Exploring the Orchestra: A Universe of Music

Nov 19, 2022
Exploring the Orchestra


Join guest conductor Andrew Grams and members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, along with Grammy® Award-nominated children’s rocker Justin Roberts, as they explore the rich and diverse universe of orchestral music from classical to film scores, jazz and beyond.

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.

Selections from:
Monteverdi (orch. Fox)



Symphony No. 35 (Haffner)


Symphony No. 5

Wagner (orch. Hutschenruyter)

Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre


Five Pieces for Orchestra (1949 revision)

Stravinsky (orch. McPhee)

The Rite of Spring

Ellington (orch. Tyzik)

The Nutcracker Suite


Fanfare of Hope and Solidarity

Roberts (orch. Fox)

Space Cadet


Throne Room & End Title from A New Hope (Star Wars Episode IV)


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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