The Chicago Symphony Orchestra at The Morton Arboretum


Location: The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL 60532
Start Date/Time: June 25, 2015 - 7:30 p.m.
End Date/Time: June 27, 2015 – 9:30 p.m.

The Morton Arboretum will again host the world-renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra for a series of concerts this summer.

Concert Lineup:

Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Hollywood Heroes and Superheroes
Richard Kaufman, conductor
John Williams: March from Superman
Ennio Morricone, arr. Henry Mancini: “First Youth” from Cinema Paradiso
Danny Elfman: Batman Suite
Elmer Bernstein: Music from Animal House
George S. Clinton: Shagadelic Suite, The Music of Austin Powers
Williams: “The Throne Room/End Title” from Star Wars
Jerome Moross: “Main Title” from The Big Country
Lee Holdridge: Music from The Tuskegee Airmen
Williams: March from Midway
Mancini: Theme from The Pink Panther
Alexander Courage: Theme from Star Trek
Bernstein: Airplane! Suite
Elfman: Spiderman Suite
Monty Norman: “James Bond Theme”

The valiant Richard Kaufman leads the fearless Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a concert of Hollywood’s most epic and heroic film scores, including selections from Austin Powers, Spider Man, Star Wars, Superman, James Bond films, and more. Don’t miss this summer’s blockbuster!

Friday, June 26, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Russian Splendor
James Feddeck, conductor
Igor Stravinsky: “Circus Polka”
Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird
Sergei Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2

Rising-star conductor James Feddeck leads this evening of Russian masterpieces. The delightful “Circus Polka,” written to accompany an elephant ballet, leads into Stravinsky’s first ballet score, the dazzling Firebird. The concert ends with Rachmaninov’s well-loved second symphony, brimming with gorgeous melodies.

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Berlioz Symphonie fantastique
James Feddeck, conductor
Mikhail Glinka: Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila
Joseph Haydn: Trumpet Concerto
Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

Glinka’s rousing overture to the opera Ruslan and Ludmila opens the program, followed by Haydn’s masterful trumpet concerto performed by Principal Trumpet Christopher Martin. Berlioz’ transendent and fantastical symphony, inspired by the anguish of unrequited love, brings the concert to a captivating close.




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