Sep 21

Muti Conducts Shostakovich Babi Yar

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

8:00 PM Friday, September 21, 2018

"If one function of art is to make us ponder difficult questions, there could not be a more potent example than Shostakovich's 13th" (The Guardian). Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti opens a season of reflection with Shostakovich's gripping setting of poetry by Yevgeny Yevtushenko condemning anti-Semitism and the barbarous acts that took place near Kiev in September 1941.

Program

Prokofiev Sinfonietta
Shostakovich Symphony No. 13 (Babi Yar)

Sep 22

Muti Conducts Shostakovich Babi Yar

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

8:00 PM Saturday, September 22, 2018

"If one function of art is to make us ponder difficult questions, there could not be a more potent example than Shostakovich's 13th" (The Guardian). Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti opens a season of reflection with Shostakovich's gripping setting of poetry by Yevgeny Yevtushenko condemning anti-Semitism and the barbarous acts that took place near Kiev in September 1941.

Program

Prokofiev Sinfonietta
Shostakovich Symphony No. 13 (Babi Yar)

Sep 25

Muti Conducts Shostakovich Babi Yar

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

7:30 PM Tuesday, September 25, 2018

"If one function of art is to make us ponder difficult questions, there could not be a more potent example than Shostakovich's 13th" (The Guardian). Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti opens a season of reflection with Shostakovich's gripping setting of poetry by Yevgeny Yevtushenko condemning anti-Semitism and the barbarous acts that took place near Kiev in September 1941.

Program

Prokofiev Sinfonietta
Shostakovich Symphony No. 13 (Babi Yar)

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