November 01, 2021

Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra to provide a “reawakening” Tuesday

CARBONDALE, Ill. — The Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert of music relating to a “reawakening” theme on Tuesday, Nov. 2 in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Shryock Auditorium.

The performance begins at 7:30 p.m., and is part of the 2021-2022 season series, “Tchaikovsky Bookends.”

The works will include “Chanson de Matin” by English composer Edward Elgar, “Morning” from the Peer Gynt Suite by Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg, along with works from Rossini, Wagner, Holst and Tchaikovsky. The concert will be conducted by Jace Kim, Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra associate conductor, who is a second-year graduate student in the SIU School of Music. Kim will also perform as soloist for a movement of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, while directing the orchestra from the keyboard.

All seating is general admission to allow for social distancing if required or desired. Individual performance tickets are available at the door: $20 for general admission and $10 for students of all ages.

SIU is committed to protecting the community, so all those attending the performances must wear masks and follow current campus and state pandemic safety protocols.

The Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra, which includes SIU faculty and students along with talented community musicians and professionals from the region, has been providing high-quality musical entertainment in Southern Illinois since 1903.

For more information, contact the School of Music at 618-536-8742 or