Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra

This program brings Bulgarian pianist Nadejda Tsanova and Bulgarian trumpeter Peter Makedonski to the IPO stage for Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1. This evening of Chamber Gems will take listeners on a musical journey from England with Elgar’s melodic Serenade to Czechoslovakia with Neruda’s brilliant Concerto in E-flat for solo trumpet to Norway with Grieg’s Holberg Suite, which mixes Romantic drama with folk flair.