Symphony, Rotary team up for fundraising concert

Northbrook Tower – Mar. 7, 2012 Staff report Organizations collaborate to help in the fight against polio. Read More

Northbrook Orchestra plays music of the gods

Pioneer Press – Apr. 12, 2012 by music critic Dorothy Andries Maestro Rapchak "is a champion of the underdog... I look for good music which is undervalued." Read More

Chicago Tribune Pick of the Week

Chicago Tribune – Mar. 23, 2012 by classical music critic John von Rhein More innovation at the NSO. Read More

NSO Music Director Helms Unique Concerts With Broad Appeal

What’s Happening – Nov. 5, 2011 "One doesn't usually equate orchestral performances with the terms unconventional, unpredictable but..." Read More

Chicago Tribune Pick of the Week

Chicago Tribune – Oct. 21, 2011 by classical music critic John von Rhein The premiere of a work composed by our very own Maestro Rapchak. Read More

No monkeying around with a genuine hurdy-gurdy

Pioneer Press – Feb. 24, 2011 by music critic Dorothy Andries What is a hurdy-gurdy? Read More

Northbrook’s Rapchak goes where others fear to tread

Chicago Tribune – Oct. 28, 2010 by classical music critic John von Rhein Maestro Rapchak says "I don't want to be a third or fourth-rate Ravinia – I want to be a first-rate Northbrook Symphony." Read More

Northbrook Symphony Orchestra – innovative / engaging

The video depicts some of the outreach initiatives by The Northbrook Symphony and our creative programming that incorporates the historical and cultural signficance of the music, all from the stage by our Music Director and Conductor, Maestro Lawrence Rapchak. Read More