Classics Go to the Movies

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Robert Moody, Conductor
Chicago Children’s Choir (Josephine Lee, Director)
Miloš Karadaglić, Guitar
Orion Weiss, Piano

Friday, July 11, 2014
4:30 PM
Donor Gates Open
5:00 PM
Public Gates Open
8:00 PM
Concert Starts

Tickets: $50/25
Lawn: $10

Classical Strings and Chicken Wings Special Event
Lawn: $25
Reserved: $40
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R. Strauss:   Introduction from Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30  
Holst:   Selections from The Planets, Op. 32
Mars, the Bringer of War
Uranus, the Magician
Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
Rachmaninoff:   Variations 18–24 from Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 43
Pachelbel:   Canon in D Major
Barber:   Agnus dei, Op. 11
Rodrigo:   Concierto de Aranjuez
Gershwin:   An American in Paris

Program Notes

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Concert Information

Sometimes we’re treated to classical music without even knowing it. Works by Rachmaninoff, Barber, Holst and other classical giants have been used in Hollywood scores for an array of films, from 2001: A Space Odyssey to Platoon to Somewhere in Time. These soundtrack giants are collected in one evening that features the Ravinia debut of guitar superstar Miloš Karadaglić along with conductor Robert Moody, pianist Orion Weiss and Chicago Children’s Choir.

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