Carmina burana

June 16, 2024, 8:00 pm

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Osmo Vänskä poses with a conductor baton
Osmo Vänskä (Photo: Joel Larson)

This week, Osmo Vänskä leads the CSO in Orff’s Carmina burana featuring Joélle Harvey, Reginald Mobley, and Hugh Russell. Included in the program is Montgomery’s Banner and Rautavaara’s Cantus Arcticus, as well as Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra.


Benjamin Britten: The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34
Seiji Ozawa, conductor

Jessie Montgomery: Banner
Osmo Vänskä, conductor

Einojuhani Rautavaara: Cantus Arcticus
Osmo Vänskä, conductor

Carl Orff: Carmina burana
Joélle Harvey, soprano, Reginald Mobley, countertenor, Hugh Russell, baritone, Chicago Symphony Chorus (Jenny Wong, guest director), Uniting Voices Chicago (Josephine Lee, director); Osmo Vänskä, conductor