Thursday, November 1, 8:00
Friday, November 2, 1:30
Saturday, November 3, 8:00
Barenboim Conducts Smetana Má vlast
Former music director Daniel Barenboim makes his highly anticipated return to the Orchestra Hall podium to conduct the CSO for the first time in over a decade. Hear him lead Smetana’s landmark set of six symphonic poems, including the popular The Moldau, that weave a rich tapestry and celebrate the composer’s native Bohemia.
Monday, November 5, 7:30
Barenboim Conducts West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Founder Daniel Barenboim brings his groundbreaking ensemble of young professional musicians from the Middle East to Symphony Center to perform their “high-voltage interpretation” of Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony, which “captures the work’s progression from darkness to light with remarkable vividness” (The Guardian).