Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast Series

Sundays at 8:00 pm
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast Series

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

October 22, 2017

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

October 16, 2017

Julia Fischer is featured in a performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto led by Riccardo Muti.

Muti Conducts Overtures and Choruses from Italian Operas

October 8, 2017

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

October 1, 2017

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

September 24, 2017

Riccardo Muti conducts a program featuring Yefim Bronfman as the pianist soloist.

Symphony Ball 2015: Riccardo Muti conducts Mussorgsky

September 17, 2017

Riccardo Muti conducts the 2015 Symphony Ball.

Neeme Järvi conducts Sibelius

September 10, 2017

Neeme Järvi conducts a program featuring violinist Vadim Gluzman.

Christoph von Dohnányi and Paul Lewis

September 3, 2017

Christoph von Dohnányi conducts a program featuring pianist Paul Lewis.

Esa-Pekka Salonen and Leila Josefowicz

August 27, 2017

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts a program featuring violinist Leila Josefowicz.

Jaap van Zweden conducts Beethoven, Goerne sings Strauss

August 20, 2017

Jaap van Zweden conducts a program featuring violinists Jaime Laredo and Jennifer Koh, as well as baritone Matthias Goerne.

Riccardo Muti and Mitsuko Uchida

August 13, 2017

Hear a program featuring pianist Mitsuko Uchida with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Sir Mark Elder: Mozart

August 6, 2017

Sir Mark Elder conducts a program featuring pianist Richard Goode.

Runnicles: Mendelssohn, Mahler

July 30, 2017

Donald Runnicles conducts a program featuring the CSO concert master Robert Chen.

Krivine: Liszt, Prokofiev, Dvořák

July 23, 2017

Emmanuel Krivine conducts a program featuring pianist Denis Kozhukhin.

Krivine: Liszt, Prokofiev, Dvořák

July 16, 2017

Emmanuel Krivine, conductor Denis Kozhukhin, piano

Edo de Waart: Ippolito, Mozart, Brahms

July 9, 2017

Edo de Waart conducts a program featuring pianist Orion Weiss. Orion Weiss, piano

Tovey: A Gershwin Spectacular

July 2, 2017

Bramwell Tovey conducts and plays piano in a program featuring music by Gershwin.

Salonen: Turangalîla

June 25, 2017

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts a program featuring Samuel Coles, flute; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; and Valérie Hartmann-Claveria, ondes martenot.

Riccardo Muti: Bruckner

June 18, 2017

Riccardo Muti, conductor

Jaap van Zweden: Shostakovich

June 11, 2017

Jaap van Zweden, conductor Alisa Weilerstein, cello

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