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CANCELED: School Concert: New Voices: Philharmonia Fantastique

School Concert: New Voices: Philharmonia Fantastique​​​​​​​
CANCELED: School Concert: New Voices: Philharmonia Fantastique


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Created by former CSO Mead Composer-in-Residence Mason Bates, Oscar-winning Sound Designer Gary Rydstrom (Jurassic Park, Titanic), and animator Jim Capobianco (Finding NemoMonsters,  Inc.), Philharmonia Fantastique: The Making of the Orchestra is a virtuosic concerto for orchestra and animated film. The piece zooms inside orchestral instruments to discover how sound is made and brings the instrument families together in a spectacular, pulsing finale. Perfect for ages 5 and up!

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Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 PM


Orchestra Hall



Mason Bates Mothership
Mason Bates Philharmonia Fantastique: The Making of the Orchestra [CSO Co-commission — World Premiere]

Gary Rydstrom

Gary Rydstrom
writer, director & sound designer

Jim Capobianco

Jim Capobianco
story & animation supervisor

Mason Bates

Mason Bates
writer, music & electronica

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Philharmonia Fatastique is co-commissioned by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association with generous support from Helen Zell.

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