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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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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.