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? This program, led by guest conductor Tania Miller and with a special guest appearance by CSO Mead Composer-in-Residence Jessie Montgomery, takes listeners on a journey and shows that although life has many challenges, we all have the potential to find our own way.

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
Mead Composer-in-Residence
Kearston Gonzales
Violin
Semi-finalist (junior division) of the 2022 Sphinx Competition
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