An Evening of Classical Music - featuring the Academy Orchestra
Lush, romantic music from Gustav Mahler’s Adagietto and Edward Elgar’s Sospiri
Excerpt of Engelbert Humperdinck's children's opera, Hansel and Gretel
Captivating Serenade for String Orchestra - written by 17-year-old Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
"O Danny Boy" Traditional Irish Folk Song
The Academy of the Music Institute of Chicago is a nationally recognized training center for highly gifted pre-college pianists and string players. Members of this award-winning chamber orchestra, under the baton of esteemed Academy Music Director James Setapen, matriculate to the finest conservatories in the country and are recipients of national and international awards.