MusicNOW: Esa-Pekka Salonen Conducts @ Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago [21 May]

MusicNOW: Esa-Pekka Salonen Conducts


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21
May
19:00 - 21:00

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra
220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60604
The 20th season concludes with a special concert at Symphony Center led by guest conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Karen Gomyo premieres Samuel Adams’ new work, and a newly commissioned work by Elizabeth Ogonek also receives its world premiere. Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdóttir’s Ró, which translates to “tranquility,” is a rich, atmospheric sonic landscape. Finnish composer Magnus Lindberg, “…one of the major voices of 21st century composition” (The New York Times), is currently composer-in-residence for the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Program:
Ogonek — New Work [World Premiere, MusicNOW Commission]
Lindberg — Work To Be Announced
Thorvaldsdóttir — Ró
Adams — New Work [World Premiere, MusicNOW Commission]

Performers:
Musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen — conductor
Karen Gomyo — violin
Samuel Adams — Mead Composer-in-Residence
Elizabeth Ogonek — Mead Composer-in-Residence
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