7:00 PM Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Milos Forman’s sumptuous period epic Amadeus is a soaring celebration of the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. With unforgettable performances by Tom Hulce as Mozart and F. Murray Abraham as his rival Antonio Salieri, Amadeus tells the story of Salieri and the envy that consumes him as he discovers that the divine musical gifts he longs for have been bestowed on a bawdy, impish young composer. Don’t miss a stunning presentation of this screen triumph, winner of eight Academy Awards® including Best Picture, with Mozart’s most celebrated works performed live by Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Chorus.
Amadeus Live is an Avex Classics International production.
Selections from Mozart’s Requiem, Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro, the famous “Gran Partita” for winds and more.
Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Richard Kaufman conductor Chicago Symphony ChorusDuain Wolfe chorus director
8:00 PM Friday, May 26, 2017
Mistaken identities, action-packed chase scenes and daring escapes—master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest is one of the most popular spy thrillers of all time. Starring Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint, this classic follows the ill-fated journey of an advertising executive as he is pursued across America by a group of mysterious agents. Be swept away as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra brings frequent Hitchcock collaborator Bernard Herrmann's exhilarating, pulsating score to life alongside this classic suspense film.
Herrmann North by Northwest
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Richard Kaufman conductor
8:00 PM Friday, November 24, 2017
The Harry Potter™ film series is one of those once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomena that continues to delight millions of fans around the world. This concert will feature the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performing every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™. Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high- definition on a giant screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable score.
Single tickets for this event on sale July 21. Subscribe now for best seats and discount prices!
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Williams Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
8:00 PM Friday, January 19, 2018
Experience the “No. 1 Greatest Movie Musical” (American Film Institute) with Lennie Hayton’s score performed live by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. MGM’s Singin’ in the Rain, starring Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds, features some of the most iconic dance sequences and enduring songs ever to grace the silver screen. Roger Ebert wrote of this cinematic masterpiece, “Singin’ in the Rain is a transcendent experience, and no one who loves movies can afford to miss it.”
Hayton Singin' in the Rain
8:00 PM Friday, April 27, 2018
Legendary composer John Williams returns to the podium at Orchestra Hall to conduct the incomparable CSO in his most beloved and unforgettable works. Don't miss this thrilling event featuring music from some of the greatest films in cinema history.
Single tickets for this event will be on sale July 21. Subscribe now for best seats and discount prices!
Program to be announced.
John Williams conductor
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