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SPONSORED: Elgin Symphony Orchestra, Kurt Bestor and Voices In Harmony to perform at Raue Center Sept. 29

The ElgSymphony Orchestrwill perform Sept. 29 Raue Center Crystal Lake. | Submitted

The Elgin Symphony Orchestra will perform Sept. 29 at the Raue Center in Crystal Lake. | Submitted

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On September 29, the Raue Center For The Arts will be rocked by some of America’s best-known music. That night, renowned conductor Kurt Bestor will lead the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, Illinois’s leading regional orchestra, through a parade of ear-catching sounds. The event, sponsored by McHenry County Living and Piano Trends Music Company, promises to be bracing, uplifting and spectacular.

Joining the Elgin Symphony Orchestra will be Voices In Harmony, Crystal Lake’s one-of-a-kind choir, an indispensable part of any community celebration since 1987. The show also features Broadway star and former Rockette Kim Shriver, as well as Dana Parker and Matthias Austin of the Williams Street Repertory, Raue Center’s own theatre company.

The show is in honor of Bill and Joyce Dwyer, two of Raue Center’s long-time volunteers, whose efforts helped make the center’s work possible over the last decade. Bill Dwyer also served as the Raue Center’s first president for a decade. The show aims to celebrate the visionary spirit that continues to make Raue Center possible, through the work of visionaries and volunteers who work to keep the idea of community theatre alive and thriving.

Raue Center has been working to provide the Crystal Lake community with high-quality live entertainment for a decade and counting, and your support helps them keep that tradition alive. The beautiful theatre has been named to the League of Historic American Theatres.

The show begins at 7 p.m. at Raue Center For The Arts in Crystal Lake. Tickets for the show are $30 to $40. You can purchase a ticket at Raue Center’s official website at, by calling (815) 356-9212, or by visiting the theatre in person.

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