CANCELED: Midori & Jean-Yves Thibaudet

Apr 14

3:00 PM

Schumann, Fauré, Debussy, Enescu

Sunday, April 14, 2019

We regret that the April 14 Midori & Jean-Yves Thiabaudet chamber recital has 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.


Midori, whose “ethereal phrasing gives the audience a glimpse into her inner world” (Bachtrack), and Jean-Yves Thibaudet, celebrated as “commanding and precise, with a buoyant simplicity and charm” (Los Angeles Times), come together for a performance of music brimming with romanticism that ranges from the turbulent to the quirky to the intoxicatingly atmospheric.


Schumann Violin Sonata No. 1
Fauré Violin Sonata No. 1
Debussy Violin Sonata
Enescu Violin Sonata No. 3 (in Romanian Folk Style)


More than 35 years after launching her career, the violinist Midori maintains a singular focus: “I have always enjoyed bringing people together, and it always seemed such a natural part of what I do to have music serve as a catalyst and a binding force." Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories

International soloists Lisa Batiashvili, cellist Gautier Capuçon and pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet all happen to be friends. But they also share at least two other ties. First, all three are scheduled to appear in April at Symphony Center. Second, the three teamed up last year to perform together as a piano trio. When you have the possibility to play incredible music with great friends onstage, this is just pure luxury," Capuçon said. "There is nothing better than that.” Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories


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