Thursday, May 16, 2019
Mikko Franck makes a welcome return to conduct composers of his native Finland, including Sibelius’ spirited Violin Concerto with Hilary Hahn, “the epitome of violinist perfection” (Nürnberger Nachrichten), plus Rachmaninov’s strikingly beautiful Second Symphony.
Rautavaara A Requiem in Our TimeSibelius Violin ConcertoRachmaninov Symphony No. 2
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Mikko Franck conductorHilary Hahn violin
Preconcert conversation with Johann Buis30 minute run-time
Thursday, May 16, 6:45-7:15 Armour StageFriday, May 17, 6:45-7:15 Armour StageSaturday, May 18, 6:45-7:15 Armour StageTuesday, May 21, 6:15-6:45 Grainger Ballroom
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These violin concerto performances have been enabled by the Paul Ricker Judy Fund.
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This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.