Altgeld Chamber Players
The Altgeld Chamber Players is a flexible instrumentation ensemble composed of distinguished SIUC faculty and outstanding graduate students. The repertoire of this dynamic and exciting ensemble ranges from cutting-edge contemporary works to the great classics of chamber music. Concerts by the Altgeld Chamber Players are presented on campus every semester as part of the School of Music's Altgeld Performing Artists Series. For more information, contact Professor Eric Mandat.
Recent concerts have included the following works:
- Copland -- Fanfare for the Common Man
- Riley --In C
- Rimsky-Korsakov/ Blackwood -- Capriccio Espagnol
- Franz Berwald -- Septet
- Charles Ives -- The Unanswered Question
- Chen Yi--Sparkle
- Kurt Weill--Little Three Penny Music
- Mozart--Serenade, KV. 361
- Stravinsky--L'Histoire de Soldat
- Saint-Saens--The Carnival of the Animals
All Altgeld Chamber Players events are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. at Old Baptist Foundation Recital Hall. Ticket prices are $6.50 for general public and $3.00 for students, children, and senior citizens.