Events

2015 Winter Concert
Haydn and Distant Brothers

Saturday March 7 at 7:30pm
Mina Zikri Conducts the Oistrach Symphony Orchestra
Special Appearance by Distant Brothers


LOCATION

Luther Memorial Church
2500 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60625

CONCERT DETAILS
This program will feature Haydn’s Symphony
No. 104 and a special collaborative performance with folk-rock band Distant Brothers.

 

 Tickets Go On Sale in January

 

Visit our Meet the Symphony page for more about Mina Zikri and the musicians of the Oistrach Symphony Orchestra. For more information on Distant Brothers, check out the Distant Brothers on Facebook.

COMING UP

2015 Summer Concert

Saturday May 30, 2015
7:30pm
Location and Program Details To Be Announced

PAST CONCERTS

2014 Fall Concert

October 18, 2014 at 8:00pm
St. Clement Church, Chicago, IL

Program:

Haydn: Organ Concerto in C Major featuring Paul Nicholson
Corelli: Concerto Grosso in D major No. 4 op. 6
Druzinsky: Apothecary featuring Jane Bunnell, mezzo-soprano
Mozart: Symphony No. 10 in G major K 74

2014 Summer Concert

June 7, 2014 at 7:30pm
Grace Lutheran Church, River Forest, IL.

Program:

Mahler: Adagietto from Symphony No. 5
Handel: Harp Concerto in B flat Major, Op. 4, No. 6, HWV 294
Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 9 in C Major, MWV N 9

2014SoundofStrings

2014 Sounds of Strings

March 8, 2014 at 7:30pm
Our Lady of Victory Church

Program:

Mozart: symphony No. 34, K. 338 second movement, andante di molto
Brahms/ Druzinsky: intermezzo Op. 118 No. 6
Haydn: String quartet Op. 76 No. 2 adapted for string orchestra

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2013 Fall Concert

Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 8:00pm
DePaul University Concert Hall
Featuring acclaimed violinist Ilya Kaler

Program:
Kreisler: Concerto In C Major in the Style of Vivaldi
Paganini-Kreisler: Concerto No. 1 in D Major
Kreisler: Rondino on the Theme of Beethoven
Kreisler: La Gitana
Kreisler: Caprice Viennois
Kreisler: Tambourin Chinois

Visit YouTube for video of Ilya Kaler performing with the Oistrach Symphony Orchestra.

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2013 Summer Concert

Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 7:30pm
Grace Lutheran Church
7300 W. Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305

Program:
Mozart, Andante from String Quartet No. 11 in D Major, K. 155
Mozart, Allegro from String Quartet No. 15 in B-flat Major, K. 159
Holst, Brook Green Suite
Brahms, Intermezzo in F Minor, Op. 118, No. 4. Arranged by Michael Druzinsky
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Minor, BWV 1048

Oistrach March 9 2013

Oistrach Symphony Spring Concert

Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 7:30pm
Our Lady of Victory Church
5212 W. Agatite Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630

Program:
Piazzolla, Fuga Misterio. Arranged by Gerardo Moreira
Brahms, Intermezzo in E Major, Op. 116, No. 6. Arranged by Michael Druzinsky
Beethoven, Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major

Mina Zikri

DePaul Community Chorus

Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 3:00pm

DePaul University Concert Hall
804 W. Belden Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614

Oistrach March 9 2013

Oistrach Symphony Spring Concert

Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 7:30pm

Our Lady of Victory Church
5212 W. Agatite Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630

Program:
Piazzolla, Fuga Misterio. Arranged by Gerardo Moreira
Brahms, Intermezzo in E Major, Op. 116, No. 6. Arranged by Michael Druzinsky
Beethoven, Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major

Mina Zikri

DePaul Concerto Festival

Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:30pm

DePaul University Concert Hall
804 W. Belden Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614

2012 Summer Concert

Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 7:30pm
Venue:
Grace Lutheran Church
7300 W. Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305

Program:
W. A. Mozart: Divertimento in D Major KV 136
A. Piazzolla: Fuga y Misterio
Brahms – Druzinsky: Intermeazzo Op. 117 No. 1
P. I. Tchaikovsky: Serenade for strings in C Major Op. 48

With support from Thrivent Financial.

