8:00 PM Wednesday, March 29, 2017
One of the greatest violin virtuosos of our time, Anne-Sophie Mutter presents a diverse program with longtime collaborator Lambert Orkis. The duo will present an impressive range of works from Sebastian Currier’s intricate Clockwork to Saint-Saëns’ glittering showpiece Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso.
Please join us for a postconcert CD signing in Grainger Ballroom with Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis.
Currier ClockworkMozart Violin Sonata in A Major, K. 526Respighi Violin Sonata in B MinorSaint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Anne-Sophie Mutter violin Lambert Orkis piano
8:00 PM Monday, April 24, 2017
An astounding group of virtuosos—Yo-Yo Ma, Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer—appears at Orchestra Hall for one night only. This all-Bach program will include transcriptions of excerpts from The Art of the Fugue and various keyboard works including The Well-Tempered Clavier, as well as organ and viola da gamba trio sonatas.
Note: Due to speaker placement for this event, patrons in the Terrace will not experience the same high quality of sound as in other areas of Orchestra Hall.
Stage seats are available for $130 - please call 312-294-3000 to order.
All-Bach Program. Details to be announced soon.
Yo-Yo Ma cello Chris Thile mandolin Edgar Meyer bass
8:00 PM Friday, November 10, 2017
Joshua Bell is internationally renowned as "one of the most imaginative, technically gifted and altogether extraordinary violinists of our time" (The Washington Post). Experience an evening of breathtaking artistry as Bell returns to the Symphony Center stage.
Program to be determined.
Joshua Bell violinAlessio Bax piano
3:00 PM Sunday, February 25, 2018
Three of the world's greatest classical musicians join forces for an intimate performance exploring the piano trios of Johannes Brahms—works that span the composer's life from youthful ardor to mature wisdom. “[Ax, Kavakos and Ma] seemed to relish every second on stage together. The crowd relished every single note. A thunderous applause filled the hall” (The Massachusetts Republican).
Brahms Piano Trio No. 2Brahms Piano Trio No. 3Brahms Piano Trio No. 1
Emanuel Ax piano Leonidas Kavakos violinYo-Yo Ma cello
3:00 PM Sunday, March 18, 2018
“Perlman's rich lyricism and Argerich's famed spontaneity make a heady combination” (The Financial Times). Reigning violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman returns to Symphony Center and reunites with another living legend, pianist Martha Argerich. Don't miss this remarkable collaboration, a rare meeting of two brilliant musical minds.
Program to include:Bach Violin Sonata No. 4 in C Minor, BWV 1017Franck Violin Sonata
Itzhak Perlman violinMartha Argerich piano
3:00 PM Sunday, April 15, 2018
A pianist of phenomenal eloquence and technique, Evgeny Kissin makes a rare SCP Chamber Music series appearance alongside the superb Emerson String Quartet. Join us for an afternoon of exceptional virtuosity as these classical marvels collaborate.
Mozart Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478Fauré Piano Quartet No. 1Dvořák Piano Quintet No. 2
Evgeny Kissin pianoEmerson String Quartet
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