Peoria Symphony Orchestra Announces Charter Partnership with the Madison Theater

The PSO will be one of many charter organizations kicking off the revitalization of the historic downtown theater.

Peoria, IL – The Peoria Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is proud to announce it has partnered with the Madison Theater as a Charter Organization that will represent the spectrum of performing arts and host a minimum of six events per year at the Madison Theater. This partnership will be an expansion of the PSO’s current venues, the Peoria Civic Center Theater and Grace Presbyterian Church.

“The Peoria Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to be one of the Charter Organizations with the Madison Theater,” said Susan Hoffman, Executive Director of the Peoria Symphony Orchestra. “Adding the Madison to our venue list for Symphony events will not only broaden our event capabilities but also aligns extraordinarily well with our history.”

“As we are moving into our 125th season as the Peoria Symphony Orchestra, we are taking the time to step back and resonate with how far we’ve come as a Symphony and how we’ve been present for many historic events and seen historic landmarks grown in our community,” said Brian Buralli, Board President of the Peoria Symphony Orchestra. “We were founded in 1897, we’ve been impacting the cultural life of central Illinois since before the Madison Theater was first constructed in 1920 but we worked alongside the Theater then and we’re looking forward to continuing that partnership now.”

“The Madison Theater is going to be a fantastic addition to our list of current PSO venues,” said Maestro George Stelluto, Music Director of the Peoria Symphony Orchestra. “Being a Charter Organization of this historic theater continues our significant presence as a cultural collaborator in Peoria.”

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Founded in 1897, the Peoria Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to entertain, educate, and inspire through music. The PSO presents excellent live musical performances, innovative music education programs, and engaging community outreach efforts, which significantly impact the cultural and economic vitality of Central Illinois.

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