Civic Orchestra: 20th-Century Innovators
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Led by Bergen Philharmonic Chief Conductor Edward Gardner, this concert explores the innovations in instrumentation, form and harmony that emerged during the 20th century, from the powerhouse brass section of Janáček's Sinfonietta to the improvised passages of Lutosławski's Symphony No. 4. This celebration of modern masterworks concludes with the lush impressionistic harmonies of Daphnis and Chloe.
Approximate concert duration: 86 minutes including intermission
Lutosławski Symphony No. 4
Ravel Suite No. 2 from Daphnis and Chloe
Preconcert conversation with Laura Prichard
6:30-7:00 Grainger Ballroom
The 2018/19 Civic Orchestra of Chicago season is generously sponsored by The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation.
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.