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An evening of baroque masterpieces, led by conductor Nicholas Kraemer from the harpsichord, features excerpts from operas and oratorios by Handel and Purcell, including the ever-popular Water Music. Opening the program is Bach’s best-known orchestral suite, which includes the much-loved “Air on the G String.”
Saturday, March 28, 2020 8:00 PM
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3
Handel Who calls my parting soul from death? from Esther
Handel Voi che udite il mio lamento from Agrippina
Handel Da tempeste il legno infranto from Giulio Cesare
Handel These labors past, how happy we! from Jephtha
Purcell Chacony in G Minor
Purcell Thy hand, Belinda . . . When I am laid in earth from Dido and Aeneas
Handel Rompo i lacci from Flavio
Handel To thee thou glorious son from Theodora
Handel Suite No. 2 from Water Music
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
conductor and harpsichord
Preconcert conversation with Kyle Dzapo: Saturday, March 28, 6:45–7:15, Grainger Ballroom
Read: Nicholas Kraemer prefers an approach he describes as ‘Bach with a smile’
Official Airline of the CSO
These CSO performances are dedicated to the memory of J. Timothy Ritchie, in grateful recognition of his many years of support and his legacy bequest.
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