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.


Plan Your Day Downtown

Make an afternoon of your visit to Symphony Center with this easy-to-use guide, including parking and dining deals and fun postconcert activities.


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

Price

Symphony No. 1

Respighi

Fountains of Rome

Tchaikovsky

1812 Overture

Performers
Musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Sponsors

Support for Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association programming for children and families is provided by Abbott Fund, Archer Daniels Midland Company, John D. and Leslie Henner Burns, John Hart and Carol Prins, Kinder Morgan, PNC, Megan and Steve Shebik, Michael and Linda Simon, the Walter and Caroline Sueske Charitable Trust and an anonymous family foundation.


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