New Philharmonic features Gershwin’s ‘Porgy and Bess’

By Annie Alleman, Chicago Tribune, Naperville Sun Despite his short life, George Gershwin is widely regarded as one of America’s best-known composers. New Philharmonic, along with some special guests, celebrates the man with “An Evening of Gershwin” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 and 2 p.m. Oct. 23 at the McAninch Arts Center at the College … More New Philharmonic features Gershwin’s ‘Porgy and Bess’

New Philharmonic to Continue 40th Season with AN EVENING OF GERSHWIN at the MAC

by Classical Music News Desk, Broadwayworld.com New Philharmonic the professional orchestra in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, continues its 40th Anniversary Season with “An Evening of Gershwin” at the MAC Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 23 at 3 p.m.; free pre-concert MAC Chats will precede each concert beginning at 6:30 … More New Philharmonic to Continue 40th Season with AN EVENING OF GERSHWIN at the MAC

Egyptian pianist joins New Philharmonic for 40th season kickoff

By Annie Alleman, Chicago Tribune, Wheaton, Naperville Sun As a child, Wael Farouk was denied admission to a music conservatory because his hands were too small. Now, he is a piano virtuoso. The Egyptian-born Farouk was born with shortened ligaments in his hands and small fingers. A doctor recommended exercising his hands, so his parents bought … More Egyptian pianist joins New Philharmonic for 40th season kickoff

WDCB Radio Interview with New Philharmonic’s Kirk Muspratt and Harold Bauer

Tune in to WDCB on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 8am to listen to an interview with New Philharmonic’s Music Director and Conductor, Kirk Muspratt, and Artistic Director Laureate Harold Bauer on Gary’s “The Arts Section.” Muspratt and Bauer will talk about the upcoming New Philharmonic concerts that will take place at the MAC on September 24 … More WDCB Radio Interview with New Philharmonic’s Kirk Muspratt and Harold Bauer

Acclaimed Pianist Wael Farouk Joins New Philharmonic for 40th Anniversary Season Opener at the MAC Sept. 24-25

By Community Contributor Ann Fink, Chicago Tribune, Glen Ellyn New Philharmonic, under the baton of Maestro Kirk Muspratt, opens its 40th Anniversary Season with “Passionate Virtuosity – Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky,” Saturday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., on the campus of College … More Acclaimed Pianist Wael Farouk Joins New Philharmonic for 40th Anniversary Season Opener at the MAC Sept. 24-25

Wael Farouk and NP Conductor Laureate Harold Bauer Join New Philharmonic and Maestro Kirk Muspratt to Open New Philharmonic’s 40th Year

by BWW News Desk, Broadwayworld.com New Philharmonic, the professional orchestra in residence opens its 40th Anniversary Season at the McAninch Arts Center, with “Passionate Virtuosity – Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky,” Saturday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., on the campus of College … More Wael Farouk and NP Conductor Laureate Harold Bauer Join New Philharmonic and Maestro Kirk Muspratt to Open New Philharmonic’s 40th Year

New Philharmonic to play varied program at outdoor venue

By Annie Alleman, Chicago Tribune / Naperville Sun The New Philharmonic presents an evening of well-known pop songs set against nature. The orchestra performs a 7 p.m. Friday concert at the McAninch Center for the Arts at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn. It’s part of the Mac’s free outdoor summer Lakeside Pavilion series. People are invited … More New Philharmonic to play varied program at outdoor venue

New Philharmonic in Glen Ellyn announces 40th anniversary season

By Scott C. Morgan, Daily Herald It’s a season of anniversaries for The New Philharmonic, the resident orchestra at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn. The recently announced 2016-17 season marks not only the 40th anniversary of the New Philharmonic, but also the 30th anniversary of its prime campus home at the McAninch Arts Center. … More New Philharmonic in Glen Ellyn announces 40th anniversary season

Wilmette’s Leo Radosavlijevic Featured in New Philharmonic’s “Cosi fan tutte (Women Are Like That)” at Glen Ellyn’s McAninch Arts Center Jan. 23-24

Chicago Tribune, January 5, 2016 by Community Contributor Ann Fink Wilmette’s Leo Radosavlijevic takes the stage as Don Alfonso when New Philharmonic, under the direction of Kirk Muspratt, presents “Cosi fan tutte (Women Are Like That)” composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and featuring a libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte, at Glen Ellyn’s McAninch Arts Center … More Wilmette’s Leo Radosavlijevic Featured in New Philharmonic’s “Cosi fan tutte (Women Are Like That)” at Glen Ellyn’s McAninch Arts Center Jan. 23-24