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Chicago Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60604
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underground parking a few steps away was perfect!
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Joshua Bell Plays Bruch with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
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28 reviews
34 stars
attended Oct 10 2009

Agree with another reviewer that I didn't want the evening to end either. Each piece was mesmerizing. The music was beautiful and the encore gave us another view to how talented Joshua Bell is.

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Ides of March Red Velvet
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18 reviews
52 stars
attended Oct 08 2009

This was my first visit to the CSO and oh, what a wonderful way to begin. We had enchanting evening and one that I will hold onto. Joshua Bell's performance and the CSO gave us everything we could hope for. Bravo and thank you!

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23 reviews
9 stars
attended Oct 08 2009

wonderful evening of beautiful music

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Roberto Abbado, conductor

Joshua Bell, violin

Henry McDowell, organ

Honegger – Horace Victorieux, Mimed Symphony

Bruch – Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor

Saint-Saëns – Introduction and Rondo capriccioso

Saint-Saëns – Symphony No. 3 (Organ)

Well known for his performance on the soundtrack to the movie The Red Violin, Joshua Bell returns after his sold-out concerts in 2006 to thrill audiences with Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1. Saint-Saëns’ powerful Organ Symphony is noted for its beautiful melodies that are distinctly French in flavor.

(Photo credit: Chris Lee.)