Mar 8

Debussy La mer & Kavakos Performs Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

8:00 PM Thursday, March 8, 2018

This colorful program ranges from Shostakovich's haunting First Violin Concerto, performed by Greek virtuoso Leonidas Kavakos, to Debussy's portrait of the sea. “Shostakovich's Violin Concerto brought out the best in Kavakos...an intriguing mixture of fierce energy and fierce self-restraint” (Financial Times). An atmospheric and dramatic entr’acte from Berlioz’s epic opera The Trojans portrays Dido and Aeneas’ journey through a royal hunt and storm. 

Program

Mussorgsky, Orch. Rimsky-Korsakov Prelude to Khovanshchina
Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1
Berlioz Royal Hunt and Storm from Les Troyens
Debussy La mer

Mar 9

Debussy La mer & Kavakos Performs Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

1:30 PM Friday, March 9, 2018

This colorful program ranges from Shostakovich's haunting First Violin Concerto, performed by Greek virtuoso Leonidas Kavakos, to Debussy's portrait of the sea. “Shostakovich's Violin Concerto brought out the best in Kavakos...an intriguing mixture of fierce energy and fierce self-restraint” (Financial Times). An atmospheric and dramatic entr’acte from Berlioz’s epic opera The Trojans portrays Dido and Aeneas’ journey through a royal hunt and storm. 

Program

Mussorgsky, Orch. Rimsky-Korsakov Prelude to Khovanshchina
Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1
Berlioz Royal Hunt and Storm from Les Troyens
Debussy La mer

Mar 10

Debussy La mer & Kavakos Performs Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

8:00 PM Saturday, March 10, 2018

This colorful program ranges from Shostakovich's haunting First Violin Concerto, performed by Greek virtuoso Leonidas Kavakos, to Debussy's portrait of the sea. “Shostakovich's Violin Concerto brought out the best in Kavakos...an intriguing mixture of fierce energy and fierce self-restraint” (Financial Times). An atmospheric and dramatic entr’acte from Berlioz’s epic opera The Trojans portrays Dido and Aeneas’ journey through a royal hunt and storm. 

Program

Mussorgsky, Orch. Rimsky-Korsakov Prelude to Khovanshchina
Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1
Berlioz Royal Hunt and Storm from Les Troyens
Debussy La mer

Mar 11

Debussy La mer & Kavakos Performs Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

3:00 PM Sunday, March 11, 2018

This colorful program ranges from Shostakovich's haunting First Violin Concerto, performed by Greek virtuoso Leonidas Kavakos, to Debussy's portrait of the sea. “Shostakovich's Violin Concerto brought out the best in Kavakos...an intriguing mixture of fierce energy and fierce self-restraint” (Financial Times). An atmospheric and dramatic entr’acte from Berlioz’s epic opera The Trojans portrays Dido and Aeneas’ journey through a royal hunt and storm. 

Program

Mussorgsky, Orch. Rimsky-Korsakov Prelude to Khovanshchina
Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1
Berlioz Royal Hunt and Storm from Les Troyens
Debussy La mer

   

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