Beyond the Concert


Words on Music

Join us one hour prior to each Lilly Classical Series concert for Words on Music. This pre-concert talk provides behind-the-curtain perspective on each performance from musicians, conductors, guest artists and community hosts. Words on Music is free and open to all ticket holders.

The Encore Lounge

Who says the evening ends when the music stops? Head to the Encore Lounge, located off of the Hilbert Circle Theatre's first floor lobby. Relax and enjoy signature cocktails, champagne, beer, wine, cheese and truffles while the crowd thins out. Click here for the current menu.

First Mondays at the ISO

Go behind-the-scenes each month with special guests and stories you won't hear anywhere else. This casual gathering takes place on the first Monday of every month in the Wood Room of the Hilbert Circle Theatre. Presentations begin at 7 p.m. First Mondays at the ISO is free and open to the public. For more information, call 317.262.1897 or e-mail                                                           

Concert Guides

Take your concert experience a step further with our Concert Guides. Learn more about the composers behind those melodies that get stuck in your head, listen to clips and watch videos of your favorite performances and pieces, travel the world and discover how the music was inspired by places and things, and much more. 

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