Stravinsky & The Joffrey Ballet

May 30

8:00 PM

Rossini, Ravel, Stravinsky

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.

Program

Rossini Overture to Il barbiere di Siviglia
Ravel Mother Goose
Stravinsky Dumbarton Oaks Concerto
  Bliss (World Premiere Commission) by Stephanie Martinez
Ravel Pavane pour une infant défunte
Stravinsky Suite from Pulcinella
   Commedia© by Christopher Wheeldon

Performers

Matthias Pintscher conductor
The Joffrey Ballet
Ashley Wheater The Mary B. Galvin Artistic Director

PRECONCERT CONVERSATION

Preconcert conversation with Laura Prichard
30 minute run-time

Thursday, May 30, 6:45-7:15 Grainger Ballroom
Friday, May 31, 6:45-7:15 Grainger Ballroom
Saturday, June 1, 6:45-7:15 Grainger Ballroom

Additional Dates for this Program

Sponsors

Global Sponsor of the CSO

Official Airline of the CSO

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.