Half Past Eight

2017–2018 Season

Unless otherwise noted, the Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra performs at:

Anne and Howard Gottlieb Hall
Joy Faith Knapp Music Center
(home of the Merit School of Music)
38 South Peoria Street
Chicago, Illinois

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Sunday, November 12, 2017, 3:00 pm

Countdown to a CMSO Century: Four to Go

Schumann greatly admired this lesser known symphony of Beethoven’s that is dramatic, yet playful and witty. Schumann’s symphony also has great depth and joy.

Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Russell Vinick, conductor

Symphony No. 4
Symphony No. 4

Sunday, February 11, 2018, 3:00 pm

La Fiesta
Orchestra, Mariachi, Food: La Fiesta! Join the party as we celebrate music inspired by Hispanic culture. Don’t miss this unique and joyful collaboration!

Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Russell Vinick, conductor

Chicago Mariachi Project
Álvaro Obregón, founder and president

The Barber of Seville Overture
Chicago Mariachi Project
El Salón México
Capriccio Espagnol

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 4:00 pm
Sunday, May 6, 2018, 3:30 pm

The Mystery of Mozart: Requiem Mass

Written in the last year of his life, this tremendous work was considered by Mozart to be the music for his own funeral.

Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
South Holland Master Chorale
Albert M. Jackson, conductor


Sunday, April 29, 2018, 4:00 pm
St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church
768 Lincoln Avenue
Calumet City, Illinois  60409

Sunday, May 6, 2018, 3:30 pm
Covenant United Church of Christ
1130 East 154th Street
South Holland, Illinois  60473

Sunday, May 20, 2018, 3:00 pm

Pictures and Selfies

Mussorgsky pays tribute to his friend by bringing his paintings to life and setting them to music. Take a selfie with these paintings that will be on display at this majestic, exciting, and brassy season finale!

Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Russell Vinick, conductor
Joshua Brown, violin

Russian Easter Overture
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Pictures at an Exhibition

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