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.
Please note Amadeus is rated R.
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, thrilling 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, it 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
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