CSO School Concerts: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra with special guests from The Second City

Nov 30

10:15 AM

Friday, November 30, 2018

Benjamin Britten’s iconic introduction to the orchestra pays tribute to Henry Purcell, one of England's greatest composers, while its astonishingly inventive set of variations displays the technical and expressive mastery found in the modern orchestra. Guest actors from The Second City join the CSO to guide the audience in understanding the inner workings of the orchestra, bringing extra fun and laughter to this engaging program. Recommended for ages 5 and up.


Program to include selections from:

Bernstein Overture to Candide
Dvořák Symphony No. 9 in E Minor (From the New World)
Grieg Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt
Britten The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra


Edwin Outwater conductor
The Second City guest artists
Jen Ellison director

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