LFCO in concert

2017-2018 Season

The Lake Forest Civic Orchestra performs four concerts each season in the John & Nancy Hughes Theater at the Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest. Check out our upcoming concerts below!


“Passages” – Sunday, October 1, 2017, 4:00pm

Kim Diehnelt, Guest Conductor

Sea Pictures – Edward Elgar

Elizabeth Hale Knox, Contralto

Serenade No. 1, Op. 11 – Johannes Brahms

“Vive La France” – Sunday, November 12, 2017, 4:00pm

Petite Symphonie – Charles Gounod

Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 33 – Camille Saint-Saëns

Ezra Escobar, Cellist

Pavane pour une infante défunte – Maurice Ravel

Symphony in d minor – César Franck

“Slava! Russian Favorites” – Sunday, March 11, 2018, 4:00pm

Serenade for Strings – Peter Tchaikovsky

Berceuse and Finale (from The Firebird Suite) – Igor Stravinsky

Vocalise – Sergei Rachmaninoff

Symphony No. 1 – Dmitri Shostakovich

“Sisters Unite” Celebrates Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 13, 2018, 4:00pm

World premieres by Kim Diehnelt and Sharon Marisa Hartanto

Piano Concerto No. 2 – Dmitri Shostakovich

Airin Efferin, Pianist

Serenade in D – Ethel Smyth