Venue Details

85 Star Starred
Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60604
312-294-3000
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Member Tips

travelqueen73
People were in all styles of dress from semi-formal to blue jeans.
info Feb 09 2010 star this tip starred
travelqueen73
Did not have any.
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travelqueen73
We parked in the Grant Underground right across the street and were lucky enough to
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travelqueen73
Find handicapped parking right in front of the elevator. Couldn't have been any better!
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Goldstar Member
You are going to the Symphony...I would dress up.
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Reviews & Ratings

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3.8 average rating
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33 events
29 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 06 2010

I did not care too much for Peter Oundjian's interpretation of the pieces, but it was still a nice night out. The seats were in the worst of the section assigned, so the... continued

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4 events
3 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 06 2010

The concert was alright. We thought the music was "dull and boring", but it was played very well and the pianist was very good. The seats were excellent!

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4 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 09 2010

Vaughn Williams showed a lot of enthusiasm conducting...you can tell he likes his job and I was impressed how the song showcased the different ways to play a violin to... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.cso.org/main.taf?p=3,11,6,1&EventID=3014

Description

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Mozart and Vaughan Williams

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Peter Oundjian, conductor

Shai Wosner, piano

Rimsky-Korsakov – Capriccio espagnol

Mozart – Piano Concerto No. 20

Vaughan Williams – Symphony No. 5

The young and talented Israeli pianist Shai Wosner debuts in Mozart’s powerful and tragic Piano Concerto No. 20. Toronto-based conductor Peter Oundjian completes the concert with the serene Fifth Symphony of Vaughan Williams.

About the Ticket Supplier: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

The 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.

The central mission of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association is to present classical music through the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Chicago, national and international audiences.

The mission is supported by four mutually reinforcing elements: artistic excellence (continued international preeminence in the field of orchestral excellence), audience development (leading audience development initiatives), education (superior education and community programs) and financial stability (fiscal responsibility for long-term stability).

In November 2008, the CSO was ranked the best U.S. orchestra by Gramophone magazine.