Lyric Opera 2018-2019 Issue 4a Anna Netrebko

CSO.ORG 312-294-3000 The appearance of Maestro Edward Gardner is made possible by the Juli Plant Grainger Fund for Artistic Excellence. Global Sponsor of the CSO Official Airline of the CSO Classic Encounter event partner: This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. Artists, prices and programs subject to change. CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA The Inextinguishable Symphony Thursday, December 6, 8:00 * classic encounter lecture Friday, December 7, 1:30 Saturday, December 8, 8:00 Tuesday, December 11, 7:30 “Music is life, and, like life, inextinguishable” wrote Danish composer Carl Nielsen of his Fourth Symphony, written during the early years of World War I. His life-affirming composition is preceded by Strauss’ poignant Four Last Songs , which has been called “the most beautifully delivered farewell in all of music.” *Add dinner, drinks and a casual, informative presentation to your concert ticket for just $25 at or by calling 312-294-3000 . TICKETS START AT $31 Edward Gardner conductor Erin Wall soprano wagner Overture to Rienzi r. strauss Four Last Songs nielsen Symphony No. 4 (The Inextinguishable) Media sponsors: erin wall