell Smith

Join the QCSO and Maestro Mark Russell Smith for a screening of the 2016 Documentary Leningrad & the Orchestra that Defied Hitler, which tells the story of the remarkable performance of Shostakovich's 7th Symphony, featured on Masterworks II: Conflict, at…

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WVIK/QCSO Signature Series I: War Reflections

October 26, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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Scratch Cupcake Sale

November 3, 2019 - November 21, 2019
Scratch Cupcake Fundraiser

Get ready to be CUPCAKED! Volunteers for Symphony and Quad City Symphony Youth Ensembles members are selling 6-packs of Scratch Cupcakery Cupcakes to support QCSO Music Education Programs.  Prices range from $15-$20, and the cupcakes come in a variety of…

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Masterworks II: Conflict

November 3, 2019 @ 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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QCSYE Fall Concert

November 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm CST
Bettendorf High School, 3333 18th St
Bettendorf, IA 52722 United States
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Hear selections from Prelude Strings and Youth Philharmonic Orchestra! BUY TICKETS FOR 1:00 PM SHOW Program Prelude Strings Elizabeth Lundine, conductor Kirt N. Mosier | Sinfonia Song Arcangelo Corelli (arr. Bob Phillips) | Gavotte Susan H. Day | Aspen Glow…

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QCSYE Fall Concert

November 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm CST
Bettendorf High School, 3333 18th St
Bettendorf, IA 52722 United States
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Hear selections from Youth String Ensemble, Youth Choir, and Youth Symphony Orchestra! BUY TICKETS FOR 5:00 PM SHOW Program Youth String Ensemble Michele Ottesen, conductor Kirt N. Mosier | The Dance of Iscariot Gaspar Sanz (arr. Deborah Baker Monday) |…

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert

November 23, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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Symphony Party at Mississippi River Distilling Company

December 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm CST
Mississippi River Distilling Company & Cody Road Cocktail House, 303 N Cody Rd
Le Claire, IA 52753 United States
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Symphony Party at MRDC

Help the QCSO celebrate Masterworks III: Passion with refreshing drinks at the Mississippi River Distilling Company! Enjoy delicious cocktails, light hors d'oeuvres, and music from QCSO Brass Musicians while mingling with Maestro Mark Russell Smith, guest artists, and the QCSO…

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WVIK/QCSO Signature Series II: Holiday Brass

December 14, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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 @ 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 beautiful…

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Disney • Pixar’s Coco in Concert

January 18 @ 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 beautiful…

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Dinner at Happy Joe’s | VfS Fundraiser

January 19 @ 5:00 pm CST
Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream, 2430 Spruce Hills Dr
Bettendorf, IA 52722 United States
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Happy Joe's Logo

Join Volunteers for Symphony for a Buffet Dinner at Happy Joe's on January 19, 2020 and 30% of the proceeds will go to support the QCSO's programs! Can't stay and eat? 15% of your Drive Through or Pick Up Orders…

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Michael & Kyung Kim Duo Piano Recital on Pleyel Double Grand

January 24 @ 7:30 pm CST
Asbury United Methodist Church, 1809 Mississippi Blvd
Bettendorf, IA 52722 United States
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Join host Mark Russell Smith for an evening of duo piano music featuring Masterworks IV: Love soloists Michael and Kyung Kim. This husband and wife duo will perform on the very rare Pleyel double grand piano, owned by the Federated…

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February 2020

Masterworks IV: Love

February 1 @ 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 begin 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 @ 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 begin 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 @ 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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QCSYE Winter Concert

February 23 @ 1:00 pm CST
Bartlett Performing Arts Center, 3600 Avenue of the Cities
Moline, IL 61265 United States
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      Youth String Ensemble Michele Ottesen, conductor GARY GACKSATTER | Black Sea ANTONIN DVORAK (arr. Jamin Hoffman) | Themes from “American” Quartet RICHARD MEYER | Cincopations Youth Philharmonic Orchestra Ernesto Estigarribia, conductor GIOACCHINO ROSSINI (arr. Merle J. Isaac)…

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QCSYE Winter Concert

February 23 @ 5:00 pm CST
Bartlett Performing Arts Center, 3600 Avenue of the Cities
Moline, IL 61265 United States
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        Prelude Strings Elizabeth Lundine, conductor WILLIAM G. HARBINSON | Mabel Creek Overture MARK WILLIAMS | Dorian Variations Arr. ELLIOT DEL BORGO | Korean Folk Song Variants JOSHUA REZNICOW | Eclipse Youth Choir Catherine Lyon, conductor Sheila…

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VfS Trivia Night & Silent Auction

February 29 @ 6:00 pm CST
Eldridge Community Center, 400 South 16th Avenue
Eldridge, IA 52748 United States
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Join Volunteers for Symphony for a Leap Year Celebration with Fun for the Whole Family! Enjoy an evening of trivia in support of the Music Education Programs of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra!  Gather your friends and compete in 8…

