Platea Magazine – The Chicago Symphony returns to the public after more than a year without concerts

The Chicago Symphony returns to perform before the public after more than a year without concerts

The orchestra Chicago Symphony, one of the most prestigious orchestral formations in the United States, has announced its return to the stage, With public, after more than a year without this type of concerts, due to the coronavirus.

In total there are three scheduled concerts, conducted respectively by Michael Mulcahy (May 27-30), Erina Yashima (June 03-06) and Edo de Waart (June 10-13). In the first of them you will be able to hear music by Copland, Schuller, Barber, Tilson-Thomas and Bernstein, in a complete nod to the great composers of the country. For his part, Yashima will direct pieces by Coleridge-Taylor, Schubert, Montgomery and Kodály, while Waart will direct works by Mozart and Brahms.

“We are truly delighted to welcome the public to the Symphony Center for live concerts this spring,” said CSOA President Jeff Alexander. “There has been constant collaboration throughout the organization, with the artistic guidance of musical director Riccardo Muti, and our consultation with the City Council and public health officials, which has made it possible to safely share again the joy of living. music in community “.

Foto: Todd Rosenberg.

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