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This show closed on March 28, 2020

About CSO: Bach & Handel

An evening of baroque masterpieces, led by conductor Nicholas Kraemer from the harpsichord, features excerpts from operas and oratorios by Handel and Purcell, including the ever-popular "Water Music." Opening the program is Bach’s best-known orchestral suite, which includes the much-loved “Air on the G String.”


Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 3

Handel - Who calls my parting soul from death? from "Esther"

Handel - Voi che udite il mio lamento from "Agrippina"

Handel - Da tempeste il legno infranto from "Giulio Cesare"

Handel - These labors past, how happy we! from "Jephtha"

Purcell - Chacony in G Minor

Purcell - Thy hand, Belinda . . . When I am laid in earth from "Dido and Aeneas"

Handel - Rompo i lacci from "Flavio"

Handel - To thee thou glorious son from "Theodora"

Handel - Suite No. 2 from "Water Music"

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Preconcert conversation will take place at Armour Stage beginning at 6:45pm before the performance on Thursday, 3/26 at 8pm.

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Chicago Symphony Center

220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60604

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