This week, Susanna Mälkki and Branford Marsalis join the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for a program with jazz and Spanish inspiration. The program also features the world premiere of the CSO commissioned work, Proceed, Moon, composed by Melinda Wagner. Concluding the program is one of Claude Debussy’s most popular works, Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun, conducted by Cristian Măcelaru.
Bizet Symphony in C Major
Fauré Pavane, Op. 50
Branford Marsalis, soprano saxophone
Williams Escapades from Catch Me If You Can
Branford Marsalis, alto saxophone
Robert Kassinger, bass
Cynthia Yeh, vibraphone
M. Wagner Proceed, Moon
Debussy Ibéria from Images for Orchestra
From performances in June 2017.
Debussy Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun
Cristian Măcelaru, conductor
This program will be available until December 4, 2020.
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