In Pursuit of Dreams
Feb 11, 2023
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Overview

Where does one find inspiration? How do you set out in pursuit of your dreams and overcome the obstacles in your path? Join guest conductor Tania Miller and members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a musical journey through cherished classical works, film score favorites and pieces by Mead Composer-in-Residence Jessie Montgomery. This program shows that, although life has many challenges, we all have the potential to find our own way.


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Schedule
Saturday, February 11, 2023
11:00 AM
Saturday, February 11, 2023
12:45 PM
Program
Selections from:
Montgomery

Rhapsody No. 1 for Solo Violin

Montgomery

Strum

Dvořák

Symphony No. 9 (From the New World)

Gershwin

An American in Paris

Montgomery

Records of a Vanishing City

Oesterle

Home from New World

Price

Symphony No. 3

Williams

Main Title from Star Wars

Montgomery

Banner

Copland

Suite from Appalachian Spring

Performers
Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Violin
Semi-finalist (junior division) of the 2022 Sphinx Competition
Sponsors

Additional support for these performances has been provided by Catherine M. and Frederick H. Waddell in honor of their team at Northern Trust: Tyler Converso, Sally Nolan Giegerich, Kim Lewis, Teresa Michols, Aileen Wala, Daniella Shin, Dan Stephans, Anne Stevens and Marisa Torres.

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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