Bychkov Conducts Brahms

Dec 14-16, 2023


Semyon Bychkov, “one of the finer conductors in the world today” (San Francisco Classical Voice), leads the CSO and the “mightily impressive” Benjamin Beilman (The Washington Post) in Saint-Saëns’ brilliant Third Violin Concerto. Framing the program are Dvořák’s boisterous portrait of a street carnival and Brahms’ noble and heart-rending Fourth Symphony.

Renaud Capuçon has withdrawn from this week's concerts due to health-related reasons.


Carnival Overture


Violin Concerto No. 3


Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1005: III. Largo [Dec. 14, 15 & 16 Encore]


Symphony No. 4


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Preconcert Dining

Enhance your concert experience by dining at Forte featuring contemporary Mediterranean cuisine or the Thomas Club featuring traditional American fare. Learn more »

Holiday Dinner for Two: Forte will be offering a three course holiday special dinner for two with wine pairings from December 14-23. View menu | Make a reservation

Preconcert Conversation

Explore the music in a free preconcert conversation featuring Max Raimi in Orchestra Hall 75 minutes before the performance. The talk will last approximately 30 minutes. No additional tickets are needed.

Postconcert Dining

For the month of December, Forte will be open postconcert for two hours after most concerts. Following matinee concerts on Fridays and Sundays, Forte will serve a selection of mezze and desserts alongside the bar menu. Following evening concerts on Fridays and Saturdays, Forte will serve beverages from the bar and limited snacks. View Forte’s December hours »


The appearance of Benjamin Beilman is made possible by the Grainger Fund for Excellence.

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