Thursday, June 13, 2019
Riccardo Muti leads Gershwin’s cinematic An American in Paris and Tchaikovsky's inventive Suite No. 3. Also on the program is the world premiere of a bass trombone concerto by James Stephenson, a composer of “straightforward, unabashedly beautiful sounds” (The Boston Herald), featuring Charles Vernon of the world-famous Chicago Symphony Orchestra brass.
Gershwin An American in ParisStephenson Bass Trombone Concerto [World Premiere, CSO Commission]Tchaikovsky Suite No. 3
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti conductor
Charles Vernon bass trombone
Preconcert conversation with William White30 minute run-time
Thursday, June 13, 6:45-7:15 Grainger BallroomFriday, June 14, 12:15-12:45 Armour StageSaturday, June 15, 6:45-7:15 Armour Stage
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These performances are made possible by the Juli Plant Grainger Fund for Artistic Excellence.
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.