CSO: Levine Leads Haydn's Creation

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
James Levine, Conductor
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Nadine Sierra, Soprano
Matthew Polenzani, Tenor
John Relyea, Bass

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
4:30 PM
Donor Gates Open
5:00 PM
Public Gates Open
8:00 PM
Concert Starts

Tickets: $90 / $25
Lawn: $10


Haydn:   The Creation
sung in German with English supertitles



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Concert Information


James Levine would like to dedicate his performance of Haydn’s The Creation to Walter Levin, who passed away in Chicago on Friday, August 4, at the age of 92. Levin was a legendary teacher, musician and scholar, who was Levine’s mentor and friend. Walter was James’s greatest teacher, James was Walter’s greatest student. Levin was an integral part of the creation of Ravinia’s summer conservatory, the Steans Music Institute, created by James Levine and Ed Gordon in 1988.

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