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2017-18 Season Ticket Brochure

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The Racine Symphony Orchestra would like to thank the following sponsors:

This project has been supported by a grant from SC Johnson.

Marjorie L. Christiansen Foundation

"This program is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts."


The Racine Symphony Orchestra is a proud member of the following organizations:

October Masterworks Concert Guest Artist - Pianist Wael Farouk.
October Masterworks Concert
    Join us on Saturday, October 28 at UW-Parkside's Frances Bedford Concert Hall for first Masterworks Concert of the Season. Wael Farouk, Carthage professor and world-touring pianist, joins us as the Guest Artist at this Concert and 2017 Artist-in-Residence during the fall. Mr. Farouk and the RSO will perform Haydn's Symphony #86 in D and Chopin's Piano Concerto #1 in E minor.
     PreConcert Conversations, led by UW-Parkside's Professor Laura Rexroth, begins at 6:30 pm and the Concert itself begins at 7:30 pm in Bedford Hall.
     Tickets are $23 in advance and $25 at the door. As always, students 20 and under receive free general admission.

For more information and to purchase tickets click here or call the RSO office at 262-636-9285.
Patron Drive Preview 
     With the end of 2017 rapidly approaching, so to does our annual patron drive. Keep an eye out for our patron drive materials in your mailbox during October. The RSO relies on patron donations to support nearly one third of our budget.
     Please know that whatever you give makes a difference and is appreciated.
Wine Tasting Fundraiser - November 17 corks_wine.jpg
     Discover your new favorite wine while  supporting the RSO! Join us at Uncorkt, 240 Main Street, on Friday November 17 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Light hors d'oeuvres complimenting the wine will be served. Bring your friends (21 and over, of course) and enjoy a wonderful evening meeting new people!  You need not be a classical music aficionado to attend.
Tickets are $35 per person and available until November 10 by calling the RSO office at 262-636-9285.
2017-18 Season Concert Dates  

"Piano Classics" - Masterworks Concert
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 7:30 pm
Bedford Concert Hall
UW-Parkside, 900 Wood Road

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Doors Open at 5:30 pm
Festival Hall, 5 Fifth Street

Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 3:00 pm
Siena Center Chapel, 5635 Erie Street

Free Community Music Education Concerts

Young Artists' Competition
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 1:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 716 College Ave

Concerts for Fifth Grade Students  
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 9:15 & 10:45 am
Grace Church, 3626 Hwy 31  
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Each month we highlight businesses who advertise in our Season Program Book. Please support them and let them know that you heard about them through the Racine Symphony Orchestra!

- Ascension Wisconsin
-Piggly Wiggly - Erie Street
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