Season Lineups of Exceptional Entertainment

You don’t have to travel far to find world-class musical and theatrical performances. Here’s a breakdown of just some of our region’s upcoming events and amazing venues.

Celebrate The Beatles at RSO Pops Concert

FROM ROCKFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: ROCKFORD — Rockford Health System Pops Series Classical Mystery Tour October 13, 2012, 7:30 p.m. Coronado Performing Arts Center Celebrate the 45th Anniversary of Sergeant Pepper’s…
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RSO Crowns Concerto Competition Winners

FROM ROCKFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: ROCKFORD – The Rockford Symphony Orchestra and Rock Valley College announce the 2012 Concerto Competition winners. The annual event offered music students aged 13-21 the opportunity…
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There’s No Performance Like Live Performance

In today’s world of high-tech entertainment, sometimes it’s nice to sit back and experience a live performance. Meet a group of patrons who return year after year to hear our region’s fine music performances.

NWQ Asks: What’s the State of Your Art?

ONLINE EXCLUSIVES: In this extended online story, meet four dynamic musicians who bring our region so much fine music. Discover what drives their passion for music, and how their work is exciting young people.

Try Bike for the Arts

ROCKFORD, Ill. – Join hundreds of riders for this exciting new fundraiser benefiting four of Rockford’s premier performing arts organizations! Choose from one of three exciting rides: 5-mile family fun…
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‘A Carnegie Hall in Every Town’

Our region is graced with many lovers of fine music, and there are ample opportunities to see live performances in classical and world music. Discover four such organizations.

RSO Welcomes Russian Cellist in January

Dmitry Kouzouv set to perform what’s been called the world’s greatest cello concerto.

Tickets Still Available For RSO Choir Event

RSO’s Carmina Burana kicks off Nov. 13.