Our 2021-2022 Season

All concerts take place at 3:00pm at the Forest View Educational Center located at 2121 S. Goebbert Road in Arlington Heights.

Sunday, October 17th: “Loss, Laughter, Life” 

George Walker: Lyric for Strings 

Darius Milhaud: Le Boeuf sur le Toit 

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

Sunday, February 13th: “2021 Paul Vermel Young Artist Award Winner”

Jean Sibelius: Valse Triste 

W.A Mozart: Clarinet Concerto. Louis Auxenfans, clarinet 

Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3

Sunday, April 3rd: “Natural Wonder”

Felix Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture 

Chris Rogerson: Oaken Sky 

Bedřich Smetana: “The Moldau” 

Florence Price: Mississippi River Suite

Sunday, May 15 Concert – “2021 Paul Vermel Young Artist Award Winner”

Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1, Bianca Ciubancan, violin 

Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 8

Noel Noel at Home

Join NSO’s Music Director Tim Semanik as he makes his debut with the San Diego Symphony! Register at the link in the Facebook event below to reserve a spot for this virtual (and free) holiday concert this Friday, December 18th🎄🎶 https://fb.me/e/RyGvlOHp

October 2020 Virtual Concert Announcement

The Northwest Symphony presented its first virtual concert this fall. You can view the concert under our “Past Performances” tab on this website, or on our YouTube channel.

We hope you will consider making a contribution to the orchestra so we may continue to create more virtual performances. This can be done under the “Donate” tab on the website as well.

Thank you for your continuous support. Please stay safe and healthy.

Our 2020-21 Season

The Northwest Symphony Orchestra board and musicians look forward to the time when we can safely resume live performances. This fall, we are in the process of preparing virtual offerings and our hope is to present concerts in person in 2021. We have an exciting new season planned and look forward to once again presenting great music to the community:

Sunday, February 14th at 3:00pm – Lift Every Voice: A Concert of African-American Composers

Sunday, April 18th at 3:00pm – Paul Vermel Young Artist Competition Winner & Dvorak 8

Sunday, May 16th at 3:00pm – Natural Wonder: Rogerson – Oaken Sky & Beethoven 6

Please return to the website for details about our virtual performances and updates regarding live concerts.

Remainder of 2019-20 Season Cancelled

In response to the CDC and their recommendations to combat the spread of COVID-19 virus, all remaining concerts for the 2019-20 season have been cancelled. We regret that we will be unable to present these performances, but the safety of our audience, musicians, staff, and community is of the upmost importance.

To obtain a refund or donate the price of tickets purchased to the orchestra, please email us at nsochicago@gmail.com or call (847)-965-7271.

Please check back for the latest information regarding our 2020-21 season. We truly miss our audiences and hope to be able to present concerts again very soon.

April 18th Concert Announcement

In response to the CDC and their recommendations for the spread of COVID-19, the Northwest Symphony Orchestra has decided to postpone the “Natural Wonder” concert that was scheduled for Saturday, April 18th. That concert will tentatively take place on Sunday, May 17th in place of the originally scheduled “Opera in the Afternoon” concert. We are hoping to reschedule the “Opera in the Afternoon” concert for a later date in June.

If you already have tickets purchased for the April 18th concert, they will honored at the May 17th performance or can be used for a future concert this season. If you would like to get a refund or wish to donate the price of the ticket to the orchestra, please email us at NSOchicago@gmail.com or call (847)-965-7271.

RSVP To Our Next Concert!

Join the Northwest Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, February 16th at 3PM in a celebration of Romantic music and phenomenal talent. This performance will feature the music of Jean Sibelius, as well as the Paul Vermel Young Artist Winner, Claire Metcalf, performing the Khatchaturian Violin Concerto. Celebrate love with an afternoon of music, community, and extraordinary talent. Tickets will be available at the door!