Press Room

May
30

The QCSO premiere of Mahler’s Symphony No. 3

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra is set to finish with possibly one of the grandest season finales possible with Mahler's Symphony No. 3. Mahler himself described his Third Symphony as being "...of such magnitude that it actually mirrors the whole world."

May
07

Bartok Contrasts and more

The final concert on the QCSO/WVIK Signature Series is also coming up soon. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra and WVIK, Quad Cities NPR, are presenting QCSO Concertmaster Naha Greenholtz, clarinetist Kyle Knox. Pianist Benjamin Loeb, and cellist Sæunn Thorsteinsdöttir.

May
06

QCSO announces auditions for 2014-15

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra announces open auditions for positions including: Section Violin (both 1st & 2nd), Section Viola, Section Cello, Principal Bass, Associate Principal Bass, String Substitutes.

May
05

QCSYEs Bowl-a-thon

Show your support for the Quad City Symphony Youth Ensembles through the Quad City Symphony Youth Ensembles Bowl-a-thon! This year more than 280 kids pursued their dream of musical excellence by committing many hours to practice, rehearsal, and live performances. Now they'll take a turn at bowling t

Apr
08

QCSO names two new staff members

Quad City Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce the appointment of Benjamin Klemme as its new Assistant Conductor, Community Engagement Coordinator and Quad City Symphony Youth Ensembles Music Director. This newly created position will serve as the QCSYEs' artistic liaison with community groups an

Apr
07

The music of the Holocaust

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra and WVIK-Quad Cities NPR are presenting Trio 826, a string trio including QCSO Principal Cellist Hannah Holman, as the fifth installment of their Signature Series.

Mar
09

World-class piano trio to perform at Augustana College

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra and WVIK-Augustana Public Radio are presenting the Amadeus Trio, one of the foremost piano trios in the world, as the fourth installment of their Signature Series. The Amadeus Trio is recognized for their brilliant virtuosity and superb musicianship.

Mar
02

The three B’s (It’s not who you think…)

Local composer Jacob Bancks will join Beethoven and Brahms on the program for this weekend's performance by the Quad City Symphony Orchestra. In addition to the world premiere of Bancks' Rock Island Line, the the concert will include Beethoven's light-hearted Eighth Symphony and Brahms' cheerful Sec

Feb
10

A romantic rendezvous with the QCSO

For Valentine's Day weekend, the Quad City Symphony Orchestra presents an ode to love ranging from the tragic romance of Pelleas and Melisande to Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola performed by husband-and-wife duo Elissa Lee Koljonen and Roberto Díaz. The concert concludes in the al

Feb
02

Bud, Not Buddy set to music

This exciting new collaboration between the Quad City Symphony Orchestra, the Davenport Library, and the Davenport Public Schools demonstrates the illustrative power of music, with a little help from the musicians of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra.