Muti Conducts Beethoven Missa solemnis
Jun 23 - Jun 25, 2023
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Overview

Few mass settings pose more questions of listeners than Beethoven’s Missa solemnis. A fervent meditation on faith and doubt, the piece spans moments of ecstasy and angst, soaring beauty and near-operatic theatricality. Riccardo Muti leads this rarely performed score with a thrilling quartet of international singers and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.

This is a Priority Access Concert. To secure seats today, become a Curated series subscriber or Create Your Own series. Individual tickets are currently available only for CSO subscribers and donors of $200+; qualifying patrons will be able to purchase tickets with a promo code or by contacting Patron Services. Tickets for the general public will go on sale on Thursday, January 5, 2023.

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

  • Venue
    Symphony Center
  • Price Range
    $34-$399
  • Length
    1 hour 30 minutes
  • Preconcert Conversation
    with Stephen Alltop
Schedule
Friday, June 23, 2023
8:00 PM
Saturday, June 24, 2023
8:00 PM
Sunday, June 25, 2023
3:00 PM
Program
Beethoven

Missa solemnis

Performers
Music Director
The CSO’s music director position is endowed in perpetuity by a generous gift from the Zell Family Foundation.
Soprano
Mezzo-soprano
Guest chorus director
Sponsors

The appearance of the Chicago Symphony Chorus has been made possible by a generous gift from The Grainger Foundation.

These performances are generously sponsored by the Zell Family Foundation and the Randy L. and Melvin R. Berlin Family Fund for the Canon.


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