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Adventures with Aladdin

12:45 PM
Saturday, May 10, 2014

Beautiful princesses, wicked kings and magical genies—encounter these and more as the CSO and Lookingglass Theatre Company take you on an adventurous musical voyage through the captivating storytelling of Sheherazade. Featuring Rimsky-Korsakov’s dazzling music inspired by Arabian Nights, this concert will whisk you away to the far-off settings of these enchanting Middle Eastern tales.

Recommended for ages 5 and up.

Each performance is preceded by a series of educational preconcert activities, including performances by students from local community music schools, composition and conducting activities led by musicians from the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and an Instrument Petting Zoo, and more. We invite you to arrive at Symphony Center one hour before each performance for these activities.

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


  • Khachaturian Lezghinka from Gayane
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Selections from Sheherazade, Op. 35
  • Grofé On the Trail from Grand Canyon Suite
  • Rossini Overture to William Tell
  • Sibelius Allegro molto – Misterioso from Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 82
  • Mussorgsky A Night on Bald Mountain
  • Stravinsky Selections from The Firebird
  • Tchaikovsky Coronation March

Additional Dates for this Performance


This performance is part of the:

Family B Series >


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

Current subscribers please call 312-294-3000 to purchase add-on single tickets by phone at discounted subscriber rates.