Picasso and Chicago: 27th Annual Art and Music Seminar
Monday, March 18, 2013
RESERVATION DEADLINE: March 8, 2013.
Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Avenue
Lecture by Stephanie D’Alessandro, Gary C. and Frances Comer Curator of Modern Art, Department of Medieval to Modern European Painting and Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago
10 minute intermission
Lecture by Gerard McBurney, Artistic Programming Advisor and Creative Director of Beyond the Score, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association
Music performed by members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Immediately following the seminar
Millennium Park Room
Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Avenue
Including lunch: $60
One hundred years ago the Art Institute of Chicago became the first art museum in the country to present the work of a young Spanish artist who would become the preeminent artist of the twentieth century, Pablo Picasso. To celebrate the special 100-year history of Picasso and Chicago, Stephanie D'Alessandro, Gary C. and Frances Comer Curator of Modern Art, will discuss the Art Institute's collection and chronicle the storied moments of overlap of the artist and our city that have contributed to the vibrant interest in Picasso still today.
Throughout his life, Igor Stravinsky explored the intimacy of chamber music, writing for various ensembles and combinations, sometimes for just one solo instrument. Gerard McBurney, the CSO’s Artistic Programming Advisor and Creative Director of Beyond the Score, introduces a program of Stravinsky miniatures which in many ways plot the story of the Russian composer's life.
To view the exhibition, a separately purchased ticket to the Art Institute will be necessary unless you are a member or accompanied by a member with guest privileges.
This seminar is presented in partnership by the Community Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago and the League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association.
For questions, please call 312.294.3000.