Muti Conducts Beethoven & Wagner

Mar 14

8:00 PM

Rossini, Vivaldi, Benshoof, Beethoven, Wagner

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Riccardo Muti leads a wide-ranging program featuring music from Rossini’s witty comic opera Il viaggio a Reims and Wagner’s Overture to Tannhäuser. Also on the program are two virtuosic concertos—one baroque and one contemporary—featuring CSO Piccolo Jennifer Gunn, and Beethoven’s cheerful Second Symphony.

Program

Rossini Il viaggio a Reims Overture
Vivaldi Piccolo Concerto in C Major, RV 444
Benshoof Concerto in Three Movements
Beethoven Symphony No. 2
Wagner Overture to Tannhäuser

PRECONCERT CONVERSATION — NOTE NEW TIME

Preconcert conversation with Kyle Dzapo
30 minute run-time

Thursday, March 14, 6:45-7:15 Armour Stage
Friday, March 15, 12:15-12:45 Armour Stage
Saturday, March 16, 6:45-7:15 Armour Stage

Additional Dates for this Program

Sponsors

Global Sponsor of the CSO

Official Airline of the CSO

Classic Encounter Media Sponsor: Media Sponsor: 93XRT   

Classic Encounter Event Partner: Event Partner: Nando's Periperi

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