Chicago – Mar 01 2009

Where Classical Meets Jazz - Crossover Concerto

Where Classical Meets Jazz – Crossover Concerto

Where Classical Meets Jazz – Crossover Concerto
Sunday, March 01, 2009 in Chicago at 8:00 pm

Description
CROSSOVER CONCERTO
Where Classical Meets Jazz
Saturday, March 1, 2009 at 8 p.m.
ORCHESTRA HALL
220 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL

Chicago Premiere and First U.S. Appearance since the acclaimed 2006 premiere at New York’s Lincoln Center

“A Musical Exchange With the Best Russia Has to Offer.” –New York Times

Featuring

YURI BASHMET – 2008 Grammy Award winner
Viola
“without doubt, one of the world’s greatest living musicians.” –The Times of London
IGOR BUTMAN
Saxophone
[Russia’s] “Most Celebrated Jazz Man” –JazzTimes
IGOR RAYKHELSON
Composer & Pianist

MOSCOW SOLOISTS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

IGOR BUTMAN’S BIG BAND

Program includes chamber music works by Bach, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich as well as Raykhelson’s Jazz Suite for Viola, Saxophone, Piano and String orchestra, written especially for Bashmet, Butman and their ensembles.

DISCOUNT TICKET OFFER:
Save 20% off regular ticket prices when you mention this offer by phone or go to
www.cso.org/russian. Offer is subject to availability and NOT valid on previously purchased tickets.
Offer expires February 28, 2009.
TICKET HOTLINE: (312) 294-3000 or www.cso.org

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Chicago Debut
NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC OF RUSSIA

VLADIMIR SPIVAKOV
Conductor

DENIS MATSUEV – Tchaikovsky Piano Competition Winner
Piano

Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 8 p.m.

Chicago – Mar 01
Sunday, March 01, 2009 – 8:00 pm

Location: Orchestra Hall
Address: 220 S. Michigan Ave – Chicago
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