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Symphony Ball

Sep21
7:00 PM
Saturday, September 21, 2013

Join us for a special Symphony Ball celebration of the bicentennial of Italy’s greatest opera composer, Giuseppe Verdi. Riccardo Muti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in some of Verdi’s most popular and rousing choruses, including the invigorating anthem Va, pensiero from Nabucco. Renowned Italian opera stars Barbara Frittoli and Luca Dall'Amico sing the impassioned second act finale of La forza del destino.

Symphony Ball’s sumptuous evening begins with celebratory preconcert celebration at Symphony Center. This cocktail reception will be throughout Symphony Center for all who are attending the concert and feature open bar and hors d’oeuvres.

All ticketholders are invited to a preconcert reception beginning at 6 p.m. Attire for the evening is black tie.

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Program

  • Verdi Overture to Nabucco
  • Verdi Ballet Music from Macbeth
  • Verdi Patria oppressa! from Macbeth
  • Verdi Si ridesti il Leon di Castiglia from Ernani
  • Verdi Va, pensiero from Nabucco
  • Verdi Act 2 Finale from La forza del destino
  • Verdi Overture to I vespri siciliani
 

Performers

Riccardo Muti
conductor
Barbara Frittoli
soprano (Leonora)
Luca Dall'Amico
bass (Padre Guardiano)
Duain Wolfe
chorus director

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