Austrian conductor Manfred Honeck leads a program of richly melodic dance music by the Strauss family and Mozart’s virtuosic Piano Concerto No. 21 featuring Jan Lisiecki, whose “pristine, lyrical and intelligent playing shows uncommon maturity” (The New York Times). Former Mead Composer-in-Residence Mason Bates calls his new work, written in honor of Manfred Honeck’s 60th birthday, “a theatrical and fast-paced conjuring of the classic Resurrection narrative.”
Saturday, December 14, 2019 8:00 PM
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21
Johann Strauss, Jr. Overture to The Gypsy Baron
Josef Strauss The Dragonfly Polka
Johann Strauss, Jr. Furioso Polka
Johann Strauss, Jr. Voices of Spring Waltz
Johann Strauss, Jr. On the Hunt Polka
Johann Strauss, Jr. In Krapfen's Woods Polka
Johann Strauss, Jr. Thunder and Lightning Polka
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck conductor
Jan Lisiecki piano
Official Airline of the CSO
The appearance of Maestro Manfred Honeck is made possible by the Juli Plant Grainger Fund for Artistic Excellence.
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