Series 3

Music is essential. It's elemental. Encompassing fire, water, and the whole of creation itself, Series 3 embraces all in wide-eyed and wide-eared amazement.

Choose between:
6 Saturdays • 8 pm
6 Sundays • 2 pm
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PEER GYNT

Sat Oct 3, 2020 | 8:00 pm

Sun Oct 4, 2020 | 2:00 pm

Cancelled due to COVID-19

 

Louis Langrée, conductor

Pekka Kuusisto, violin

Camilla Tilling, soprano

May Festival Chorus, Robert Porco, director

Bill Barclay, director, Concert Theatre Works

 

See a concert-staged production of Grieg’s Peer Gynt created and directed by Bill Barclay, the former Director of Music at Shakespeare’s Globe.

DVOŘÁK 7 + EIGHTH BLACKBIRD

Sat Jan 16, 2021 | 8:00 pm

Sun Jan 17, 2021 | 2:00 pm

Ruth Reinhardt, conductor

Eighth Blackbird

 

For Dvořák, the Seventh Symphony held music capable “of stirring the world.” Learn more.

HAYDN THE CREATION

Sat Feb 20, 2021 | 8:00 pm

Sun Feb 21, 2021 | 2:00 pm

Louis Langrée, conductor

Mari Eriksmoen, soprano

Simon Bode, tenor

Matthew Rose, bass

May Festival Chorus, Robert Porco, director

 

Let there be light—and music. Louis Langrée and the CSO set the stage for Haydn’s Creation. Learn more.

STRAVINSKY FIREBIRD SUITE

Sat Mar 13, 2021 | 8:00 pm

Sun Mar 14, 2021 | 2:00 pm

Louis Langrée, conductor

Kirill Gerstein, piano

 

Louis Langrée leads a program of musical fascinations, gestures made to take hold of the senses. Learn more.

RAVEL DAPHNIS + DEBUSSY LA MER

Sat Apr 24, 2021 | 8:00 pm

Sun Apr 25, 2021 | 2:00 pm

Sir Mark Elder, conductor

Stephen Hough, piano

 

Debussy’s symphonic sketches of the sea teem with restless colors and crest at the fullest sound of the CSO. Learn more.

BRUCKNER 7

Sat May 15, 2021 | 8:00 pm

Sun May 16, 2021 | 2:00 pm

Louis Langrée, conductor

 

The season ends with Bruckner’s transcendent Seventh Symphony. Learn more.