CSO MusicNOW: Inspiring Voices with Casarrubios & Golijov
Feb 20, 2023
CSO MusicNow: Inspiring Voices

Overview

Inspiring Voices connects composer and cellist Andrea Casarrubios with one of her inspirations, former Mead Composer-in-Residence Osvaldo Golijov. Casarrubios performs two of her own pieces, including a world premiere, alongside Golijov's seminal work Tenebrae, which contrasts the Argentinian-Israeli composer's experiences of war with the innocence and optimism of childhood. Also on the program is Betty Olivero’s Bashra’v, which takes its inspiration from tunes originating in the Arab-Jewish musical tradition.


Each ticket includes access to a postconcert party in the Rotunda at Symphony Center. MusicNOW is more than a concert; it’s an immersive evening of celebrating the arts and meeting new people. Following the concert, you’re invited to the Rotunda to enjoy complimentary pizza and refreshments, plus the opportunity to mix and mingle with the artists and your fellow concert-goers.

Pizza for CSO MusicNOW is generously provided by Jet’s Pizza.

Share your MusicNOW experience! Use #MusicNOW and tag @chicagosymphony to join in the conversation.

Schedule
Monday, February 20, 2023
7:00 PM
Program
Golijov

Mariel for Cello and Marimba

Casarrubios

Afilador [World Premiere, CSO MusicNOW Commission]

Casarrubios

Speechless

Olivero

Bashra’v

Golijov

Tenebrae 

Sponsors & Partners

Major support for MusicNOW is generously provided by the Zell Family Foundation, the Sargent Family Foundation, the Sally Mead Hands Foundation, the Julian Family Foundation and The Aaron Copland Fund for Music.

Original Artwork by Donovan Foote

Commemorate the 25th season of CSO MusicNOW with limited-edition poster prints of the artwork designed for each concert by local artist Donovan Foote. Prints are available in multiple sizes, framed or unframed, and are shipped directly to your home. Available exclusively at symphonystore.com.

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