The ALS Association Greater Chicago CURE 90/90

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 12:00pm

Daley Plaza
50 W. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Oistrach Symphony Orchestra – STRINGS of HOPE


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April 21, 2012

DePaul University Concert Hall, Chicago

Program:
Beethoven, Leonore overture No.1 opus 138
Beethoven, Symphony No.2 in D Major
Brahms, Serenade No.1 in D Major

January 22, 2011

DePaul University Concert Hall, Chicago

DePaul Concerto Festival for Young Performers

This year the festival featured 13 talented young musicians performing concertos with the Oistrach Symphony.

November 12, 2011

Our Lady of Victory Church, Chicago

Fall Concert

Program:
Mozart, String Divertimento in D Major K. 136
J.S. Bach, Ariosa from Kantata No. 156
Mozart, Ave Verum Corpus
Elgar, Serenade for a String Orchestra in E Minor Op. 20
Mendelssohn, String Symphony No. 10 in B Minor

June 5, 2011

June 5th, 2011

Luther Memorial Church, Chicago

Summer Concert
The Oistrach Symphony Orchestra performed its first Summer Concert

Program:

Mozart, String Divertimento in D major K.136
Elgar, Serenade for a String Orchestra in E minor Op. 20
Mozart, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik K.525
Mendelssohn, String Symphony No. 10 in B minor

Photos from the concert

March 19, 2011

DePaul University Concert Hall, Chicago

Annual Spring Concert

The Oistrach Symphony Orchestra performed its annual Spring Concert. The program included Michael Druzinsky’s Roslyn Place. Please enjoy the video excerpt to the left.

The Oistrach Symphony Orchestra also performed Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 in G major after a short intermission. Please enjoy the video excerpt to the left. The Spring Concert was sold out to an enthusiastic audience.

January 30, 2011

DePaul University Concert Hall, Chicago

DePaul Concerto Festival for Young Performers

The DePaul Concerto Festival attracts over 100 participants from the Chicago area who audition for a chance to perform with Oistrach Symphony Orchestra. Winners and the concert program will be announced in January.

Violin Soloist

June 6th, 2010

Church of the Three Crosses, Chicago

Program:
Haydn, String Quartet Opus 76 No. 2 in D Minor “Quinten”
Mozart, String Quartet No. 15 in D Minor K.421

Mina Zikri

March 20th, 2010

DePaul University Concert Hall, Chicago

Program:
Wagner, Prelude to Die Meistersinger
Druzinsky, Roslyn Place
Mahler, Selections from Des Knaben Wunderhorn

Soloists: Jane Bunnell and Marc Embree

Audio:

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Mina Zikri

April 22nd, 2009

DePaul University Concert Hall, Chicago

Program:
Beethoven, Egmont Overture
Mozart, Violin concerto No. 4 in D major
Beethoven, 2 Romances for violin and orchestra
Mozart, Symphony No. 40 in G minor

Soloist: Ilya Kaler

Mina Zikri

June 13th, 2008

DePaul University Concert Hall, Chicago

Program:
George Flynn: selection from “The Reign of love”
Mozart, Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major
Mahler, Symphony No. 1 “The Titan”

Soloists: Ilya Kaler and Rami Solomonow

Mina Zikri

April 15th, 2007

DePaul University Concert Hall, Chicago

Program:
Shostakovitch, Festival Overture in A major
Tschaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor

Soloist: Eteri Andjaparidze

Mina Zikri

June 16th, 2006

Nicholes Hall, Music Institute of Chicago

Program:
Mendelssohn: Fingal’s Cave Overture
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor

Soloist: Michael Barenboim

Mina Zikri

May 21st, 2006

DePaul University Concert Hall, Chicago

Program:
Mahler, Kindertotenlieder
Mahler, Symphony No. 4 in G major

Soloist: Susanne Mentzer

Audio:

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February 23rd, 2006

DePaul University Concert Hall, Chicago

Program:
Beethoven, “Creature of Prometheus” Overture
Bach, Keyboard concerto in D minor BWV 1052
Beethoven, Symphony No. 4 in B flat major

Soloist: Eteri Andjaparidze

Mina Zikri

October 31st, 2005

Nicholes Hall, Music Institute of Chicago

Program:
C. P. E. Bach, Concerto for flute and orchestra in D minor
Mozart, Flute Concerto in G major
Beethoven, symphony No. 3 “Eroica”

Soloist: Matheu Dufour

Mina Zikri

September 25th, 2005

DePaul University Concert Hall

Program:
Mendelssohn, String Symphony No. 10 in D Minor
Peirne, Concertstuck for harp and orchestra Op. 39
Beethoven, symphony No. 7 in A major

Soloist: Marina Roznitovsky

Audio:

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