Jun 7

Classical and Baroque Treasures

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

8:00 PM Thursday, June 7, 2018

“Superstar mandolinist” (The New York Times) Avi Avital and Italian conductor Giovanni Antonini make their CSO debuts with an exceptional program featuring rarely heard Baroque masterpieces, including the first CSO performances of mandolin concertos by Bach and Vivaldi. “Avital's mandolin breathes captivating new life into Vivaldi's music, giving it a luminous performance with a lovely lyrical jeu d'esprit” (The Daily Telegraph). Haydn's Drumroll Symphony brings the concert to an enchanting close.

Classic Encounter in Grainger Ballroom at 6:30 p.m.
For just $20, add dinner, drinks and a casual, informative multimedia presentation led by WXRT Radio DJ Terri Hemmert & CSO musicians to your concert tickets. Learn more and purchase tickets for Classic Encounter here.
Available on June 7 only.

Avi Avital will sign CDs in Granger Ballroom following the concert on Saturday, June 9, 2018.

Program

Boccherini Symphony No. 6 (La casa del diavolo)
Vivaldi Mandolin Concerto in C Major, RV 425
Bach Mandolin Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1052
Vivaldi Flautino Concerto in C Major, RV 443
Haydn Symphony No. 103 (Drumroll)

Performers

Jun 8

Classical and Baroque Treasures

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

1:30 PM Friday, June 8, 2018

“Superstar mandolinist” (The New York Times) Avi Avital and Italian conductor Giovanni Antonini make their CSO debuts with an exceptional program featuring rarely heard Baroque masterpieces, including the first CSO performances of mandolin concertos by Bach and Vivaldi. “Avital's mandolin breathes captivating new life into Vivaldi's music, giving it a luminous performance with a lovely lyrical jeu d'esprit” (The Daily Telegraph). Haydn's Drumroll Symphony brings the concert to an enchanting close.

Classic Encounter in Grainger Ballroom at 6:30 p.m.
For just $20, add dinner, drinks and a casual, informative multimedia presentation led by WXRT Radio DJ Terri Hemmert & CSO musicians to your concert tickets. Learn more and purchase tickets for Classic Encounter here.
Available on June 7 only.

Avi Avital will sign CDs in Granger Ballroom following the concert on Saturday, June 9, 2018.

Program

Boccherini Symphony No. 6 (La casa del diavolo)
Vivaldi Mandolin Concerto in C Major, RV 425
Bach Mandolin Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1052
Vivaldi Flautino Concerto in C Major, RV 443
Haydn Symphony No. 103 (Drumroll)

Performers

Jun 9

Classical and Baroque Treasures

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

8:00 PM Saturday, June 9, 2018

“Superstar mandolinist” (The New York Times) Avi Avital and Italian conductor Giovanni Antonini make their CSO debuts with an exceptional program featuring rarely heard Baroque masterpieces, including the first CSO performances of mandolin concertos by Bach and Vivaldi. “Avital's mandolin breathes captivating new life into Vivaldi's music, giving it a luminous performance with a lovely lyrical jeu d'esprit” (The Daily Telegraph). Haydn's Drumroll Symphony brings the concert to an enchanting close.

Classic Encounter in Grainger Ballroom at 6:30 p.m.
For just $20, add dinner, drinks and a casual, informative multimedia presentation led by WXRT Radio DJ Terri Hemmert & CSO musicians to your concert tickets. Learn more and purchase tickets for Classic Encounter here.
Available on June 7 only.

Avi Avital will sign CDs in Granger Ballroom following the concert on Saturday, June 9, 2018.

Program

Boccherini Symphony No. 6 (La casa del diavolo)
Vivaldi Mandolin Concerto in C Major, RV 425
Bach Mandolin Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1052
Vivaldi Flautino Concerto in C Major, RV 443
Haydn Symphony No. 103 (Drumroll)

Performers

Performance Key

  • AIC CSO Chamber
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Civic Orchestra
  • Classic Encounter
  • CSO All-Access Chamber
  • CSO Movies
  • CSO Specials
  • Education Concerts
  • Family Matinees
  • MusicNOW
  • Once Upon a Symphony
  • Ravinia
  • Rental Event
  • SCP Chamber
  • SCP Jazz
  • SCP Orchestra
  • SCP Piano
  • SCP Specials
  • Tour Events
  • Volunteer Events