Saturday, May 28, 2016, 7:30 P.M.
Harris Theater for Music and Dance
205 East Randolph Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
Scott Speck, Conductor
Cirque de la Symphonie, Special Guests
WILLIAMS: Main Title from Superman
SAINT-SAËNS: Danse Macabre
DE ABREU: Tico Tico No Fuba
BIZET: The Toreadores and Danse Boheme from Carmen
STRAVINSKY: Berceuse and Finale from The Firebird
KHACHATURIAN: Valse from Masquerade
WILLIAMS: Flight to Neverland from Hook
TCHAIKOVSKY: Valse and Danse des Cygnes from Swan Lake
WILLIAMS: Across the Stars from Star Wars Episode II
KHACHATURIAN: Sabre Dance from Gayane
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Danse des Bouffons from The Snow Maiden
OFFENBACH: Can-Can from Orpheus in the Underworld
MASSENET: Meditation from Thais
DAZZLING CIRQUE ACTS include electric juggling, contortion, aerial fabrics, magic, and much more!
In its first-ever presentation at Chicago’s state-of-the-art Harris Theater, the Chicago Philharmonic partners with Cirque de la Symphonie to meld orchestra and circus into one resounding spectacle for the ears and eyes. Having already astonished audiences from Boston to Australia, Cirque de la Symphonie’s cast of Olympians and world-record-holders makes its Chicago debut alongside the Chicago Philharmonic’s thrillingly virtuosic musicians. Classical masterpieces and film score favorites including selections from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, Bizet’s Carmen, Khachaturian’s Gayaneh, and more set the scene for aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, and jugglers in this one-of-a-kind fusion of two great art forms. Don’t miss the excitement. Buy your tickets today.
Recommended for ages 7-107
Purchase individual tickets ($25 – $125) through the Harris Theater box office by calling 312-334-7777 or clicking the button below:
Current Chicago Philharmonic subscribers may purchase tickets at the discounted rate you received on your original subscription! Please call the Chicago Philharmonic office at (312) 957-0000 to coordinate.