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QUIZ: How Well Do You Know the Musicals of Rodgers and Hammerstein?

By Stephen Raskauskas |

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Think you’re a Broadway buff? How well do you know the the musicals of the dynamic duo, Rogers and Hammerstein? Test your knowledge with this quiz.

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Quiz | How Well Do You Know the Well-Tempered Clavier?

By Stephen Raskauskas |

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Does Bach rock your socks? Do you think you know the music of the contrapuntal master, J.S. Bach, himself? See how well you know Bach’s “The Well-Tempered Clavier,” one of the foundational works of classical music and of keyboard literature.

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QUIZ | Can We Guess What Broadway Show You Should Star In?

By Stephen Raskauskas |

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Have you ever dreamed of seeing your name in lights on the Great White Way? Take this quiz to see if we can guess what Tony Award-winning Broadway musical YOU should star in.

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Susanna Mälkki and Gil Shaham

August 18, 2019, 8:00 pm

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Susanna Mälkki

Susanna Mälkki leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a program featuring violinist Gil Shaham.

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Debussy: “Gigues” from Images, set 3

Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2
Gil Shaham, violin

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
Robert Chen, violin

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Riccardo Muti conducts Higdon and Britten

May 12, 2019, 8:00 pm

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Riccardo Muti conducts the world premiere of Jennifer Higdon‘s Low Brass Concerto, a CSO co-commission.

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Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique, Op. 3

Jennifer Higdon: Low Brass Concerto
Jay Friedman, trombone; Michael Mulcahy, trombone; Charles Vernon, bass trombone; Gene Pokorny, tuba

Chausson: Poem of Love and the Sea, Op. 19
Clémentine Margaine, mezzo-soprano

Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a

Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
Fritz Reiner, conductor

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Muti conducts Higdon’s “Low Brass Concerto”

September 23, 2018, 8:00 pm

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Riccardo Muti conducts the world premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s “Low Brass Concerto,” a CSO co-commission.

Playlist

“Scherzo fantastique,” by Stravinsky
Low Brass Concerto, by Higdon
“Poème de l’amour et de la mer,” by Chausson
Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, by Benjamin Britten

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Verdi’s Nabucco

September 22, 2018, 12:00 pm

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Placido Domingo in the title role of LA Opera's 2017 production of "Nabucco." (Photo: Ken Howard / LA Opera)

Hear acclaimed singer Placido Domingo in the title role of Verdi’s Nabucco. The cast also features Liudmyla Monastyrska (Abigaille); Morris Robinson (Zaccaria); Mario Chang (Ismaele); Nancy Fabiola Herrera (Fenena); and the Los Angeles Opera Chorus and Orchestra led by James Conlon.