Let's Explore Together

If you’ve spent any time shopping on Amazon, listening to Pandora, or going down the Wikipedia rabbit hole, you’re familiar with the concept of “if you like this, you might like that.” And if you’re not online much, you’ve no doubt had the same experience in an interesting conversation that moves from one topic to another with a cohesive thread in there somewhere, although you can’t necessarily say where.

This season, we’re taking a closer look at some of the classical music, performers, and composers you love, and some that may be new to you. And we’re doing it using that same idea—if you like Beethoven, you might also like this; if you like young talent, you’ll definitely want to know about these folks. We’ll share those recommendations in our e-newsletter and our concert programs. Be sure you subscribe (www.concordorchestra.org) and plan to attend our performances.

The world we live in is complicated but it’s a bit easier to navigate when we look out for each other. That’s something we’ve been doing for decades at the CCO. We make classical music accessible to all audiences, and our board has been working hard to make sure we live that mission. With that in mind, we have not raised ticket prices this year—even in this volatile economy. You can still attend a concert for $20 or less, and a season ticket package can still save you up to 40% off the cost of individual tickets. And new this year: final rehearsals on Friday nights are open for anyone to attend for free. This is a great opportunity for families with children who might not sit through an entire concert.

So come explore with us. Take a closer look at the CCO this season.


A special thank you to the following organizations that support the Concord Chamber Orchestra through their generous grants:

The Concord Chamber Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity.

Beethoven and Beyond

Saturday, October 22 at 7 pm
St. Sebastian Parish

We are delighted to welcome pianist Gregory Hartmann back for a concert that was originally slated to start our 2020-2021 season. Plus, if you like Beethoven, you might also like... We’ll give you some great resources and recommendations to expand your repertoire.

Repertoire includes:
Ode to Joy Fanfare ≈ Diane Wittry
Piano Concerto No. 3 ≈ Ludwig van Beethoven
World Premiere ≈ Gregory Hartmann
Symphony No. 8 in B minor (“Unfinished”) ≈ Franz Schubert

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Wonderland

Saturday, December 3 at 7 pm
Basilica of St. Josaphat

From the joy of a young woman experiencing her first snowfall to the awe of the “great mystery” that surpasses understanding, December is a time of wonderment. We’ll share all sorts of wonder-full music and insights as we explore the season. Plus, in a return to our annual Christmas tradition of choral concerts, we collaborate with the Bach Chamber Choir in Milwaukee’s most beautiful venue.

Repertoire includes:
Christmas Overture ≈ Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Bal Masque ≈ Amy Beach
her first snow ≈ Mari Esabel Valverde
Carol of the Bells ≈ Mikola Leontovic
“O magnum mysterium” ≈ Morten Lauridsen
Gloria ≈ Antonio Vivaldi
Christmas Festival ≈ Leroy Anderson

Concert sponsored by Affiliated Dermatologists

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The Spice of Life

Sunday, January 29 at 2 pm
North Shore Congregational Church

The Concord Chamber Orchestra contains a variety
of talented individual musicians who come together
in small ensembles as well as the full orchestra.

Our annual “sampler” concert is a unique opportunity to hear some of these spicy chamber music ensembles, each featuring musicians who make the deliciousness that is the CCO.

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Young Talent

Saturday, March 25 at 7 pm
St. Sebastian Parish

In addition to the winner of the 2022-2023 Walter A. and Dorothy J. Oestreich Concerto Competition, we wilal feature three composers who all made a big impression at an early age.

Repertoire includes:
Symphony No. 1 in G ≈ Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Concerto to be determined by the winner of the Walter A. and Dorothy J. Oestreich Concerto Competition
Lyric for Strings ≈ George Walker
Danzas de Panama ≈ William Grant Still

Concert sponsored by Brass Bell Music Store

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New Sounds and a New World

Saturday, May 20 at 7 pm
St. Sebastian Parish

“Music is like breathing. Often we do not notice how essential it is.” Classical guitar virtuoso René Izquierdo joins us to breathe life into music by the Cuban composer Leo Brouwer.

Plus, we’ll end our closer look season with a deep dive into a timeless classic — leaving you with a summer full of music from artists and composers you’ll be excited to discover!

Repertoire includes:
Concerto for Ten Wind Instruments ≈ Judith Bailey
Concerto elegiaco (Concerto No. 3) ≈ Leo Brouwer
Symphony No. 9 (“New World”) ≈ Antonín Dvořák

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