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Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1
Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1

The sensational young Korean pianist Sunwook Kim, acclaimed for his “ability to shift from fantasy to fireworks and back in a gasp” (The News, Portsmouth), makes his CSO debut with two vivacious works by Mendelssohn—the glittering Piano Concerto No. 1 and virtuosic Capriccio brillant. Ukrainian conductor Kirill Karabits, in his CSO subscription series debut, leads Lutosławski’s melodic, folklore-inspired Concerto for Orchestra.

Event details

Date

Thursday, October 10, 2019 8:00 PM

Venue

Orchestra Hall

Description


PROGRAM
Prokofiev
Overture on Hebrew Themes
Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1
Mendelssohn Capriccio brillant
Lutosławski Concerto for Orchestra


PERFORMERS
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Kirill Karabits conductor
Sunwook Kim piano


CONCERT EXTRAS
Preconcert conversation with Laura Prichard: Thursday, October 10, 6:45–7:15, Grainger Ballroom

Classic Encounter with Terri Hemmert: Thursday, October 10, 6:30–7:15, Buntrock Hall (tickets required)


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SPONSORS

Official Airline of the CSO

The appearance of Maestro Kirill Karabits is made possible by the Juli Plant Grainger Fund for Artistic Excellence.

The appearance of Sunwook Kim is made possible by the Grainger Fund for Excellence.

The performance of Lutoslawski’s Concerto for Orchestra is supported in part by a generous grant from the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in partnership with LOT Polish Airlines.

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