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Posted: October 1, 2015 | View More »


Citi-Link Change of Schedule

Due to the expansion of facilities at Junction City Shopping Center, Citi-Link will no longer be able to offer Park and Ride service out of that location, effective immediately.

Posted: October 1, 2015 | View More »


ROMANCE Press Release

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  January 2015 Peoria Symphony Orchestra announce ROMANCE with Quartetto Gelato The Peoria Symphony Orchestra proudly announces their annual Valentine concert ROMANCE featuring world-class artists, Quartetto Gelato, on Saturday, February 14, 2015 8 p.m. at the Peoria Civic Center Theater. The four musicians of Quartetto Gelato will provide an intimate evening of […]

Posted: February 3, 2015 | View More »


Website Launch Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  January 2015 Peoria Symphony Orchestra Launches New Website The 117 year old Peoria Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is excited to announce the launch of the new peoriasymphony.org website.  The goal was to provide streamlined ease of use showcasing the new branding identity with easier navigational tools and a clean, modern design with content-rich […]

Posted: January 15, 2015 | View More »


From the Podium: Nature’s Majesty

We all have been awed by a sunset, inspired by an amazing landcape, or mesmerized by the power of a storm. Who among us, upon seeing nature’s wildlife, has not imbued it with qualities such as nobility, tenderness, or magic? When we recall these visions, it is easy for us to relive the experience with pleasure. But try to recreate that experience for others – in poetry, painting, or even – music! No easy task is it?

Posted: November 6, 2014 | View More »


Lucia H. de Benito y Sanchez awarded First Place in the Young Artists Competition

Lucia H. de Benito y Sanchez was awarded First Place in the Young
Artists Competition held Saturday, October 25th in the Lecture Recital Hall of Illinois Central College in East Peoria. The Richwoods High School student played the Mendelssohn Concerto No. 1in G minor (1st mvt) on the piano.

Posted: October 27, 2014 | View More »


Country, Pop Musician Lyle Lovett to Perform with Acoustic Band at Civic Center

Where do you put a Lyle Lovett album in a music store?

That was always the dilemma, at least when most record stores were still around. To people outside of the country music scene, Lovett made country music. To those more inclined to country, he played pop music.

Posted: October 22, 2014 | View More »


Peoria Symphony Orchestra presents Star-Crossed Love – the Music of Romeo & Juliet

The 2014-2015 Peoria Symphony Orchestra (PSO) 117th season continues with the concert Star-Crossed Love, Saturday, October 18, 2004, 8:00 PM at the Peoria Civic Center Theater.

Posted: September 29, 2014 | View More »


Violinist Sarah Chang Performs With The PSO

Sarah Chang takes the Peoria Civic Center stage with the Peoria Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, September 20th at 8:00 p.m.! READ MORE>>

Posted: September 22, 2014 | View More »


Peoria Symphony Opens New Season with Brahms and Dvorak

This week, we talk with George Stelluto, conductor of the Peoria Symphony Orchestra. Their new season opens with a concert Saturday night, featuring music by Johannes Brahms and Antonin Dvorak and a guest appearance by violinist Sarah Chang. READ MORE>>

Posted: September 21, 2014 | View More »


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