Global Perspectives
Nov 4, 2023
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Together with guest conductor François López-Ferrer, members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra embark on a musical journey around the world. Experience how orchestral music celebrates the extraordinary diversity of people, cultures and places across the globe, from Europe to the Americas, Asia, Africa, Australia and beyond! 

Enrich your child's life and instill a lasting love of music with these one-of-a-kind concerts perfect for ages 5-12, featuring fun and engaging kid-friendly programs performed by members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Saturday, November 4, 2023
11:00 AM
Saturday, November 4, 2023
12:45 PM

Symphony No. 1


Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt


D'un matin de printemps


Three Film Scores


Shepherd's Hey (from British Folk Music Settings)


Kutimbua Kivumbi (Stomp the Dust!)


Hoe-Down from Rodeo


Variaciones Concertantes


Tritsch-Tratsch / Triqui-Traqui



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Support for Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association programming for children and families is provided by Abbott Fund, John D. and Leslie Henner Burns, John Hart and Carol Prins, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Kinder Morgan, PNC, Courtney Shea, Megan and Steve Shebik, Michael and Linda Simon, the Walter and Caroline Sueske Charitable Trust and an anonymous family foundation.

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