UIC Theatre, 1044 W Harrison St
Featuring a phenomenal group of established string players collaborating with the UIC Orchestra, this concert explores concepts of tradition, folklore, and myth in music. Featured pieces by Lutosławski, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Offenbach all appropriate folkloric melodies or tackle well-known myths and legends.
Witold Lutosławski, Mala Suite (Little Suite, 1951)
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade (1881)
Jacques Offenbach, Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld (1858/1860)