Showers of Sound Gala 2021

Showers of Sound 43rd Annual Virtual Gala
Online Auction April 17-24, 2021
Musical Gala Program April 24, 2021

Join us for an exciting virtual evening celebrating IPO’s achievements to date—from our beginnings as an innovative volunteer community orchestra to our transformation as a leader of excellence in arts engagement and live classical music performances.

The event features:
Jeffrey Mattsey, Baritone, The Metropolitan Opera
      accompanied by Lisa Kristina, piano
Anthony McGill, Principal Clarinet, New York Philharmonic
Rachel Barton Pine, Violin Soloist
Lisa Tannebaum, Harp Soloist

Presentation of The Leo Michuda IPO Award for Lifetime Service to Jerri Greer

A captivating silent auction with online bidding featuring travel to unique behind-the-scenes tours, dinners, gift cards to local businesses, high-end spirits, live events, fine dining certificates, and more.

The silent auction is open from April 17- April 24, 2021, at 9:00 PM.
Click the button below to begin bidding on our exciting silent auction!
All auction winners will be contacted by IPO staff after the auction. 

Tickets $175/Household

Included with your ticket:

Musical Program & Award Presentation on April 24, 2021, at 7:00 PM
Wine and chocolates to celebrate with us from the comfort of home, if ticket purchased by April 17th

The auction will open to all on April 17th and close at 9:00 PM April 24th

Register for the auction beginning April 17th
This is a virtual gala and all tickets are a donation. Proceeds benefit Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra’s artistic and educational programs.
Once you  order your ticket, you will receive an order confirmation email and a 2nd email around April 17th with instructions and a link to register for the Showers of Sound Auction

Have any questions?
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Thank you to our generous sponsors
Charles & Marie Grass Amenta
Stephen & Joey Buck
William & Janet Donne
Patti & John Flanagan
Rans & Associates