When: Sun., May 8, 2:30 p.m. 2011
Celebrate a "suite" Mother's Day with the Evanston Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Lawrence Eckerling, as he debuts as pianist (while conducting) in Gershwin's ever-popular Rhapsody in Blue. This all-American season finale includes suites for full orchestra from Bernstein's Broadway musical Candide, Howard Hanson's tuneful opera Merry Mount, and Copland's classic ballet Appalachian Spring, featuring the Shaker melody "Simple Gifts."
Price: Adults $27 in advance/$30 at the door, Seniors $22 in advance/$25 at the door, Students (with I.D.) $5, Children 12 and under, Free