Downtown Sounds
May 6, 2023
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Overview

What does your neighborhood or town sound like? Many composers have written music about their favorite places, using melodies and rhythms to portray city streets and bustling neighborhoods. Be transported around Chicago without leaving Orchestra Hall in this program featuring music by Gershwin, Márquez and Tchaikovsky.

Schedule
Saturday, May 6, 2023
11:00 AM
Saturday, May 6, 2023
12:45 PM
Program
Selections from:
R. Strauss

Also sprach Zarathustra

Ibert

Suite symphonique

Ellington

Suite from The River

Traditional (arr. Nie)

Dance of the Golden Snake

Márquez

Danzón No. 2

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Symphony No. 1

Respighi

Fountains of Rome

Tchaikovsky

1812 Overture

Performers
Musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Shermann Dilla Thomas
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