Rafael Payare's debut with the CSO in 2015 was called «the best classical concert of the Ravinia season» (Chicago Tribune). He makes his subscription series debut leading the CSO in Bernstein's much loved Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and Bartók's popular Concerto for Orchestra. CSO Principal Bassoon Keith Buncke showcases his artistry and extraordinary agility in Mozart's lively masterpiece.
The CSO Latino Alliance hosts four preconcert networking receptions a season which feature special guest artists giving insights into the evening’s concert plus light food and beverages, followed by a Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert. Tickets are just $35 for the reception and concert — use promotion code NETWORK at check-out or call 312-294-3000 to reserve your tickets.