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Art Institute of Chicago - Fullerton Hall

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CSO Chamber at the Art Institute

Feb9
2:00 PM
Nature Breaking Free
Sunday, February 9, 2014

This event takes place at the Art Institute of Chicago — Fullerton Hall

Eugene Delacroix was fascinated by the savagery of wild animals. The dancelike movement of his “Lion Hunt” suggests a perpetual struggle, a romantic craving for escape from the restrictions of a civilized environment. Both of these quartets represent a form of escape: for Brahms it was a burst of giddy freedom away from the struggles of completing his first symphony, while Bartók’s last quartet was an introspective reflection as he dealt with political disintegration and personal loss.

To purchase tickets, please call Patron Services at 312-294-3000.

Program

  • Brahms String Quartet No. 3
  • Bartók String Quartet No. 6
 

Performers

Meridian String Quartet

All 2014/15 Single Tickets and CYO Packages will be on sale August 8, 2014.

Selected performances will be on sale July 2014. Details to be announced.

In the meantime, 2014/15 single tickets can be purchased online by adding a subscription package to your cart, which will activate next season's single ticket purchase options at special subscriber prices. You MUST have a 2014/15 subscription package in your cart or pricing will not be adjusted.

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