7:00 PM Saturday, October 6, 2018
Riccardo Muti leads an evening of Austro-German and Italian splendor at the CSO's annual Symphony Ball concert, featuring beloved Strauss waltzes and Mozart’s sublime Piano Concerto No. 24 with David Fray. “Fray is poetry on the keyboard” (Chicago Tribune).
A festive preconcert reception is open to all ticketholders at 6:00pm at Symphony Center. The preconcert reception will include drinks and passed hors d’oeuvres, entertainment and other festivities.
Patrons purchasing Symphony Ball gala ticket packages will continue their evening with a postconcert dinner and dancing in the Grand Ballroom at the Palmer House. For more information and to purchase Gala ticket packages, please call 312-294-3185 or send us a message with this form.
Brahms Hungarian DancesMozart Piano Concerto No. 24Puccini Intermezzo from Manon LescautJosef Strauss Sphärenklänge (Music of the Spheres) WaltzJohann Strauss, Jr. Rosen aus dem Süden (Roses from the South) Waltz
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti conductor
David Fray piano