Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Redmoon Theater: All-Tchaikovsky
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The last date listed for Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Redmoon Theater: Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake was Wednesday December 16, 2009 / 6:30pm.
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Written between the World Wars in 1936, British composer Vaughan Williams' melodic plea for peace not only draws from the traditional mass, but also from a trio of powerful poems by Walt Whitman. This stirring cantata is set to be performed by the Masterworks Festival Chorus, the Elgin Symphony Orchestra and vocal soloists under the baton of conductor Richard Bjella. The concert also features an appearance by conductor-composer Z. Randall Stroope and the National Festival Chorus, who'll sing some of Stroope's own pieces, along with several hymns and traditionals. Learn More
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Polianichko , conductor
Frank Maugeri, artistic director
Alex Balestrieri, narrator
Tchaikovsky – Selections from The Snow Maiden, Op. 12
Tchaikovsky – Selections from Swan Lake, Op. 20
Redmoon Theater joins the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for a unique collaboration. Known for its spellbinding and gorgeous live spectacles, Redmoon will animate and transform Tchaivkovsky’s Swan Lake through live shadow puppetry and large-scale video projections. The CSO also performs Tchaikovsky’s popular The Snow Maiden with live narration.
About the Ticket Supplier: Chicago Symphony OrchestraThe CSO is a musical force in Chicago and around the world with more than 150 performances and events a year, 107 talented musicians, two internationally renowned conductors, and two award-winning composers-in-residence.
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