CSO at Ravinia: Tchaikovsky Spectacular

Aug 18

5:00 PM

Sunday, August 18, 2019

This event is at the Ravinia Festival.

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Program

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4
Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations
Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture

With her documentary "Itzhak," director Alison Chernick explains that she wanted to tell "the untold story of Itzhak Perlman, the story of the ‘mensch’ behind the great musical talent," she said. "There is so much more to this man than his musical virtuosity that you gather from his performances." Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories

Kian Soltani, one of classical music’s rising stars, has been earning raves for his impassioned performances. He looks forward to his Ravinia and Chicago Symphony Orchestra debuts under conductor Itzhak Perlman when he performs Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra on Aug. 18. “A lot of my friends have attended [Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute], and they have told me about their great experiences,” he said. “Meeting Maestro Perlman will be a special honor. It will be another chance to meet one of my idols.” Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories