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Centennial Hall

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

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February 2019

Winter Festival Concert

February 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm CST
Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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All five Youth Ensembles will perform, and the QCSYE Concerto Competition YSO Prize Winner, Annie Warner on violin, will perform with the Youth Symphony Orchestra. Under the direction of the outstanding QCSYE conducting staff, members have the opportunity to perform…

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March 2019

Masterworks V: Beethoven’s 5th Symphony

March 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm CST
Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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Masterworks V opens with Beethoven’s stately and elegant Twelve German Dances. Principal Oboe Andrew Parker will take your breath away with his performance of the high-flying and technically demanding Strauss Oboe Concerto. The program’s impassioned conclusion showcases the orchestra’s artistry with…

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April 2019

Masterworks VI: Quad Cities Past & Present

April 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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This vibrant and varied concert opens with Chávez’ rhythmic Sinfonía India based on Mexican folk tunes. The QCSO then presents the World Premiere of a QCSO commissioned work by James Stephenson inspired by the Quad Cities past and present. The…

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October 2019

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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November 2019

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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February 2020

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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