The Southern Illinoisan is reporting, “The Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra is gearing up for three concerts this month.
The first, on Tuesday, April 10, is the annual Stars of Altgeld concert. It is at 7:30 p.m. in Shyrock Auditorium on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus. The concert features winners of the annual SIU School of Music solo competition and the winner of the inaugural Southern Illinois Civic Orchestra concerto competition. The soloists — three SIU graduate students and one student from Trinity Christian School — will play music by Jules Massenet, Claude Debussy, Sergei Rachmaninov and Max Vruch. The orchestra will also play music of great Russian masters…”