Thursday, December 17, 2015
James Conlon conducts Dvořák's rambunctious The Golden Spinning Wheel, based on a dark Czech fairy tale. Chicago Symphony Orchestra Principal Bass Alexander Hanna will perform Czech composer Johann Baptist Vanhal's Double Bass Concerto in D Major, a fresh and dynamic staple of the double bass repertoire.
There is a Classic Encounter preconcert lecture on Thursday, December 17, 2015. Learn more and purchase tickets here.
Mozart Overture to Lucio Silla Vanhal Double Bass Concerto in D Major Dvořák The Wild Dove Dvořák The Golden Spinning Wheel
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
James Conlon conductor Alexander Hanna bass
Preconcert conversation with Lawrence Rapchak30 minute run-time
Thursday, December 17, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Of the tone poems on his program, James Conlon observes, “I particularly love Dvořák, and there are many beautiful pieces [by him] that are not heard often enough.” Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories >
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