The music comedy duo Igudesman & Joo will bring their own special brand of hilarity to Symphony Center on Friday, October 18 at 8 p.m. when they join the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to perform “BIG Nightmare Music”. The show will include classic Igudesman & Joo bits such as Alla Molto Turca and Cleaning vs.Riverdancing along with brand-new sketches which will feature the entire orchestra.
Duo members Aleksey Igudesman and pianist Hyung-ki Joo have brought their unique combination of comedy, classical music, and pop culture to audiences across the globe. To date, their YouTube clips have gathered over 28 million hits. If you haven’t had a chance to watch one of their videos, you must immediately proceed to the end of this post and check one out. I guarantee you’ll laugh your head off.
Tickets for the Igudesman & Joo concert go on sale today, Thursday, July 25. They range in price from $30-$120 and are available at cso.org, the Symphony Center box office (220 S. Michigan Ave), or by phone at 312-294-3000.
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