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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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
bass (Padre Guardiano)