Riccardo Muti leads Rossini’s Overture to La scala di seta and Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto, performed by Mitsuko Uchida, an artist who “guides the audience through every conceivable emotion” (The Telegraph). Muti closes the program with a world premiere by CSO Mead Composer-in-Residence Samuel Adams and Schumann’s Fourth Symphony, in which the composer departed from the standard symphonic form to make a groundbreaking "symphony in one movement.”
The CSO presents the concert in collaboration with Wheaton College, which has been essential in connecting western suburban audiences to the Orchestra for decades since the CSO’s first concert appearance in Edman Memorial Chapel in 1960. Since that time, the CSO has performed in Edman Memorial Chapel more than 10 times with the Orchestra’s most recent appearance taking place in 2010. The concert also marks a continuation of the CSO’s commitment to expand and serve diverse audiences in the western suburbs by building connections with the extraordinary music-making of the CSO.
Presented in cooperation with Wheaton College and the Wheaton College Artist Series. Learn more at www.wheaton.edu or www.artistseries.org.