An Augustana alumna who's found success in Nashville will speak on campus before performing at Davenport's Redstone Room Friday.
OperX Ensemble: Songs of Survival
November 16 at 7:30 p.m., and November 17 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Brunner Mainstage Theatre, ticketed
The OperX Ensemble, the Augustana Chamber Orchestra and the Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble are combining forces to present a program that is both charming and inspiring, and tells a story of courage and triumph that children and adults alike will love and learn from. Presenting the children's opera "Brundibár" in a program called Songs of Survival, the performance is free of charge for children and students.
Tickets: $14; or $10 for Augustana faculty and staff; $12 senior citizens; free for students and children
Augustana Choir and Augustana Choral Artists
October 26 at 7:30 p.m., First Lutheran Church, Moline, free
The Augustana Choir and Augustana Choral Artists will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I with themes of war and peace at their fall concert Oct. 26.
The free concert will be at 7:30 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 1230 5th Ave., Moline, Ill. A post-concert reception will offer hot chocolate, cider, coffee and cookies.
Augustana Symphony Orchestra Midwest Tour
The Augustana Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Daniel Chetel, will perform a home tour concert just weeks before embarking on its second annual tour, when the ensemble will travel to conduct clinics and perform concerts in Illinois and Wisconsin November 2-4.
Tour Performance Schedule
Saturday, October 13, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall Home Concert
3703 7 Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois 61201
Friday, November 2, 7 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
5701 Raymond Rd, Madison, Wisconsin 53711
Saturday, November 3, 7:30 p.m., St. Luke’s Lutheran Church
300 Carroll St, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186
Sunday, November 4, 3 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
27 S Edgelawn Drive, Aurora, Illinois 60506
Christmas at Augustana
December 1 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Centennial Hall, ticketed
Christmas at Augustana has thrilled audiences in sold-out performances for 10 years. Three hundred student musicians share their talents in what has become a highlight of the Augustana and Quad Cities holiday season. Featuring performances by the Augustana Brass Ensemble, Ascension Ringers, Augustana Symphony Orchestra, Augustana Choir, Augustana Concert Chorale, and Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble, this holiday concert is not to be missed!
Tickets: $21 for adults, $16 for senior citizens, $11 for students and children
Parking and Seating: Parking is available in the lot east of Centennial Hall. Parking is limited and fills quickly, so we encourage an early arrival. Additional parking is available across 38th Street and west of Denkmann Memorial Building.
The will-call desk will be open 90 minutes before each performance. Doors open for audience seating a half-hour before performances.
The Quad Cities' ABC affiliate, WQAD, will stream the 2 p.m. performance live online at augustana.edu. The performance will be rebroadcast in the Quad Cities area on Christmas Day.
For more information on Augustana's Celebration of Christmas, click here.