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The Centennial Opening Gala Concert and Celebration

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Title The Centennial Opening Gala Concert and Celebration
Description Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Symphony No. 9, D Minor, Op. 125
Finale: Ode, "To Joy"

Sylvia McNair
Susanne Mentzer
Gar Lakes
Samuel Ramey
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Sir Georg Solti
Creator The Trustees of The Orchestral Association

"This evening's concert benefits the Musicians' Pension Fund."
Date October 6, 1990

The concert- Orchestra Hall

The Gala Celebration- dinner and dancing under a tent on Michigan Avenue
Contributor Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Sir Georg Solti, music director
Daniel Barenboim, music director designate
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Margaret Hillis, director
Participating Artists:
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Robert Hale, bass
Gary Lakes, tenor
Yo-Yo Ma, cellist
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Kurt Masur, conductor
Sylvia McNair, soprano
Susanne Mentzer, mezzo-soprano
Gary Lakes, tenor
Samuel Ramey, bass
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violinist
Murray Perahia, pianist
Mstislav Rostropovich, cellist
Andras Schiff, pianist
Sir Georg Solti, conductor
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Janos Starker, cellist
Isaac Stern, violinist
Relation "CSO celebrates a centennial of music: Stage glitters with symphonic roll call of stars"
by John von Rhein (music critic)

Chicago Tribune
October 7, 1990
"CSO's 100 birthday party is an ode to joy"
by Robert C. Marsh (Classical music critic)

Chicago Sun Times
October 7, 1990
Type Gala, benefit, and orchestra concert

Newspaper article review

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Citation

The Trustees of The Orchestral Association "This evening's concert benefits the Musicians' Pension Fund.", “The Centennial Opening Gala Concert and Celebration,” Cook Music Library Digital Exhibitions, accessed October 21, 2021, http://collections.libraries.indiana.edu/cookmusiclibrary/items/show/796.