CSO to Perform Superman, Harry Potter, and Tchaikovsky at Morton Arboretum

Carlos Miguel PrietoThe Chicago Symphony Orchestra will perform an eclectic mix of movie music, classical standards, and children’s programming during its upcoming June performances at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois. Tickets are now on sale for the five concerts on June 27, 29, 30, and 2013.

The Thursday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. concert features pieces by renowned film composer John Williams including music from Superman, Harry Potter, and Star Wars. Richard Kaufman will conduct.

On Saturday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m., the CSO will perform an all-Tchaikovsky program under the direction of Carlos Miguel Prieto. Violinist Jennifer Koh will be the featured soloist for Tchaikovsky’s violin Concerto.

The entire family will enjoy the CSO’s two performances of Goldilocks and the Three Bears from its Once upon a Symphony series on Saturday, June 29 at 11 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.. The shows offer a small ensemble concert experience designed specifically for families with children ages 3 to 5. The orchestra will offer another family program on Sunday, June 30 at 3 p.m.. Prieto will conduct the CSO in a program of dance music for the whole family including selections from Bizet’s Carmen suites, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio espagnol, and Danzón No. 2 by Mexican composer Arturo Márquez.

Tickets for the CSO concerts on June 27 and 29 are available at the early bird price of $25 through April 30. After May 1, tickets are $30. Morton Arboretum members and CSO subscribers can purchase tickets at $25 at any time.

Tickets for the June 29 Once Upon a Symphony concerts and the June 30 family concert are available at the early bird price of $15 through April 30. After May 1, tickets are $20. Morton Arboretum members and CSO subscribers can purchase $15 tickets at any time.

Tickets may be purchased via cso.org, at the CSO box office (220 S. Michigan Avenue), or by calling CSO Patron Services at 312-294-3000. Information about the Morton Arboretum (4100 Lincoln Avenue
in Lisle) is available at mortonarb.org or 630-968-0074.

Complete program details are as follows:

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Special Concert
The Morton Arboretum
4100 Lincoln Avenue
Lisle, IL
Thursday, June 27, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Richard Kaufman
, conductor

WILLIAMS   March from Superman
WILLIAMS   Theme from Jurassic Park
WILLIAMS   Sayuri’s Theme from Memoirs of a Geisha
WILLIAMS   Liberty Fanfare
WILLIAMS   Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind
WILLIAMS   Suite from Star Wars
WILLIAMS   March from Raiders of the Lost Ark
WILLIAMS   Theme from Sabrina
WILLIAMS   Harry’s Wondrous World from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
WILLIAMS   Two Selections from Hook
WILLIAMS   Theme from Jaws
WILLIAMS   Out to Sea and Shark Cage Fugue from Jaws
WILLIAMS   Adventures on Earth from E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

Tickets: $25 through April 30; $30 after May 1

 

Once Upon a Symphony
The Morton Arboretum
Thornhill Arbor Room
4100 Lincoln Avenue
Lisle, IL
Saturday, June 29, 2013, 11 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Megan Wells
, storyteller

Tickets: $15 through April 30; $20 after May 1

 

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Special Concert
The Morton Arboretum
4100 Lincoln Avenue
Lisle, IL
Saturday, June 29, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Carlos Miguel Prieto
, conductor
Jennifer Koh, violin

TCHAIKOVSKY   Capriccio italien, Op. 45
TCHAIKOVSKY   Concerto for Violin in D Major, Op. 35
TCHAIKOVSKY   Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36

Tickets: $25 through April 30; $30 after May 1.

 

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Family Matinee
The Morton Arboretum
4100 Lincoln Avenue
Lisle, IL
Sunday, June 30, 2013, 3 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Carlos Miguel Prieto
, conductor

BIZET   Selections from Suites Nos. 1 and 2 from Carmen
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV   Capriccio espagnol
MÁRQUEZ   Danzón No. 2
TOUSSAINT   Popurrí de Pérez Prado
GINASTERA   Final Dance (Malambo) from Estancia

Tickets: $15 through April 30; $20 after May 1

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