Chicago Symphony Orchestra Plays Stravinsky's Rite of Spring
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Enjoy an evening of popular choral works from the National Festival Chorus, joined by the Manhattan Chorale, at the legendary Orchestra Hall. The National Festival Chorus will perform works by internationally renowned composer and rising classical music star Ola Gjeilo, as well as Haydn's Kyrie and Dickau's Come Live With Me and Be My Love. The concert will also prominently feature the all-professional Manhattan Chorale, who'll present a selection of complex choral masterpieces by Lauridsen, Paulus, Whitacre and more. The professional Manhattan Chorale, 32-voices strong, has appeared at major venues across the U.S., including New York's Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. Arrive early for a prelude featuring the ensemble Voce. Learn More
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First visit to hear CSO in Orchestra Hall. Sound clarity was exceptional. We were seated on level 6, about as high as you can get. The stage was far, but the sound was great. CSO was wonderful. Rites of Spring was well arranged, well performed and very well received.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
David Robertson, conductor
Kyoko Takezawa, violin
Messiaen - Les offrandes oubliées
Berg - Violin Concerto
Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring
The CSO pays tribute to Pierre Boulez, in honor of his 85th birthday, with a program featuring composers that Maestro Boulez has championed throughout his pioneering career. The CSO will have you on the edge of your seat with its unparalleled delivery of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, conducted by David Robertson.
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