CSO at the Movies: PSYCHO Live Concert and Lecture

CSO at the Movies: PSYCHO Live Concert and Lecture
The CSO performs PSYCHO on May 26th at Symphony Center! Image source: CSO.org

This Friday, May 26th, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will perform the entire musical score of Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 masterpiece, Psycho, led by conductor Richard Kaufman. This live event will mark the final presentation in the CSO at the Movies series for the 2016/2017 season.

The CSO will perform Bernard Herrmann's score at 8pm, with a special pre-concert discussion at 7pm (open to all ticket holders). The Psycho lecture will be held in the Grainger Ballroom, with conductor Richard Kaufman, producer John Goberman, and CSO Assistant Concertmaster, David Taylor discussing topics surrounding the film, Bernard Herrmann, and the CSO at the Movies series.

“A boy's best friend is his mother...” The Bates Motel and all its vacancies are coming to the big screen at Symphony Center! With its daringly explicit imagery and eerie, suspenseful music penned by composer Bernard Herrmann, Alfred Hitchcock's chilling masterpiece Psycho forever changed film. Don't miss the chance to experience the 20th century's ultimate cinematic nightmare, from the prelude's grippingly pulsing beat to the shower scene's iconic, shrieking violins, played live by the phenomenal Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Approx. concert duration: 135 minutes with intermission.

Tickets are currently available for purchase as cso.org, by calling 312-294-3000, or at the box office (Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan). (Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13).

When: Friday, May 26th at 8pm (lecture at 7pm).

Where: Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL.

For more information, please visit cso.org.

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