August 20, 2019


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Tonight at Ravinia, James Gaffigan leads the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra in Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff. Pianist George Li will solo in Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini. There will also be music from Prokofiev’s ballet, “Romeo and Juliet”, and selections from a surreal, fairytale opera by Prokofiev that had its first performance in Chicago’s auditorium Theatre in 1921. What is the title of this opera?