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Chicago Sinfonietta + PdP x Dvořák = Brand New World

By Kari Geltemeyer in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 21, 2005 1:55PM

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We may be suffering from a lingering Götterdämmerung hangover this morning (and woe to the Jenna Bush lookalike next to us who surrendered after the first act), but we’ll still be heading over to Symphony Center tonight to check out the one-night-only triple bill of Chicago Sinfonietta, Poi Dog Pondering, and Antonin Dvořák.

That's right: Chicago’s favorite (non-CSO) classical orchestra and favorite pop/rock/funk band will each offer their unique take on Dvořák’s New World Symphony, one traditional and the other a “fantasy and remix” reinvention with special effects, which with any luck will involve a laser light show and some freaky fog.

We could tell you now who's playing what, but that would take all the fun right out of it.

Symphony No. 9 in E minor
“From the New World”

Monday, March 21, 7:30 p.m.
Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center
220 South Michigan Avenue
Tickets $32–$85
Phone 312-294-3000

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