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The Second City Guide to the Symphony

NSO Pops: The Second City Guide to the Symphony starring Colin Mochrie

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - Saturday, September 17, 2016

Comedy NSO Pops

The NSO joins renowned comedy troupe The Second City and Whose Line Is It Anyway? star Colin Mochrie for original comedy, new music, and works by Mozart and more in this satirical look at the symphony's repertoire, composers, and even its audience!

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The Second City Guide to the Symphony
starring Colin Mochrie
Steven Reineke, conductor

The world's premier comedy troupe The Second City is joined by actor, improvisational comedian, and Whose Line Is It Anyway? star Colin Mochrie for a blend of original sketch comedy, new music and songs, and orchestral works by the great masters including Mozart, Mahler, and Glinka. Enjoy a humorous celebration of the symphony with a satirical (but loving!) look at the players, repertoire, composers, personalities, and even its audience in this U.S. premiere.
                                                                                                                                        
Please note: this performance may contain mature content.

Performance Timing: Approximately 2 hours, including one 15-minute intermission.

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NSO Pops: The Second City Guide to the Symphony starring Colin Mochrie