Glover Conducts Mozart, Haydn & Handel
Mar 17 - Mar 19, 2022

Overview

Jane Glover leads an enchanting program of Baroque and Classical masterpieces. “Dazzling virtuoso” (The New York Times) Paul Jacobs performs one of Handel’s sparkling organ concertos, and the CSO’s Principal Oboe William Welter makes his first CSO solo appearance with Mozart’s expressive Oboe Concerto.

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

Program
Haydn
Symphony No. 71
Mozart
Oboe Concerto
Handel
Organ Concerto No. 4 in F Major
Mozart
Symphony No. 29
Bach

Sinfonia to Cantata BWV 29 [Encore]

Performers
Principal Oboe
The Nancy and Larry Fuller Principal Oboe Chair
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