Hilary Hahn, Dvořák Violin Concerto & Tchaikovsky 5
Dec 9 - Dec 11, 2021
Hilary Hahn, Dvořák Violin Concerto & Tchaikovsky 5

Overview

Intrepid superstar and CSO Artist-in-Residence Hilary Hahn returns to perform Dvořák’s Violin Concerto, a work laced with the vibrant colors and dance rhythms of the composer’s native Bohemia, which was given its U.S. premiere by the Orchestra in 1891. Andrés Orozco-Estrada leads a world premiere by Gabriela Lena Frank, named by the Washington Post as one of the 35 most significant female composers in history, and Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony, a work that embodies the struggle of triumph over adversity.

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

Schedule
Thursday, December 9, 2021
7:30 PM
Friday, December 10, 2021
8:00 PM
Saturday, December 11, 2021
8:00 PM
Program
Frank

Haillí-Serenata [World Premiere, CSO Commission]

Dvořák

Violin Concerto

Tchaikovsky

Symphony No. 5

Bach

Sonata for Violin Solo No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1005: III. Largo (12/9 Encore)

Bach

Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006: II. Loure (12/10 Encore)

Bach

Sonata for Violin Solo No. 2 in A Minor, BWV 1003: III. Andante (12/11 Encore)

Performers
CSO Artist-in-Residence, violin
Sponsors

The Artist in Residence at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is made possible through a generous gift from James and Brenda Grusecki.


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