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Racine Symphony Orchestra Hosts FREE Virtual Performance

The Racine Symphony Orchestra (RSO) is thrilled to announce a FREE community performance by 2020 Artist-in-Residence cellist Joshua Zajac. An experienced performer and educator from the Chicago area, Josh brings a fresh perspective to his residency with the Racine Symphony. His performing experience includes performing “Don Quixote” with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, a year-long […]

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State Grants Awarded to 9 County Cultural Organizations

RACINE COUNTY – Nine Racine County organizations are among 385 cultural organizations across the state to be awarded COVID-19 Cultural Organization Grants. The $15 million in grants, announced by Gov. Tony Evers, will provide critical funds to assist cultural nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is administered by the Wisconsin Department of […]

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Racine Symphony Orchestra Cancels June 26 Summer Pops Concert

The Racine Symphony Orchestra (RSO) has cancelled its June 26 Summer Pops Concert at Festival Hall. Due to the ongoing public health situation, the RSO and other involved parties made this difficult decision out of concern for the safety of our audience, musicians, and staff.  Since concert logistics require significant lead time, this decision was made now rather than closer […]

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Racine Symphony Orchestra Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

The Racine Symphony Orchestra (RSO) is thrilled to receive a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Arts’ Challenge America program in support of our 2020 fall programming. Specifically, this grant will support two concerts with our 2020 Artist-in-Residence, Joshua Zajac on November 7. Mr. Zajac is a cellist with strong ties to the […]

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Racine Symphony Orchestra Announces New Family Ticket Options for June 28 Pops Concert

The Racine Symphony Orchestra is pleased to offer special family section ticket packages for our Summer Pops Concert on June 28th, “Our American Family.” General admission and reserved table seats for two adults and up to four children is $25 and $50, respectively. These ticket packages are limited and available only by calling the RSO […]

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Enjoy holiday season traditions

This December weekend brings holiday season traditions to Racine County. You can see a decorated train, watch a holiday musical, catch parades and have some family fun. Come along with Real Racine. The train is back. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train returns to Sturtevant on Thursday with a great, free music performance and an opportunity […]

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The Buzz: Racine Symphony Orchestra, the Grinch, and Brunch with Santa

Keep up to date with your favorite businesses, learn about events and special deals at The Buzz, Racine County Eye’s newest twice-weekly column. Business Spotlight InSinkErator unveiled a $34 million reach and development facility, which will house about 175 engineers and professional staff. The manufacturer employs more than 1,400 people worldwide and has facilities in […]

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Racine Symphony Orchestra Announces October 6 Masterworks Concert

The Racine Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to announce the first concert of our Masterworks series this season on October 6. Headlined by our 2018 Artist-in-Residence, hornist Jeremiah Frederick, this Concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Siena Center Chapel, 5637 Erie Street. While ample seating is available, we encourage patrons to purchase tickets in […]

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Celebrating the Root River

You’re invited to celebrate the river, go for a fund-raising walk, listen to local talent and fly or drive to a Sunday breakfast/lunch. It’s all happening in Racine County this weekend. Come along with Real Racine. Rollin’ with the river. Join the late summer celebration. The 2018 Root River Festival is a free, family event […]

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Racine Symphony Seeks Applicants for Racine Talent Showcase

The Racine Symphony Orchestra (RSO)  is calling on all performers as they announce their 2018 Racine Talent Showcase. Vocalists, dancers, and instrumentalists of all ages and genres will be selected to perform at the Friday, August 24th Lakeside Pops-Racine Talent Showcase concert at 7 p.m. at the Racine Civic Centre’s Festival Hall. To apply, send a […]