Berliner Philharmoniker

Nov 16, 2022


In his Seventh Symphony, Mahler evokes alternately gentle and menacing visions of nature using a rich tonal palette that includes blazes of brass, pealing bells, mandolin and guitar. Kirill Petrenko makes his first Chicago appearance as chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker — which itself last performed here in 2009 — building on the orchestra’s celebrated Mahler tradition.

Please note: there will be no late seating or intermission for this concert. Preconcert concessions are available on the Main Floor and Box Level bars (first and second floors).


Symphony No. 7

John Williams & Berliner Philharmoniker

In celebration of the composer’s 90th birthday, John Williams led the Berliner Philharmoniker in a once-in-a-lifetime concert of his most memorable tunes for the silver screen, including selections from Star Wars, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Raiders of the Lost Ark. Available for a limited time at the Symphony Store.

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