Muti, Pokorny & Schubert 9
Jun 15 - Jun 17, 2023
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Overview

Schubert's magnificent final symphony and J. Strauss Jr.'s Overture to Indigo and the Forty Thieves bookend this program with distinctive Viennese touches. CSO Principal Tuba Gene Pokorny takes the spotlight in a concerto written for him by Lalo Schifrin (best known for his Mission: Impossible theme), which incorporates Baroque and jazz influences.

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
    $45-$399
  • Length
    2 hours
  • Preconcert Conversation
    with Carl Grapentine
Schedule
Thursday, June 15, 2023
7:30 PM
Friday, June 16, 2023
1:30 PM
Saturday, June 17, 2023
8:00 PM
Program
J. Strauss, Jr.

Overture to Indigo and the Forty Thieves

Schifrin

Tuba Concerto

Schubert

Symphony No. 9 (Great)

Performers
Music Director
The CSO’s music director position is endowed in perpetuity by a generous gift from the Zell Family Foundation.
Principal Tuba
The Arnold Jacobs Principal Tuba Chair, endowed by Christine Querfeld
Sponsors

These concerts are generously sponsored by the Zell Family Foundation.

The appearance of Gene Pokorny is made possible by the Grainger Fund for Excellence.


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