Mahler 1

Apr 26

8:00 PM

Elgar, Mahler

Friday, April 26, 2019

Mahler’s transcendent First Symphony set the stage for the modern symphony. Hear this groundbreaking composition performed by "one of the world's great Mahler orchestras" (Chicago Tribune). Gautier Capuçon, a performer with “virtuosity to burn” (Chicago Tribune), returns for Elgar’s sweeping final work, the much-loved Cello Concerto.


Elgar Cello Concerto
Mahler Symphony No. 1


Preconcert conversation with Steven Rings
30 minute run-time

Thursday, April 25, 6:45-7:15 Grainger Ballroom
Friday, April, 26, 6:45-7:15 Armour Stage
Saturday, April 27, 6:45-7:15 Armour Stage

Additional Dates for this Program


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The appearance of Gautier Capuçon is made possible by the Juli Plant Grainger Fund for Excellence.

The appearance of Gautier Capuçon is made possible by The Grainger Fund for Excellence.

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