Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra – Classical & Sevdah Music

Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra – A Concert of International Classical & Sevdah

The Legacy of Dr. Himzo Polovina

11/25/2014 ~~ Tuesday

Doors:  6:45 pm ~~ Concert:  7:30 to 8:30 pm ~~ in Annex (w/ open cash bar)

Copernicus Center Tickets


$20 General Admission- $25 at the Door


American Music Festivals presents the award winning Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra in a concert of international classical and sevdah music in the Copernicus Center Annex on Tuesday, November 25 at 7:30PM.

lincolnwood chamber orchestra, classical music, chicago, copernicus centerPhilip Simmons leads the orchestra in works by Anton Rubinstein, Camille Saint-Saens, Edward Elgar, Franciscus Bossinensis, Dragan Suplevski, and traditional Bosnian folk songs with vocalist Samir Hadzalic.

The program is dedicated to the legacy of the Dr. Himzo Polovina and will include three of his most beloved sevdah songs: “Emina,” “Bembasa,” and “U lijepom starom gradu Visegradu” masterfully arranged for orchestra by Ilya Levinson.

Falling on the Bosnia and Herzegovina Statehood Anniversary, this program represents American Music Festivals 6th concert collaboration with the B&H community. American Music Festivals is a nonprofit committed to cultural exchange, and works with numerous ethnic communities in Chicago, Hawaii, and throughout the world.

Anton Rubinstein                                     Der Asra

Camille Saint-Saens                                Prelude from “Le Deluge”           

Edward Elgar                                            Elegy

Franciscus Bossinensis/Simmons     Ricercare          

Dragan Suplevski                                    Capriccio No. 1

Traditional Sevdah Songs, arranged Ilya Levinson

Samir Hadzalic, vocalist


This program is part of the Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra’s 2014-15 25th Anniversary Season, which includes seven concerts in the Chicago area.


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Sponsored in part by the Copernicus Foundation. 

Video Credits:  Sevdah Medley by Ilya Levinson ~ Sarajevo Philharmonic ~ Philip Simmons, conductor, National Theater or Bosnia and Herzegovina ~ October 30, 2009

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