Friday, January 11, 2019
“In song, you have one of the most amazing diaries of any generation’s culture at a given time,” states Thomas Hampson. The esteemed baritone joins Bramwell Tovey for a concert of American music and songs, followed by Elgar's portraits of his own circle of friends in the Enigma Variations.
Ives, orch. Schuman Variations on “America”Ives & Lowry, arr. Adams At the RiverCopland Selections from Old American SongsStill In Memoriam: The Colored Soldiers Who Died for DemocracyDamrosch & Kipling Danny DeeverDaugherty Letter to Mrs. Bixby from Letters from LincolnCorigliano One Sweet Morning from One Sweet MorningElgar Enigma Variations
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey conductorThomas Hampson baritone
Preconcert conversation with Johann Buis30 minute run-time
Thursday, January 10, 6:45-7:15 Grainger BallroomFriday, January 11, 12:15-12:45 Armour StageSaturday, January 12, 6:45-7:15 Armour Stage
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This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.