Chicago Symphony Orchestra Opening Night Gala : Slideshow

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

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Renée Fleming talks with WQXR's Jeff Spurgeon at the Carnegie Hall season opener gala on Oct. 3, 2012.
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Clive Gillinson, executive and artistic director of Carnegie Hall, at at season opener gala.
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A patron at the Carnegie Hall season opener gala.
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Longtime New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham doing his thing at the Carnegie Hall season opener gala.
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Renée Fleming at the Carnegie Hall season opener gala.
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Marilyn Horne at the Carnegie Hall season opener gala.
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WQXR's assistant producer Aaron Dalton and host Jeff Spurgeon at the Carnegie Hall season opener gala.
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The bustling Carnegie Hall lobby on the first night of its 2012-13 season.
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director and conductor Riccardo Muti.
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The Chicago Symphony Chorus led by chorus director Duain Wolfe.
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The Chicago Children's Choir, in the balcony, led by artistic director Josephine Lee.
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The packed stage for Carl Orff's 'Carmina Burana.'