Very Special Promenades

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Designed for students grades K-3 and students of all ages with special needs, Very Special Promenades concerts introduce students to the symphony orchestra and the magical world of music.

Very Special Promenades
 
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Downtown Sounds
Nov
21
  • 10:15 AM & 12:00 PM
 

Program to include:

Strauss 
Prelude to Also sprach Zarathustra
Gershwin 
Excerpts fromAn American in Paris
Ibert 
Le metro from Paris (Suite symphonique)
Smetana 
The Moldau from Má vlast
Respighi 
Trevi Fountain from Fountains of Rome
Carpenter 
Lake from Adventures in a Perambulator
Tchaikovsky 
1812, Overture solonelle


Performers

Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Scott Speck
 conductor
Geoffrey Baer
 cohost

 

What does your neighborhood or town sound like? Many composers have written music about their favorite places, using melodies and rhythms to portray city streets and bustling neighborhoods. Be transported around the city without leaving Orchestra Hall in this program featuring music by Bernstein and Copland.

 
 


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Carnival of Animals
Mar
20
  • 10:15 AM & 12:00 PM
 

Program to include:

Mozart 
Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Stravinsky 
Dance of the Firebird from The Firebird (1919)
Bartók 
Excerpts from Romanian Folk Dances
Saint-Saëns 
Carnival of the Animals


Performers

Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Vladimir Kulenovic
 conductor

 

What instruments would you choose to create the sound of a massive elephant lumbering across the Sahara, an elegant swan or a school of fish swimming with the current? Discover how members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra can conjure a zoo full of characters in this concert featuring Saint-Saëns’ popular Carnival of the Animals.

 
 


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Tchaikovsky Spectacular
May
1
  • 10:15 AM & 12:00 PM
 

Program to include:

Tchaikovsky 
Trepak from The Nutcracker
Tchaikovsky 
Symphony No. 5, Mvt. 2
Tchaikovsky 
Symphony No. 2, Mvt. 2
Tchaikovsky 
Symphony No. 4, Mvt. 1
Tchaikovsky 
Romeo and Juliet
Tchaikovsky 
Miniature March from Suite No. 1 in D Minor
Tchaikovsky 
Symphony No. 6, Mvt. 4
Tchaikovsky 
Elégie from Serenade for Strings in C Major
Tchaikovsky 
Symphony No. 4, Mvt. 4


Performers

Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
Edwin Outwater
 conductor
Hubbard Street 2
 guest artists

 

Experience all of the feeling Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky expressed through his music— triumph, sadness, humor, tragedy, love and more! Edwin Outwater, the CSO and guest dancers introduce you to the spectacular sounds of one of the greatest composers of all time.

The CSO thanks John Hart and Carol Prins for their support of our family concerts.

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

 
 
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