About Us

The Lake Forest Civic Orchestra, a 501(c)3 charitable institution, is proud of its 27-year history of bringing professional and accomplished amateur musicians together to perform beloved classical works. Our current roster includes over 40 players from Lake County and beyond. The 2017-2018 concert season marks the third year with Robert Nordling as music director. The LFCO performs four regular concerts each season. All concerts in 2017-2018 will be held in Lake Forest at Gorton Center’s John & Nancy Hughes Theater.

The 2017-2018 season will begin with a concert on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 4:00pm entitled “Passages.” The performance will include Sea Pictures (Elgar) and Serenade No. 1, Op 11 (Brahms) and features Kim Diehnelt as Guest Conductor and vocal soloist Elizabeth Hale Knox, Contralto

Tickets will be available online or at the door, and cost $20 adult/$10 seniors and students. We invite you to arrive at least 15 minutes in advance to avoid any disruptions to the performance.