2021 – 2022 Season

The KSO is thrilled to announce the concerts for the 2021-2022 season. Check back regularly for updates, tickets, and locations.


SYMPHONIC RENEWAL

OCTOBER 16, 2021

7:30PM

DESCRIPTION:

Our season opener features Beethoven’s sparkling Seventh Symphony which has been a success since the first time it was performed back in 1813. Perhaps the rhythm’s suggestion of a dance has something to do with its popularity.

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

Overture to La scala di seta (The Silken Staircase), Gioachino Rossini

Salut d’amour, op. 12 (Love’s Greeting), Edward Elgar

Symphony No. 88, G major, Franz Joseph Haydn

Symphony No. 7, op. 92, A major, Ludwig van Beethoven


CHRISTMAS WITH THE KSO

DECEMBER 11, 2021

3:00PM

CHRISTMAS WITH THE KSO:

Our annual holiday concert, supported by Snap-On Incorporated, continues our tradition of bringing holiday cheer and goodwill to the Kenosha community. This concert features Christmas staples such as selections from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, popular Christmas songs including those arranged by Mannheim Steamroller as well as the ever-present Christmas Festival and Sleigh Ride. And don’t forget to bring your singing voice for John Finnegan’s Christmas SingAlong!

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

A Christmas Festival, Leroy Anderson

Trepak from Nutcracker, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Christmas Singalong, John Finnegan

Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson


JAZZY AMERICAN MOODS

MARCH 12, 2022

7:30PM

DESCRIPTION:

Enjoy an evening of 20th century jazzy American music. The program begins with Bernstein’s rousing Overture to Candide. Lydia Pui is the featured soloist for Gershwin’s jazzy and bluesy Piano Concerto in F major. She has performed as a soloist with the Macau Orchestra and Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra. 

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

Overture to Candide, Leonard Bernstein

Piano Concerto in F major, George Gershwin

American Salute, Morton Gould

Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes, Aaron Copland


HAPPY BIRTHDAY BRAHMS!

MAY 7, 2022

7:30PM

DESCRIPTION:

Our May 7th concert marks the 189th anniversary of Brahm’s birthday on which we are performing his cheerful Second Symphony. The Kenosha Symphony is also excited to welcome the return of Dr. Wael Farouk as he performs Tchaikovsky’s epic first Piano Concerto. He has appeared as a soloist with the North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, the Saint-Etienne National Orchestra, the Academy of the Arts Orchestra, Manhattan Symphony, the Cairo Symphony and others. 

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Symphony No.2, op.73, D major, Johannes Brahms