FESTIVAL EVENTS
Jan 14–Feb 4
Monday, January 14, 7:00 p.m.
Festival Orchestra open rehearsal
led by Riccardo Muti
Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center
220 South Michigan Avenue
Visionary conductor and CSO Music Director
Riccardo Muti leads the Festival Orchestra in an
open rehearsal of two movements of Tchaikovsky’s
famous Symphony No. 5 and the overture to Verdi’s
opera
I vespri siciliani
.
FREE and open to the public—call 312-294-3000
to reserve tickets.
Wednesday, January 23, 10:15 a.m.
Free CSO Percussion Scholarship
Group concert for Chicago Public
Schools students
Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center
220 South Michigan Avenue
Students of the CSO’s Percussion Scholarship
Program, led by CSO percussionist Patsy Dash
and Lyric Opera Orchestra percussionist Doug
Waddell, take the stage to offer a free concert for
CPS students.
FREE for CPS school groups, grades 4–8.
Visit cso.org/youthinmusic for a reservation form.
Wednesday, January 30, 7:00 p.m.
Open reading session with
Festival Guest Conductor
Carlos Miguel Prieto
Benito Juarez Community Academy
Performing Arts Center
1450-1510 West Cermak Road
Chicago, IL 60608
Carlos Miguel Prieto leads students from the
Festival Orchestra, members of the Youth
Orchestra of the Americas and additional students
from Festival partner organizations in a super-sized
orchestral reading of Russian composer Nikolai
Rimsky-Korsakov’s
Capriccio espagnol
, an orchestral
work based on Spanish folk melodies, and
Huapango
—an audience favorite for its rollicking
Mexican folk rhythms—by Mexican composer José
Pablo Moncayo.
This concert is FREE and open to the public with no tickets
required. Bilingual remarks in Spanish and English.
Friday, February 1
Elementary School Chamber
Performances
YOA and Civic musicians come together to
offer engaging, interactive chamber ensemble
performances for elementary school students
throughout Chicago.
These concerts are closed to the public.
Saturday, February 2
Community Events Day
See locations listed to the right
Explore some of the many events occurring at
Festival collaborating institutions across the city.
Members of Youth Orchestra of the Americas
and the Civic Orchestra collaborate with music
educators, administrators and emerging student
leaders for a full day of teaching, side-by-side
rehearsals and performances, master classes and
panel discussions.
These events are FREE and open to the public with no
tickets required. Visit cso.org/youthinmusic for detailed
information.
Monday, February 4, 8:00 p.m.
A Celebration of Youth in Music
Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center
220 South Michigan Avenue
The Civic Orchestra joins forces with musicians
from Youth Orchestra of the Americas and
Chicago area high school students in a “Celebration
of Youth in Music.” In this culminating event of the
2013 Chicago Youth in Music Festival, conductor
Carlos Miguel Prieto leads an international super-
orchestra in a concert that unites young people
from across the Western Hemisphere to share in
the transformational power of music.
This concert is FREE and open to the public.
Visit cso.org to reserve tickets.
for the most up-to-date information,
visit cso.org/ youthinmusic.
questions? call 312-294-3000.
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