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Saturday, July 14, 2007

Ravinia week 02 (July 9-15)

This week’s CSO programs

Wednesday
James Conlon, Conductor
Misha Dichter, Piano
Christine Brewer, Soprano
Anthony Dean Griffey, Tenor
James Johnson, Baritone

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23
Zemlinsky: A Florentine Tragedy(with supertitles)

Thursday
James Conlon, Conductor
Olga Kern, Piano

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18
Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade, Op. 35

Sunday
James Conlon, Conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, Piano

Mozart:
Piano Concerto No. 15 in B-flat Major, K. 450
Piano Concerto No. 16 in D Major, K. 451
Piano Concerto No. 26 in D Major, K. 537 ("Coronation")

Monday
off

Tuesday
10-1 2-5 CSO rehearsals

Wednesday
2-5 CSO rehearsal
8 CSO concert

Thursday
2:30-5 CSO rehearsal
8 CSO concert

Friday
off

Saturday
off

Sunday
12-3 CSO rehearsal
5 CSO concert

Why does the mighty CSO sit idle on Friday and Saturday evenings, you ask? Because the even mightier Steve Miller Band has two sold out shows. More evidence classical music is getting shoved into the corners to make way for money making acts.

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