CSO: Bach & Handel
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
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"
Tell Me More
Preconcert conversation will take place at Armour Stage beginning at 6:45pm before the performance on Thursday, 3/26 at 8pm.