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Pulcinella, Mvmt 1, Igor Stravinsky

Available on CSO Resound: Stravinsky Pulcinella
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Pierre Boulez, conductor

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Stravinsky Pulcinella

1:30 PM
Friday, February 21, 2014

In the first of two programs created by Pierre Boulez, Cristian Macelaru conducts works by Stravinsky, Ravel and Debussy spanning a wide range of textures and ensemble sizes, from solo clarinet pieces to the full orchestra in the colorful and teasingly elusive ballet, Jeux. The program will also feature video commentary by Pierre Boulez explaining how he structured these programs.

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  • Debussy Jeux
  • Ravel Trois poèmes de Mallarmé
  • Stravinsky Three Japanese Lyrics
  • Stravinsky Two Poems of Balmont
  • Stravinsky Three Pieces for Clarinet Solo
  • Stravinsky Berceuses du Chat
  • Stravinsky Suite No. 1 for Small Orchestra
  • Stravinsky Suite from Pulcinella

Additional Dates for this Program


Preconcert Conversation Information

Preconcert conversations with Laura Stanfield Prichard.

30 minute run-time.
Thurs., February 20, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Fri., February 21, 12:15 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Sat., February 22, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Tue., February 25, 6:30 p.m. Grainger Ballroom


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