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Hear live performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra every week.
The Chicago Symphony presents the full range of orchestral works under the seasoned baton of music director Riccardo Muti. The top tier soloists and guest conductors complete the series with artists like Yo-Yo Ma, Matthias Goerne, and Daniil Trifonov; as well as Esa-Pekka Salonen, Mitsuko Uchida, and Bernard Haitink. Hosted by Lisa Simeone, the two-hour Chicago Symphony Orchestra broadcasts include dynamic and innovative commentary, which takes the listener behind the scenes and into the music.
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Daniil Trifonov Plays Rachmaninoff
Semyon Bychkov conducts a program feature Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1 featuring Daniil Trifonov as soloist. Other Russian works complete the program.
Julia Fischer Plays Beethoven
Julia Fischer is featured in a performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto led by Riccardo Muti.
Muti Conducts Overtures and Choruses from Italian Operas
Hear Riccardo Muti lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in performances of excerpts from your favorite operas. Added to the program is a performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8.
CSO ReSound Showcase
This program features music from the CSO ReSound label, including a work by former CSO composer-in-residence Mason Bates.
Riccardo Muti and Yefim Bronfman
Riccardo Muti conducts a program featuring Yefim Bronfman as the pianist soloist.
Christoph von Dohnányi and Paul Lewis
Christoph von Dohnányi conducts a program featuring pianist Paul Lewis.
Esa-Pekka Salonen and Leila Josefowicz
Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts a program featuring violinist Leila Josefowicz.
Jaap van Zweden conducts Beethoven, Goerne sings Strauss
Jaap van Zweden conducts a program featuring violinists Jaime Laredo and Jennifer Koh, as well as baritone Matthias Goerne.
Riccardo Muti and Mitsuko Uchida
Hear a program featuring pianist Mitsuko Uchida with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Runnicles: Mendelssohn, Mahler
Donald Runnicles conducts a program featuring the CSO concert master Robert Chen.
Krivine: Liszt, Prokofiev, Dvořák
Emmanuel Krivine conducts a program featuring pianist Denis Kozhukhin.
Edo de Waart: Ippolito, Mozart, Brahms
Edo de Waart conducts a program featuring pianist Orion Weiss. Orion Weiss, piano
Tovey: A Gershwin Spectacular
Bramwell Tovey conducts and plays piano in a program featuring music by Gershwin.
Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts a program featuring Samuel Coles, flute; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; and Valérie Hartmann-Claveria, ondes martenot.