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Altgeld Chamber Players

Altgeld Chamber PlayersThe 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. Altgeld Chamber Players will appear next as part of the 2018 Outside the Box New Music Festival. 

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.