Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Nov 15

8:00 PM

Sibelius, Tchaikovksy, Rachmaninov

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Danish conductor Thomas Søndergård leads two Russian masterpieces: Rachmaninov's powerful First Symphony, imbued with heroism and pathos, and Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. Alexander Gavrylyuk, a pianist who "enchants with his incredible virtuosity and thought-provoking playing" (De Telegraaf), makes his CSO debut with this monumental work.


Sibelius Nocturne and Ballade from King Christian II
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
Rachmaninov Symphony No. 1


Preconcert conversation with Stephen Yaness
30 minute run-time

Thursday, November 15, 6:45-7:15 Armour Stage
Saturday, November 17, 6:45-7:15 Armour Stage
Sunday, November 18, 1:45-2:15 Armour Stage

Additional Dates for this Program


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Classic Encounter Media Sponsor: Media Sponsor: 93XRT   

Classic Encounter Event Partner: Event Partner: Nando's Periperi   

The appearance of Alexander Gavrylyuk is made possible by the Juli Plant Grainger Fund for Excellence.

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.