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March 2020

2020-21 Season Announcement Party

March 3 @ 6:30 pm CST
The Fairhaven Room @ Me & Billy, 200 W 3rd Street
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Join Maestro Mark Russell Smith as he shares the full 2020-21 Season line up. Mingle with other QCSO Subscribers while enjoying beverages and complimentary hors d'oeuvres, PLUS enter to win a pair of tickets to the 2020-21 Gala Concert An…

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Masterworks V: Requiem

March 7 @ 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, Verdi'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 @ 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, Verdi'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 @ 7:30 pm CDT
Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED. Tickets to the original concert are valid for the rescheduled event. The QCSO staff will follow up with current ticket holders to confirm their intent to attend the live performance or exchange their tickets for…

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April 2020

Masterworks VI: Triumph

April 4 @ 8:00 pm CDT
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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The Quad City Symphony Orchestra is committed to the health and safety of everyone who attends our performances, our musicians, staff and volunteers, and our entire community. To limit potential exposure to the COVID-19 virus, this event has been canceled.…

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Masterworks VI: Triumph

April 5 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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The Quad City Symphony Orchestra is committed to the health and safety of everyone who attends our performances, our musicians, staff and volunteers, and our entire community. To limit potential exposure to the COVID-19 virus, this event has been canceled.…

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QCSO/QCSYE Side-by-Side Concert

April 19 @ 3:00 pm CDT
Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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The Quad City Symphony Orchestra is committed to the health and safety of everyone who attends our performances, our musicians, staff and volunteers, and our entire community. To limit potential exposure to the COVID-19 virus, this event has been canceled.…

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Youth Symphony Orchestra Finale Concert

April 26 @ 7:00 pm CDT
Davenport West High School, 3505 West Locust
Davenport, IA 52804 United States
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The Quad City Symphony Orchestra is committed to the health and safety of everyone who attends our performances, our musicians, staff and volunteers, and our entire community. To limit potential exposure to the COVID-19 virus, this event has been canceled.…

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May 2020

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert

May 30 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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The Quad City Symphony Orchestra is committed to the health and safety of everyone who attends our performances, our musicians, staff and volunteers, and our entire community. To limit potential exposure to the COVID-19 virus, this event has been canceled.…

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert

May 30 @ 7:30 pm CDT
Adler Theatre, 136 E 3rd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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The Quad City Symphony Orchestra is committed to the health and safety of everyone who attends our performances, our musicians, staff and volunteers, and our entire community. To limit potential exposure to the COVID-19 virus, this event has been canceled.…

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July 2020

Music Fundamentals Boot Camp

July 13 - July 31
Zoom United States
$50.00

          Join Ernesto Estigarribia, QCSYE Music Director, for a three week virtual summer camp which will include music theory and listening skills, music history, and interviews with professional musicians! This virtual camp will take place on…

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Summer Virtual Choir Camp for Kids!

July 20 - July 24
Zoom United States
$50.00

        Join us for an exciting virtual choir camp for students in grades 2-8! Students will learn introductory vocal techniques, rhythm, sight-singing, concert etiquette, & more! No previous singing experience required. Camp is led by Quad City…

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August 2020

Uncork the Season

August 5 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Wide River Winery, Village of East Davenport, 1128 Mound St
Davenport, IA 52803 United States
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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Wide River Winery has canceled the in-person portion of this event due to the recent proclamation by Governor Reynolds referencing bars and restaurants but is still generously donating 50% of wine sold in person or via curbside pick…

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WVIK/QCSO Signature Series: Fantasie

August 7 @ 7:30 pm CDT
Allaert Auditorium, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St Ambrose University, 518 Locust St
Davenport, IA 52803 United States
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Join concertmaster Naha Greenholtz and pianist Marian Lee for an evening of Musical Fantasies! Experience the music live in-person or from the comfort of your own home via Livestream.  With a multiple high-definition camera setup, Livestream viewers will get an…

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September 2020

Quad City Bank & Trust Riverfront Pops: Landslide, The Music of Fleetwood Mac

September 12 @ 7:00 pm CDT
LeClaire Park, 400 West Beiderbecke Drive
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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QCB&T Riverfront Pops: Landslide

Enjoy an evening outside along the banks of the Mississippi River accompanied by Fleetwood Mac’s greatest hits including “Big Love,” “Don’t Stop,” “Go Your Own Way”, “Rhiannon,” and more...

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Virtual Soirée: Moonlight Sonata

September 19 @ 7:00 pm CDT

Enjoy a livestreamed performance featuring QCSO Concertmaster Naha Greenholtz and QCSO Principal Cellist Hannah Holman and participate in a Live Auction and Paddle Raise in support of the QCSO’s music education programs, all hosted by Maestro Mark Russell Smith.

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