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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast Series
Sundays at 1:00 pm
Hosted by Lisa Simeone and produced by Marty Ronish, the weekly two-hour Chicago Symphony Orchestra broadcasts offer a unique format that includes dynamic and innovative content to illustrate the fascinating stories found inside the music, with insight from the performers themselves. With the powerful sounds of the CSO as their centerpiece, the broadcasts include produced segments featuring interviews with CSO musicians, guest artists, and composers, plus an exploration of the stories found within the CSO’s rich heritage of recordings and the orchestra’s illustrious history in Chicago.
March 31, 2013
Sir Mark Elder conducts Dvorak, Rachmaninoff, and Sibelius.
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance, Op 72, No 3
Dvorak: The Water Goblin
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No 3 in D Minor, Op 30 (Garrick Ohlsson, piano)
Sibelius: Symphony No 1 in E Minor, Op 39
April 7, 2013
Salonen conducts Tristan and Isolde.
Wagner: Introduction to Act I and Act II complete from Tristan und Isolde
Gabrieli: Excerpts from CSO Brass Live album
April 14, 2013
Emanuel Ax plays Beethoven Emperor with guest conductor David Robertson.
Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphoses on Themes by Weber
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 5 in E-Flat Major, Op 73, Emperor (Emanuel Ax, piano)
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances, Op 45
Beethoven: Consecration of the House Overture, Op 124
Available for streaming until May 28, 2013 | ©Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2013
April 21, 2013
Trevor Pinnock conducts two triple concertos.
Debussy: Marche Ecosaisse
Beethoven: Triple Concerto in C Major, Op 56 (Stefan Jackiw, violin; Paul Gomziakov, cello; Kristian Bezuidenhout, piano)
Mendelssohn: Symphony No 3 in A Minor, Op 56, Scottish
Mozart: Concerto for 3 Pianos in F Major, K 242 (Trevor Pinnock, Kristian Bezuidenhout, Benjamin Hochman, pianos)
Available for streaming until June 4, 2013 | ©Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2013
April 28, 2013
Salonen conducts Sibelius.
Sibelius: Pohjola’s Daughter
Sibelius: Symphony No 7 in C Major, Op 105
Lutoslawski: Cello Concerto (Yo-Yo Ma, cello)
Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini
Haydn: Cello Concerto No 2 in D Major (Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Ton Koopman, conductor)
Available for streaming until June 11, 2013 | ©Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2013
May 5, 2013
Pianist Yefim Bronfman and guest conductor Cristian Macelaru
Debussy: Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun
Bartok: Piano Concerto No 2 (Yefim Bronfman, piano)
Bartok: Divertimento for String Orchestra
Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale
Debussy: La Mer (Ludovic Morlot, conductor)
May 12, 2013
Riccardo Muti conducts music by CSO composer-in-residence Mason Bates.
Honegger: Pacific 231
Bates: Alternative Energy
Franck: Symphony in D Minor
Mozart: Symphony No 35 in D Major, K 385, Haffner
Mozart: Divertimento in F Major, K 138
May 19, 2013
Guest conductor Manfred Honeck and pianist Till Fellner
Strauss: Overture to Die Fledermaus
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 1 in C Major, Op 15 (Till Fellner, piano)
Dvorak: Symphony No 8 in G Major, Op 88
Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante in B-Flat Major (Eugene Izotov, oboe; David McGill, bassoon: Robert Chen, violin; John Sharp; cello; Bernard Haitink, conductor)
Beethoven: Overture to Fidelio, Op 72b
May 26, 2013
Asher Fisch conducts Wagner and Schoenberg.
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Schoenberg: Violin Concerto, Op 36 (Michael Barenboim, violin)
Wagner: Prelude to Parsifal
Mahler: Adagio from Symphony No 10
Bach-Koopman: Concerto in C Major from BWV 1064 (Robert Chen, violin; Mathieu Dufour, flute; Eugene Izotov, oboe, William Buchman, bassoon)
June 2, 2013
Sir Mark Elder conducts a Shakespeare program.
Delius: The Walk to the Paradise Garden from A Village Romeo and Juliet
Elgar: Falstaff, Symphonic Study in C Minor, Op 68
Rimsky-Korsakov: The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story (Robert Spano, conductor)
June 9, 2013
Pianist Mitsuko Uchida conducts Mozart from the keyboard.
Mozart: Piano Concerto No 17 in G Major, K 453
Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Mozart: Piano Concerto No 27 in B-Flat Major, K 595
Mozart: Symphony No 20 in D Major, K 133 (Ton Koopman, conductor)
June 16, 2013
Riccardo Muti conducts Bach.
Bach: Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 (Eleonora Buratto, soprano; Anna Malavasi, mezzo-soprano; Saimir Pirqu, tenor; Adam Plachetka, bass-baritone; Chicago Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, director)
June 23, 2013
Riccardo Muti conducts Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6.
Verdi: Overture to La Forza del Destino
Hindemith: Suite from Nobilissima Visione
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6 in B Minor, Op 74, Pathétique
Scriabin: The Poem of Ecstasy
June 30, 2013
Semyon Bychkov and the Labeques
Poulenc: Two-Piano Concerto D Minor (Katya and Marielle Labeque, pianos)
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op 40
Brahms: Symphony #4 in E Minor, Op 98 (David Robertson, conductor)