Tchaikovsky Romeo & Juliet
Jun 10 - Jun 11, 2022
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James Gaffigan leads a program etched in vivid colors, including Tchaikovsky’s seductive portrait of Shakespeare’s immortal lovers, Mussorgsky’s windswept Night on Bald Mountain and Saint-Saëns’ riotous Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah.

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.

  • Venue
    Symphony Center
  • Price Range
  • Length
    1 hour 50 minutes
  • Preconcert Conversation
    with Stephen Yaness
Friday, June 10, 2022
8:00 PM
Saturday, June 11, 2022
8:00 PM

Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah




Introduction and Rondo capriccioso

Mussorgsky (Orch. Rimsky-Korsakov)

A Night on Bald Mountain

Romeo and Juliet

This performance is sponsored by the Bonnie Ann Barber Endowment Fund, which recognizes the importance of the CSO to Chicago and aims to preserve and support the CSO's legacy for future generations.

The appearance of Lisa Batiashvili is enabled by the Paul Ricker Judy Fund.

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