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SOARING STRINGS: An Orchestral Celebration of Matthew Mantell (Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra performs Strum)

Saturday, April 15 20237:30pm CDT
Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College
6601 W College Dr
Palos Heights, 60463 United States
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ESTILO Conflict Concerto
BRAGATO Graciela y Buenos Aires
POPPER Requiem
BRAHMS Symphony No. 3

Stilian Kirov, Conductor
Matthew Lipman, Viola
Emily Lewis Mantell, Cello
Sonia Mantell, Cello

This evening’s string-led program will be a lofty celebration of the life and talents of the late, longtime IPO principal violist Matthew Mantell. Taking center stage to celebrate Mantell will be his student and accomplished violist Matthew Lipman along with Mantell’s surviving wife & daughter, cellists Emily Lewis Mantell & Sonia Mantell. Lipman has been praised by The New York Times for his “rich tone and elegant phrasing.” Sonia Mantell is a cellist with the Minnesota Orchestra while Emily Lewis Mantell is a former principal & current section cellist with IPO.