CSO at Ravinia: Bernstein Mass

Jul 20

8:00 PM

Saturday, July 20, 2019

This event is at the Ravinia Festival.

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Program

Bernstein Mass

Performers

Ravinia's staging of Leonard Bernstein's Mass was such a hit last year that it's presenting an encore performance July 20 of the rarely performed music theater work, which the Chicago Tribune called one of the year's stand-out concerts. Marin Alsop calls it nothing less than one of the most important works of the 20th century: "This is a story with a huge moral. This is the search for truth, the search for the meaning in life.” Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories

When Ravinia presented Bernstein's Mass last summer, “The reaction of the audience was just amazing,” said baritone Paulo Szot, who's returning for the encore performance July 20. “You get absorbed and shocked with so many elements that Bernstein introduces to us, along with this huge cast of musicians, actors and singers. It’s just massive. It gets you in a way that is hard to experience these days onstage.” Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories