Prairie Performances

Fiery Fiddlin’

two violin scrolls

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On this week's Prairie Performances, Friday night at 7 pm on WILL-FM 90.9: Feel the fire of sensational fiddler Jeremy Kittel in Evan Chambers Concerto for Fiddle and Violin joined by Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s concertmaster Violetta Todorova and the enchanting orchestral wizardry of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. Brahms’ pastoral Third Symphony opens the evening directed by ISO’s Conductor Laureate Kenneth Kiesler!

"Fiery Fiddlin" (5/11-12/16)

Illinois Symphony Orchestra
Alastair Willis, conductor
Jeremy Kittel, fiddle
Violetta Todorova, violin

Pieces performed:

Johannes Brahms | Symphony No. 3 in F, Op 90

Evan Chambers | Concerto for Fiddle and Violin
Jeremy Kittel, fiddle
Violetta Todorova, violin

Igor Stravinsky | Firebird Suite