Estonian National Symphony

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Stephens Auditorium and the Ames International Orchestra Foundation (AIOFA) proudly welcome back the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra (ENSO). Founded as a small radio orchestra in 1926, ENSO has since grown to 100 musicians performing more than 60 concerts each year with a repertoire ranging from baroque music to premieres of contemporary works. They enjoy increasing acclaim for their Grammy award-winning recordings and festival appearances in Scandinavia, Europe and the former Soviet Union.

ENSO’s program will include (subject to change):

Violin Concerto in E Minor, op. 64           Felix Mendelssohn

Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, op. 70         Antonín Dvořák                      

Koit (Dawn)                                                    Heino Eller

Continually impressed by the quality and variety of performances scheduled by Stephens. This was one of the best. Excellent orchestra; outstanding performance! Thank you! Quote from 2013  ENSO (courtesy of Survey Monkey):


Join us for a pre-show dinner! Advanced tickets are required, $32.  Click here for more details!

This performance is made possible, in part, by a generous gift from Warren and Beverly Madden and Arthur Klein.