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Muti Conducts Pictures from an Exhibition

Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center 220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL

Mussorgsky, shaken by the passing of his friend, the artist Victor Hartmann, turned his grief into music, composing his lavishly evocative 10-movement suite inspired by Hartmann’s sketches.

Civic Orchestra: Portraits in Harmony

Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center 220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
Event Categories: Free

A program of sharply drawn character portraits opens with Richard Strauss’ whimsical tribute to the medieval prankster, Till Eulenspiegel.

CSO MusicNOW: Perspectives

Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center 220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL

Among the works featured in the program are Singleton’s experimental and improvisational Be Natural for three bowed stringed instruments and Simon’s whimsical and wildly syncopated Lickety Split for cello and piano.

Thielemann Conducts Bruckner 8

Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center 220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
Event Categories: Companion Ticket

Bruckner’s last completed symphony is a majestic statement in which every theme feels like a sacred offering.

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