Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra presents RAVEL, ABELS, & THOMAS 

Stilian Kirov, Conductor

Anima-Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus


Abels Frederick’s Fables

Ravel Mother Goose Suite

Esenvalds Only in Sleep 

Thomas World Premiere

Co-commission with Anima-Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus and text featuring Gwendolyn Brooks’ Bronzeville Boys and Girls 

In residence at Trinity Christian College, the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) is a leading performing arts organization in Chicago’s Southland providing professional orchestral music of beauty and excellence to the region. IPO’s repertoire ranges from Baroque and Classical masterpieces, to world premieres and modern favorites. The Illinois Council of Orchestras named IPO the “Illinois Professional Orchestra of the Year” in 1992, 2010, and 2020, recognizing IPO’s overall artistic excellence.