The Roaring Twenties
March 9, 7:30pm at Pick-Staiger Hall, Evanston
Dust off your glad rags, brush up your Charleston and step back in time to a golden era with Chicago Philharmonic. Award-winning Cuban pianist Aldo Lopez-Gavilan joins the orchestra for the dazzling jazz-inspired concerto of Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ and Ravel’s ‘Piano Concerto in G Major’. And celebrate the great characters of literatir – the timeless antihero Mack the Knife from 1928’s ‘The Threepenny Opera’, and the man who threw the most extravagant parties of all, Gatsby.
George Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue
Kurt Weill – Suite from The Threepenny Opera
John Harbison – Remembering Gatsby
Maurice Ravel – Piano Concerto in G Major
Tickets $25 – $75, Students from $10