Mikko Franck & Hilary Hahn
Apr 13 - Apr 15, 2023
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Overview

CSO Artist-in-Residence Hilary Hahn returns for Sarasate’s brilliant and sultry arrangement of Bizet’s Carmen and two beguiling serenades by the late Finnish master Einojuhani Rautavaara. Mikko Franck frames the program with two works by Richard Strauss: his thrilling portrait of the notorious Spanish libertine and his loving and graceful tribute to the Viennese waltz.

Explore the music in the free preconcert conversation featuring Kyle Dzapo in Orchestra Hall 75 minutes before the performance. The conversation will last approximately 30 minutes. No additional tickets are needed.

  • Venue
    Symphony Center
  • Price Range
    $45-$299
  • Length
    2 hours
  • Preconcert Conversation
    with Kyle Dzapo
Schedule
Thursday, April 13, 2023
7:30 PM
Friday, April 14, 2023
1:30 PM
Saturday, April 15, 2023
8:00 PM
Program
R. Strauss

Don Juan

Rautavaara/Aho

Deux Sérénades

Sarasate

Carmen Fantasy

R. Strauss

Suite from Der Rosenkavalier

Performers
Mikko Franck
Conductor
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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