Noted Trailblazers – November 15, 2020

Chamber Music at Gorton

Join Lake Forest Civic Orchestra for their November “Noted Trailblazers” chamber concert featuring the orchestral works of St. George, George Walker and Gwyneth Walker.  Music director Christopher Ramaekers conducts Symphony No. 1 in G major and Symphony No.2 in D Major composed in the time of Maria Antoinette and the French revolution by Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint Georges for a chamber orchestra. Works of noted American contemporary composers George Walker’s “Lyric for Strings” and Gwyneth Walker’s “Shadow of Evening” and “About Leaves” for string quartet will also be performed.  These smaller chamber groups have been formed from the ranks of the orchestra for this special concert featuring these truly trailblazing composers.

Enjoy these intimate performances in the John & Nancy Hughes Theater, with seating limited to 50 patrons.


  • Bologne – Symphony No. 1 in G Major
  • Bologne – Symphony No. 2 in D Major
  • George Walker – “Lyric for Strings”
  • Gwyneth Walker – “Shadow of Evening”,  “About Leaves”

Digital Program Book:

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Ticket Prices:

  • $20 Adults
  • $10 Students and Seniors

Ticket Information:

In accordance with Illinois safety regulations, only 50 tickets are available and only via advanced sales. No tickets will be available at the door on the day of the concert. Purchase tickets online via PayPal or by mail at the address below. All patrons are required to wear a mask for the performance and will be seated in their social pods appropriately spaced from other patrons.

Ticket Type

Lake Forest Civic Orchestra
P.O. Box 889
Lake Forest, IL 60045