“Casablanca” in Concert Conductor Richard Kaufman: “It’s hard to disassociate yourself from the drama that’s going on” in the production

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The Chicago Symphony Orchestra will be presenting “Casablanca” in Concert this weekend, an orchestral performance conducted by Richard Kaufman. He joins John Williams to describe the experience of both attending as an audience member, and of playing instruments to films of varying genres, from psychological thrillers, to heartwarming fantasies. 

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