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Dutoit and Dufour

Mar5
6:30 PM
Dutoit and Dufour
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Escape the everyday grind with the luscious sound of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Each Afterwork Masterworks concert features incredible music with an early start time and no intermission. Stay after each performance for an engaging Q&A with the guest artists and enjoy complimentary wine in the Grainger Ballroom.

The restless wanderings in the first movement of Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony gradually yield to serene contemplation, growing in majestic grandeur with powerful organ chords and concluding in a series of brilliant fanfares. Charles Dutoit, renowned for his refined sense of orchestral color, also leads the world premiere of Guillaume Connesson's flute concerto, Pour sortir au jour, performed by the CSO's own Mathieu Dufour.

Preconcert Recital with Paul Jacobs, organ
Join Grammy® award-winner Paul Jacobs for Romantic Organ Music from Paris, featuring works by Vierne, Messiaen, Duruflé and Guilmant. This preconcert recital is free and open to all ticket-holders for the CSO concerts on March 5-8. The recitals will begin at the following times:

Wednesday, March 5, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 6, 7:00 p.m.
Friday, March 7, 12:15 p.m.
Saturday, March 8, 7:00 p.m.

Program

  • Connesson Pour sortir au jour [CSO Co-commission, World Premiere]
  • Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3 (Organ)
 

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All 2014/15 Single Tickets and CYO Packages will be on sale August 8, 2014.

Performances ON SALE NOW:
Sep 20 - Symphony Ball
Sep 28 - Mariachi Vargas
Oct 14 - Ben-Hur
Oct 17 - Thile/Meyer
Oct 19 - Jarrett/Peacock/DeJohnette
Oct 25 - Hallowed Haunts
Oct 31 - Dr. Caligari
Nov 2 - China NCPA

Performances ON SALE Friday July 25:
Nov 29 - Vienna Boys Choir
Nov 29&30 - Pixar in Concert
Dec 2&3 - Chanticleer
Dec 7 - Sweet Honey in the Rock
Dec 13-23 - Welcome Yule
Dec 18 - CSO Brass

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