Friday, April 12, 2019
One of the world’s most sought-after pianists with “virtuosity beyond his years” (Los Angeles Times), Benjamin Grosvenor makes his CSO debut with Chopin’s elegant First Piano Concerto. Esteemed conductor Emmanuel Krivine leads Zemlinsky’s lavishly scored symphonic fantasy The Mermaid, based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen.
Berlioz Roman Carnival OvertureChopin Piano Concerto No. 1Zemlinsky The Mermaid
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Emmanuel Krivine conductorBenjamin Grosvenor piano
Preconcert conversation with Stephen Alltop30 minute run-time
Thursday, April 11, 6:45-7:15 Armour StageFriday, April, 12, 12:15-12:45 Armour StageSaturday, April 13, 6:45-7:15 Armour Stage
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The appearance of Benjamin Grosvenor is made possible by the Juli Plant Grainger Fund for Excellence.
The appearance of Benjamin Grosvenor is made possible by The Grainger Fund for Excellence.
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.