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A rare opportunity to hear the reigning virtuoso of the violin in recital.

Lyric is honored to present Itzhak Perlman in Recital, "one of the commanding talents of our time, able to reach an audience with his first note and hold ears and hearts indefinitely thereafter." Chicago Tribune

New! Video screens will provide outstanding viewing for every seat in the theater.

Civic Opera House debut.

Program Details:

BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
Sonata No. 8 in G Major for Violin and Piano, Op. 30 No.3
Allegro assai
Tempo di minuetto, ma molto moderato e grazioso
Allegro vivace 


STRAUSS (1864-1949)
Sonata in E-flat Major for Violin and Piano, Op. 18
Allegro ma non troppo
Improvisation: Andante cantabile
Finale: Andante-Allegro 




DEBUSSY (1862-1918)
Sonata in G Minor for Violin and Piano, L. 140
Allegro vivo
Intermède: Fantasque et léger
Finale: Très animé 


Additional works to be announced from the stage.



Generously sponsored by The Estates of James L. Stein and Frieda Leider Stein.