The Dream

Chicago Philharmonic + Visceral Dance Chicago

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 3 pm
Harris Theater for Music and Dance
205 E Randolph St, Chicago

The Chicago Philharmonic joins forces with Visceral Dance Chicago and award-winning choreographer Nick Pupillo for one performance only. Music, dance, and literature converge in this dazzling, theatrical reimagining of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s story, “The Dream of a Ridiculous Man.” Musical masterpieces of Dmitri Shostakovich, Osvaldo Golijov, and Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood are highlights in this remarkable collaboration.

Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65, Mvt 1
Osvaldo Golijov Mariel
Jonny Greenwood Oil from There Will Be Blood
Dmitri Shostakovich Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a, Mvt. 2
John Cage Dream
Sergei Rachmaninoff Vocalise
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Elegy from Serenade for Strings
Heitor Villa-Lobos Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras no. 5
Minoru Miki Time for Marimba
Jonny Greenwood Proven Lands and Future Markets from There Will Be Blood
Thom Yorke Creep
Dmitri Shostakovich String Quartet no. 8, Mvt. 3
Allessandro Marcello Adagio from Oboe Concerto in D minor
Ennio Morricone Gabriel’s Oboe from The Mission

Scott Speck conductor
Nick Pupillo choreographer
Robert Bird lecturer

Professor Robert Bird, a published author on the subject of Dostoyevsky and Chair of the Slavic Languages and Literatures Department at The University of Chicago, will give a talk at 2 p.m. before the concert about Dostoyevsky’s work.

Approximate run time: 1 hour and 15 minutes. Recommended for ages 7 and up.

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The Chicago Philharmonic is a proud resident company of the Harris Theater.

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The Chicago Philharmonic’s 2016-17 season is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency and a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events.

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Photography by Elliot Mandel and Cheryl Mann