The Elmhurst College World Music Series

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World Music Festival Photo Gallery

From India to Ireland

Check our photo gallery to revisit the sights and sounds of previous World Music Series events.

Performance Schedule

The 2016-2017 Elmhurst College World Music Series includes a wide range of international cultures and musical styles. The events for this academic year are as follows:

OLÉ! The Musical Influence of Spain
Elmhurst Philharmonic Orchestra with guest artists Dmitri Pogorelov (violin), Kontras String Quartet, Elmhurst Guitar Quartet, Elmhurst College Dancers and Maine East Symphonic Strings

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel
$10 General Admission; Elmhurst College students free with JayPass; children 5 and under free

Duo Tandem International Guitar Duo
Necati Emirzade and Mark Anderson

The two-guitar ensemble Duo Tandem performs a diverse repertoire ranging from the joyful to the experiential. With performances throughout the United States, in the United Kingdom and in Cyprus, Duo Tandem has been acclaimed as “magical” (Marc Teicholz) and praised for “beautiful articulations, rhythm, and timing” (Larry Ferrara). 

Sunday, October 30, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Irion Hall, Buik Recital Hall
$10 General admission; Elmhurst College students free with JayPass


Special Discount Ticket: $15 for both October 29 and October 30 World Music Series Concerts



M. S. Subbulakshmi Commemoration Concert
Elmhurst World Music Series & Chicago Kalapriya Foundation 

Kalapriya and Elmhurst College are excited to celebrate the 100th birthday anniversary of M. S. Subbulakshmi with a concert of some her greatest songs.  M. S. Subbulakshmi is revered as the "Nightingale of India" and is known as the leading exponent of classical and semi-classical songs in the Carnatic tradition of South India. 

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru had this to say about M.S. Subbulakshmi: "Who am I, a mere Prime Minister before a Queen, a Queen of Music."

Saturday, December 17, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel
$10 General admission; $5 Students 18 and under; Free for Elmhurst College students with JayPass 

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