Dvořák’s Eighth Symphony is a lyrical masterpiece that The Guardian calls “35 minutes of life-enhancing joy.” Edo de Waart conducts this profound work, along with John Adams’ exuberant “foxtrot for orchestra,” an outtake from his opera Nixon in China. The phenomenally gifted Leila Josefowicz returns to perform Stravinsky’s brilliant neoclassical Violin Concerto.
Sunday, December 22, 2019 3:00 PM
John Adams The Chairman Dances
Stravinsky Violin Concerto
Dvořák Carnival Overture
Dvořák Symphony No. 8
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Edo de Waart conductor
Leila Josefowicz violin
Preconcert conversation with John Novak: Sunday, December 22, 1:45–2:15, Armour Stage
Official Airline of the CSO
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