Hilary Hahn, Tchaikovsky & Bartók
Dec 8 - Dec 10, 2022
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Dalia Stasevska leads the CSO in Bartók’s glittering late masterpiece — which shows off every section of the orchestra — and the scampering, playful sounds of Tarrodi’s Birds of Paradise II. CSO Artist-in-Residence Hilary Hahn joins the Orchestra for Tchaikovsky’s thrilling and tender Violin Concerto.

Ticket holders are invited to a free preconcert conversation featuring Carl Grapentine 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
    2 hours
  • Preconcert Conversation
    with Carl Grapentine
Thursday, December 8, 2022
7:30 PM
Friday, December 9, 2022
1:30 PM
Saturday, December 10, 2022
8:00 PM

Birds of Paradise II


Violin Concerto


Concerto for Orchestra

CSO Artist-in-Residence, violin

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

The appearance of Dalia Stasevska is made possible by the Juli Plant Grainger Fund for Artistic Excellence.

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