Reciprocal Concerts

Being a SVCCA member not only gets you three concerts, but it also allows you to attend reciprocal community concerts in Ottawa and Freeport at no additional cost. Just be sure to show your membership card!

Freeport Concerts

Call Marjorie Phillips for more information at 815-232-4214.
Scroll to the bottom of the page to see location information. Please note, reciprocal concerts and locations are subject to change.

Timothy Ehlen

Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019
Masonic Temple in Freeport
3:00 p.m.

Timothy Ehlen has performed extensively in the United States and Europe as a soloist and chamber player. He first gained international attention after winning the World Piano Competition in 1987; after his subsequent debut in Lincoln Center at Alice Tully Hall in 1988, the New York Times raved that his “playing was filled with elegant personality... recalled bygone artists like Robert Casadesus and, especially Walter Gieseking in their mastery of both 18th century and impressionist music...immaculate technique.”  The Pro Piano Recital Series sponsored his 1997 recital in Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, which the New York Concert Review hailed as “…an absolutely remarkable tour-de-force.”  Recitals in France, Germany, and Korea have elicited a similarly enthusiastic response: “Sensitive and tender creativity [in Ravel]” [Fürther Nachrichten] and “behind the fire hid a heartfelt emotion, held together by tender affection [in Beethoven]” [L’Alsace].

Double Double Duo

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019
Masonic Temple in Freeport
3:00 p.m.

Double-Double Duo is about much more than coffee; each duo member is a ‘double threat’ on two instruments: Kornel Wolak (clarinet / piano) and Michael Bridge (accordions / piano). Classically trained international soloists, they use comedy, virtuosity, and musical sensitivity to bring their broad repertoire to life; “Double-Double Duo is the best of new, young ‘classical’ musicians… bringing their own style of intellect, expertise, and talent to a new 21st century audience.” (Barrie Examiner) Actively touring in Poland, France, Ecuador, and across Canada, DDD performs their all- original arrangements of classical showpieces, sensitive jazz ballades, and fiery folk music from around the globe.

Location: Freeport Masonic Temple-305 W. Stephenson St.