CANCELED: An American in Paris

Mar 24

3:00 PM


Sunday, March 24, 2019

We regret that the March 24 CSO Special concert, and all events associated with this concert, have been canceled due to the strike by CSO musicians. Patrons holding tickets to this canceled concert are able to exchange their tickets for upcoming Symphony Center performances, may donate their tickets to the CSO, or may receive a refund. Ticket holders are asked to contact Patron Services at 312-294-3000 or by email mentioning your patron ID, concert date, and request. In addition, will have the most up-to-date information and updates for patrons about the status of future concerts.


Winner of six Academy Awards®, the movie musical An American in Paris starring Gene Kelly features unforgettable songs and stunning dance sequences set against the backdrop of 1950s Paris. Experience this classic film as you never have before on the big screen with the timeless music of George Gershwin performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.


An American in Paris — March 22

Approximate concert duration: 138 minutes including intermission


Gershwin An American in Paris

Growing up around opera and working on Broadway proved to be excellent training for conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos in his work leading live-to-picture events. “My operatic training is the basis for everything I do,” said Kitsopoulos, who will conduct the Chicago Symphony in the Oscar-winning "An American in Paris" (1951). "This way of seeing a film is just a great experience." Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories


The CSO at the Movies series is generously sponsored by Megan and Steven Shebik.

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