Thursday, May 30, 2019
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and The Joffrey Ballet bring to life neo-classical works by Stravinsky. This electrifying collaboration includes a world premiere ballet set to the Dumbarton Oaks Concerto, a work inspired by J.S. Bach's Brandenburg concertos, and the ballet Commedia by internationally acclaimed choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, set to Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite.
Rossini Overture to Il barbiere di SivigliaRavel Mother GooseStravinsky Dumbarton Oaks Concerto Bliss (World Premiere Commission) by Stephanie MartinezRavel Pavane pour une infant défunteStravinsky Suite from Pulcinella Commedia© by Christopher Wheeldon
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Matthias Pintscher conductorThe Joffrey BalletAshley Wheater The Mary B. Galvin Artistic Director
Preconcert conversation with Laura Prichard30 minute run-time
Thursday, May 30, 6:45-7:15 Grainger BallroomFriday, May 31, 6:45-7:15 Grainger BallroomSaturday, June 1, 6:45-7:15 Grainger Ballroom
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These performances are generously sponsored by Allstate Insurance Company, Steven and Megan Shebik, and William and Elisabeth Adams. Additional support is provided by Joyce Chelberg.
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.