The Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International to Host Dvořák’s "New World Symphony" Pre-Concert Reception & Performance on April 17, 2018


Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia with Dvořák’s New World Symphony performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. These limited tickets include a pre-concert reception with food and drink in Symphony Center's Grainger Hall, hosted by the Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International.

5:30pm Reception

7:30pm Performance

Attending the reception will be Mr. Martin Smolek, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic; Mr. Bořek Lizec, Consul General of the Czech Republic in Chicago; and a CSO representative who will provide insights about the evening's performances.

After the reception, guests will proceed to the concert hall where Maestro Riccardo Muti will conduct performances of Antonín Dvořák’s “New World Symphony” and Aaron Copland’s "Lincoln Portrait.” Distinguished Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated actor John Malkovich will join the CSO to narrate the words of Abraham Lincoln, highlighting his life and our nation’s diversity. 

Do not miss out on this special evening!

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Please note: only tickets purchased via this link for the concert have access to the pre-concert reception.

After you purchase your tickets, you will receive an email with your seat allocation. Physical tickets will be distributed during the pre-concert reception.

Questions? Please call (312) 201-4534.