Beethoven Emperor Concerto

Mar 7

8:00 PM

Beethoven, Dvořák

Thursday, March 7, 2019

David Afkham makes his highly anticipated return to conduct the CSO in Beethoven’s noble Emperor Concerto and Dvořák’s dramatic Seventh Symphony. “Afkham rocked Orchestra Hall with an exciting debut. The audience was up on its feet in an instant, roaring for more” (Chicago Tribune).

Approximate concert duration: 108 minutes including intermission


Beethoven Coriolan Overture
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor)
Dvořák Symphony No. 7


Preconcert conversation with Larry Rapchak
30 minute run-time

Thursday, March 7, 6:45-7:15 Grainger Ballroom
Saturday, March 9, 6:45-7:15 Armour Stage
Sunday, March 10, 1:45-2:15 Armour Stage

Additional Dates for this Program


Global Sponsor of the CSO

Official Airline of the CSO

The appearance of Nicholas Angelich is made possible by The Grainger Fund for Excellence.

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.