Guerrero Conducts Piazzolla & Beethoven
Nov 18 - Nov 21, 2021
Guerrero Conducts Piazzolla & Beethoven


Astor Piazzolla, born a century ago, revolutionized the Argentine tango with urbane sophistication. His Aconcagua — named for an Andean mountain — is alternately pensive and streetwise in spirit. Giancarlo Guerrero leads a program bookended by Buxtehude’s Chaconne, vibrantly orchestrated by Mexican composer Carlos Chávez, and Beethoven’s witty and confident First Symphony.

Thursday, November 18, 2021
7:30 PM
Friday, November 19, 2021
1:30 PM
Saturday, November 20, 2021
8:00 PM
Sunday, November 21, 2021
3:00 PM
Buxtehude, arr. and orch. Chávez

Chaconne in E Minor


Bandoneón Concerto (Aconcagua)


Symphony No. 1

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Support for this performance has been provided in memory of Jan Jentes, an enthusiastic supporter of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the music of Piazzolla, by her husband William Jentes.


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