Illinois Symphony Orchestra http://wuis.org en Guest Conductor For Illinois Chamber Orchestra http://wuis.org/post/guest-conductor-illinois-chamber-orchestra <p></p><p><a href="http://www.ilsymphony.org/concerts/chamber-orchestra.html">The Illinois Chamber Orchestra</a> welcomes a guest conductor for Friday night's performance in Springfield.&nbsp;&nbsp; Nicolas McGegan will lead a program of 18th century music at St. Agnes Church.&nbsp; It begins at 7:30 p.m. and will feature works of Haydn, Scarlatti, Bach and Telemann.</p><p><a href="http://nicholasmcgegan.com/">McGegan</a> has been music director for the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra in San Francisco for three decades.&nbsp; As both a conductor and soloist, he has made over 100 recordings.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:52:43 +0000 Karl Scroggin 18042 at http://wuis.org Guest Conductor For Illinois Chamber Orchestra Chamber Orchestra Performs 'Britain's Beauty' Tonight http://wuis.org/post/chamber-orchestra-performs-britains-beauty-tonight <p class="p3"><span class="s1">The Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra’s season opens tonight with the sumptuous sounds of English string music in a performance of <b>Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings, </b>featuring versatile<b> tenor William Burden</b> and the ISO’s principal <b>horn Stephen Hanrahan</b>.</span></p><p>WUIS' Karl Scroggin spoke with Music Director and Conductor Alistair Willis about the performances...</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 10:15:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 14707 at http://wuis.org Chamber Orchestra Performs 'Britain's Beauty' Tonight