Muti, Glass & Mendelssohn Italian
The Triumph of the Octagon [World Premiere, CSO Commission]
Symphony No. 4 (Italian)
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Explore the music in a free preconcert conversation featuring Johann Buis in Orchestra Hall 75 minutes before the performance. The talk will last approximately 30 minutes. No additional tickets are needed.
Postconcert CD Signing
Please join us for a postconcert CD signing with Maestro Riccardo Muti on Saturday, September 30. The signing will take place in First Floor Rotunda and is open to all ticketholders. Merchandise will be available in the Symphony Store preconcert and lobby at intermission and postconcert.
This performance is made possible with the generous sponsorship of Josef and Margot Lakonishok.
The Triumph of the Octagon is commissioned by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra through the Helen Zell Commissioning Program.
Available now at retailers worldwide, Contemporary American Composers is the Orchestra's highly anticipated next installment on its award-winning CSO Resound label. The album showcases captivating works by living composers, including Jessie Montgomery's meditation for orchestra, Hymn for Everyone; Max Raimi's Three Lisel Mueller Settings with mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong, and Philip Glass' electrifying Eleventh Symphony.