Home / Calendar /Series Subscriptions /Visiting Orchestras /Chicago Symphony Orchestra Residency / 2020
Back to Home
Image of Ricardo Muti, conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, with members of Chicago Symphony Orchestra on stage during performance

Residency Activities

Chicago Symphony Orchestra


 
Image of Frank Villella a promotional photograph

Lecture
Theodore Thomas and Beethoven

Thursday, February 13, 2020
1pm • Stabile Building, Artis—Naples

Frank Villella, archivist, Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Archive Director Frank Villella discusses one of the most towering figures in the CSO’s history — Theodore Thomas, the orchestra’s founder and first music director. Over the course of an illustrious career, Thomas conducted more than 10,000 concerts, many of which featured a work by Beethoven. Join Villella as he expounds on Thomas’ lifelong mission to diligently study and interpret the works of this most celebrated composer.
Reserve tickets now for this free event.


Image of Riccardo Muti, conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on stage during a performance
© Todd Rosenberg Photography

Live in Concert
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Zell Music Director

Thursday, February 13, 2020
8pm • Hayes Hall

Conducted by Riccardo Muti, Zell Music Director

Prokofiev — Selections from Romeo and Juliet
Prokofiev — Symphony No. 3, “The Fiery Angel"


Image of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performing for students
© Todd Rosenberg Photography

Community Education

at Immokalee High School

Friday, February 14, 2020
10:50am • Immokalee High School and Middle Schools

The CSO’s 2019-20 residency includes seven CSO musicians traveling to Immokalee to perform and coach band and orchestra students from Immokalee Middle and High School. This performance is given as part of the CSO and Artis—Naples commitment to community education.

Please note that this event at Immokalee High School is for students, and not open to the public.


Image of John Hagstrom a promotional photograph

Lecture
A History of Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass

Friday, February 14, 2020
1pm • Stabile Building, Artis—Naples

John Hagstrom, trumpet, Chicago Symphony Orchestra

The power of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Brass section has long played a substantial role in the orchestra’s international reputation for brilliance. For nearly 50 years, the CSO Brass has delivered dazzling concerts of its own, further cementing its position among the mightiest brass sections ever to perform. In this lecture, CSO Trumpet John Hagstrom discusses the proud history of this highly esteemed ensemble.
Reserve tickets now for this free event.


Image of John Bruce Yehin a promotional photograph

Master Class
Clarinet

Friday, February 14, 2020
5pm • Stabile Building, Artis—Naples

John Bruce Yeh, assistant principal clarinet, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra musicians

Assistant Principal Clarinet John Yeh works with four student clarinetists from the Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. The longest-tenured clarinetist in the history of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Yeh joined the ensemble in 1977 at the age of 19. As part of the CSO and Artis—Naples commitment to community education, this master class is free and open to the public.
Reserve tickets now for this free event.


Image of xxxxxx a promotional photograph

Master Class
Violin

Saturday, February 15, 2020
2:30pm • Stabile Building, Artis—Naples

David Taylor, assistant concertmaster, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra musicians

David Taylor, assistant concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for more than 40 years, provides personalized coaching for selected violin students from the Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. A seasoned instructor, Taylor provides private lessons for students at the Moody Bible Institute and Roosevelt University as well as coaching for students in orchestras throughout the U.S. and Japan. As part of the CSO and Artis—Naples commitment to community education, this master class is free and open to the public.
Reserve tickets now for this free event.


Image of xxxxxx a promotional photograph

Master Class
Cello

Saturday, February 15, 2020
5pm • Stabile Building, Artis—Naples

Richard Hirschl, cello, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra musicians

Cellist Richard Hirschl, a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 1989 and a former associate teacher at the Juilliard School, brings honed teaching abilities and a lifetime of experience to bear in a master class with young musicians of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. Hirschl won the 1988 Juilliard Concerto Competition and has appeared in chamber music settings with venerated cellists, including Yo-Yo Ma and Lynn Harrell. As part of the CSO and Artis—Naples commitment to community education, this master class is free and open to the public.
Reserve tickets now for this free event.


Image of Riccardo Muti, conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on stage during a performance
© Todd Rosenberg Photography

Live in Concert
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Zell Music Director

Saturday, February 15, 2020
8pm • Hayes Hall

Conducted by Riccardo Muti, Zell Music Director

Wagner — Overture to The Flying Dutchman
Hindemith — Mathis der Maler
Dvořák — Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”


 

The Visiting Orchestras series is generously sponsored by Judy and Verne Istock

All programming, performers and dates are subject to change

Join

Enrich your experience of the arts by joining Friends of Artis—Naples and/or Leadership Circle. You’ll enjoy private previews of new exhibitions, invitations to exclusive social events, discounts and more.

More Info

Give

Artis—Naples is Southwest Florida’s leading cultural resource thanks to the generous financial support of loyal donors. Help us continue providing art and educational opportunities to all ages.

More Info

Community

Whether you’re enjoying our entire campus for free during Community Days, making new friends in a Lifelong Learning class or attending an off-campus music performance, we hope to see you soon.

More Info