All-Tchaikovsky with Alisa Weilerstein
Mar 24 - Mar 26, 2022
All-Tchaikovsky with Alisa Weilerstein

Overview

Anna Rakitina, in her CSO debut, leads a Tchaikovsky celebration. The dynamic Alisa Weilerstein is the soloist in the Rococo Variations, Tchaikovsky’s graceful homage to the 18th century, and the Pezzo capriccioso, a mercurial, one-movement gem. Capriccio italien is a bustling portrait of Italian life, while selections from The Nutcracker highlight the composer’s gift for creating wondrous dance themes.

Ticket holders are invited to a free preconcert conversation featuring Daniel Schlosberg in Orchestra Hall 75 minutes before the performance. The conversation will last approximately 30 minutes. No additional tickets required.

Note: Due to unforeseen scheduling complications, Edo de Waart, originally set to conduct, has had to withdraw from this engagement in Chicago.

Schedule
Thursday, March 24, 2022
7:30 PM
Saturday, March 26, 2022
8:00 PM
Program
Tchaikovsky
Capriccio italien
Tchaikovsky
Rococo Variations
Tchaikovsky
Pezzo capriccioso
Tchaikovsky

Selections from The Nutcracker

Bach

Suite No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008: Sarabande [Mar 24, Mar 26 Encore]

Sponsors

The appearance of Alisa Weilerstein is made possible by the Grainger Fund for Excellence.


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