Jun 6

Civic and Ryan Opera Center

Civic Orchestra

8:00 PM Monday, June 6, 2016

The Civic Orchestra of Chicago’s 2015/16 season concludes with a dynamic collaboration featuring Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center. This Shakespeare-themed program features the nation’s most talented young opera singers performing operatic jewels from Berlioz’s Romeo and Juliet and lesser-known Béatrice et Bénédict, composer Ambroise Thomas’ Hamlet and Raymond, ou Le Secret de la reine and William Walton’s Troilus and Cressida. The program concludes with scenes from two different musical adaptations of Shakespeare’s Falstaff: Vaughan Williams’ Sir John in Love and Verdi's Falstaff. Don’t miss this Shakespeare celebration and evening of musical storytelling as the Civic Orchestra season comes to a sensational close!


Berlioz Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
Berlioz Vous soupirez madame...Nuit Plaisble et Sereine from Béatrice et Bénédict
Berlioz Comment le dédain pourrait-il mourir? from Béatrice et Bénédict
Thomas Overture to Raymond, ou Le Secret de la reine
Thomas Monseigneur...Doute de la lumière from Hamlet
Thomas A vos jeux, mes amis from Hamlet
Berlioz Love Scene from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 17
Walton New life, New love!...Now hold me close from Troilus and Cressida
Vaughan Williams This is my father's choice from Sir John in Love
Verdi Act 1, scene ii, from Falstaff


Sir Andrew Davis conductor
Members of the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Jun 10

Civic Orchestra at Carl Schurz High School

Civic Orchestra

7:00 PM Friday, June 10, 2016

The Civic Orchestra of Chicago, led by the CSO’s third Sir Georg Solti Conducting Apprentice Erina Yashima, partners with Carl Schurz High School to offer an unforgettable evening of music and arts education advocacy.

This concert is free and open to the public however, ticket reservation is required.


Bernstein Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Additional program details to be announced.


Civic Orchestra of Chicago
Erina Yashima conductor
Students from Carl Schurz High School’s Music Department


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