The Evening Concert for Tuesday, April 29, 2014: Britten’s “Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra”

April 29, 2014

Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM’s, “Evening Concert” Charles Dutoit guest conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in works by Benjamin Britten. 2013 was the 100th anniversary of the composer’s birth, thus this program of the family-friendly “Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra” and the fiercely anti-war “War Requiem”.

Tuesday April 29:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-17)

Dutoit conducts Britten

Charles Dutoit, conductor; *Tatiana Pavlovskaya, soprano; John Mark Ainsley, Tenor; Matthias Goerne, Baritone; Chicago Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, Chorus Director;  Chicago Children's Choir,  Josephine Lee, Artistic Director

BRITTEN: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
*BRITTEN: War Requiem, Op. 66 


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