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114 Star Starred
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60604
312-294-3000
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4.9 / 5 Rated by 17 members
Review from Goldstar Member

The music and chorus was perfectly orchestrated by Haidnik, the guest pianist left hand work was spell-bounding and sir Allen narration was enlightening a world class performence not to be missed

reviewed Nov 05 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Art

CSO is a great Chicago cultural treasure. I see many tourists from all over the world attend CSO concerts, many after spending a day at the Art Institute. Goldstar half price tickets offer good, affordable seats for almost anyone to spend an...continued

reviewed Nov 07 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Theatre Fan from West Town

The seats were great (!) - the concert wonderful - Thibaudet was amazing. The free pre-concert lecture was definitely a value-added experience.

reviewed Nov 07 2009 report as inappropriate
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Bernard Haitink, conductor

Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

Erin Morley, soprano

Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano

Sir Thomas Allen, narrator

The Girls of Anima (Emily Ellsworth, artistic director)

Ravel – _ Alborada del gracioso _

Ravel – Piano Concerto for the Left Hand

Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night’s Dream (complete Incidental music)

Principal Conductor Bernard Haitink launches his fall residency with a delightful program of Ravel works, including the Piano Concerto for the Left Hand with esteemed artist Jean-Yves Thibaudet. He also conducts the CSO’s first performances of Mendelssohn’s complete incidental music to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with extracts from Shakespeare’s fantastical play edited by Ara Guzelimian.

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