Welcome to One Score, One Chicago, which over the past four years has proven how effective great music is in bringing people together and generating an exchange of ideas. Our selected piece this year is Alexander Zemlinsky's The Mermaid. In addition, we will explore many pieces of music inspired by water. Use the links at left and below to learn more about this year's One Score, One Chicago.


Water Music: An Introduction By James Conlon

James Conlon welcomes you to Ravinia's One Score, One Chicago, and discusses this year's selections. Also includes special audio messages and a biography of Ravinia Festival's Music Director.
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Alexander Zemlinsky's The Mermaid

Learn more about this year's One Score, One Chicago main slection in this special essay "The Mermaid As Muse—Zemlinksy Makes A Masterpiece Of Classic Tale."
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Listen To Water Music

Listen to a variety of musical pieces that explore the theme of water. Featuring Alexander Zemlinsky's The Mermaid in its entirety, conducted by James Conlon, as well as pieces by Chopin, Schubert, Liszt, Beethoven, and more.
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Children's Activity Section

Explore the world of Water Music with your children in this special animated activity section. In addition, learn how your children can create their own podcast and submit it to Ravinia Festival!
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One Score, One Chicago 2007 Resource Guide - PDF

Download the One Score, One Chicago 2007 Resource Guide in pdf format. Contains the essays and material found on this website in an easy to print-and read format.
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