Yue Bao will conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a program at the Ravinia Festival on August 8, 2021, marking her debut at the festival and with the CSO. The program, with works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and Chinese-American composer Chen Yi, will feature violist, Matthew Lipman and violinist, Stella Chen.
YUE BAO is the Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Foundation Conducting Fellow of the Houston Symphony. Bao made her subscription debut with the Houston Symphony on the opening night concert of the 20/21 season. This debut followed a successful series of livestream concert performances with the orchestra throughout the summer of 2020. Bao was the Bruno Walter Memorial Foundation Conducting Fellow at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music in 2019. In 2018, she served as the David Effron Conducting Fellow at the Chautauqua Music Festival, where her concerts with the Festival Orchestra received accolades from audiences and the musicians. Highlights of the upcoming season include a several engagements with the Houston Symphony on their summer concert series at the Miller Theater and her subscription debut with the San Antonio Symphony.
Chen Yi: Duo Ye for Chamber Orchestra
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra in E-flat major, K.364
with Matthew Lipman, viola & Stella Chen, violin
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 4 “Mozartiana”
For more information, visit the Ravinia Festival’s website.