Step into nature’s realm in this program that explores depictions of the natural world. Join Richard Strauss for an epic hike in the Bavarian Alps, complete with a majestic sunrise, a cattle pasture and a fierce storm. Mead Composer-in-Residence Jessie Montgomery offers a lively meditation on the cycles of life and nature, while Antonín Dvořák evokes the forested countryside of his Czech homeland. 


In Nature's Realm, Op. 91


Caught by the Wind

R. Strauss

An Alpine Symphony

Principal Conductor, Civic Orchestra of Chicago
The Robert Kohl and Clark Pellett Principal Conductor Chair

The 2021/22 Civic Orchestra of Chicago season is generously sponsored by The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation.

This performance is made possible in part by a generous endowment gift from the estate of Halina J. Presley.

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