A season-long Beethoven celebration continues with the composer’s dazzling Violin Concerto performed by the renowned Leonidas Kavakos, “the most deeply satisfying violinist performing today” (Philadelphia Inquirer). Riccardo Muti conducts this towering work along with a world premiere by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Bernard Rands.
Friday, November 1, 2019 1:30 PM
Beethoven Violin Concerto
Rands DREAM for Orchestra [World Premiere, CSO Commission made possible through the generous support of the Edward F. Schmidt Family Commissioning Fund]
Liszt Mazeppa, Symphonic Poem No. 6
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti conductor
Leonidas Kavakos violin
Preconcert conversation with Steven Rings: Friday, November 1, 12:15–12:45, Armour Stage
Maestro Residency Presenter
Official Airline of the CSO
The appearance of Leonidas Kavakos is made possible by the Grainger Fund for Excellence.