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CSO Sessions Episode 19: Elliot, Sowerby & Prokofiev

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Date

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Name

CSO Sessions Episode 19: Elliot, Sowerby & Prokofiev

Description

This varied program of 20th-century music features two works by Prokofiev, both originally intended for ballets: an idiosyncratic quintet, scored for the unusual combination of oboe, clarinet, violin, viola and bass, which evokes a circus setting while still maintaining the composer's signature elegance and wit, plus an encore presentation of the rapturous and romantic Suite from Romeo and Juliet. Rounding out the program are a pair of rarely performed works by Willard Elliot and Leo Sowerby.

Premiered on Thursday, May 6, 2021
Available through Friday, June 4, 2021

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Program

Prokofiev Quintet for Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Viola and Bass, Op. 39
Elliot Two Sketches for Woodwind Quintet
Sowerby Woodwind Quintet
Prokofiev, arr. Tarkmann Suite from Romeo and Juliet

Performers

Musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Sponsors

Sponsorship support for CSO Sessions is generously provided by the Zell Family Foundation; an anonymous donor; Kenneth C. Griffin Charitable Fund; JCS Arts, Health and Education Fund of the DuPage Foundation; the Julian Family Foundation, in honor of Cristina Rocca; Cynthia M. Sargent; Megan and Steve Shebik; Betty W. Smykal; TAWANI Foundation; National Endowment for the Arts; ITW, and PNC.

ITW PNC

National Endowment for the Arts

Official Airline of the CSO
United Airlines

 

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