Beloved maestro Michael Tilson Thomas conducts his New World Symphony, comprised of the country's most promising young classical musicians, in an evocative work by Italian composer Niccolò Castiglioni, Inverno In-ver
. Noted director, designer and video artist Netia Jones (best known for her work on Oliver Knussen's opera adaptation of Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are
) adds a layer of visual spectacle to the music with her world premiere of a Harris Theater-commissioned video/visual installation. The Italian-themed concert opens with a selection of violin duets by Luciano Berio pairing NWS violinists with musicians from Music Institute of Chicago, and concludes with Igor Stravinsky's ballet Pulcinella
, performed by soloists from Chicago Opera Theater.
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