Thursday, January 2 — Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass Live
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Brass section has long been known for its matchless brilliance, mighty sound, and spectacular power, contributing to the orchestra’s legendary and distinctive “Chicago Sound.” This live recording from the CSO Resound label features works by Gabrieli, Bach, Prokofiev, Grainger, and more.
Lincolnshire Posy by Percy Grainger
Friday, January 3 — Rachel Barton Pine: American Virtuosa, A Tribute to Maud Powell
Maud Powell (1867-1920) was America’s first classical music superstar: an international concert violinist of the first rank, a best-selling recording artist, a dynamo devoted to American composers and the belief that everyone deserves to experience great music performed at the highest level. A kindred spirit, celebrated American violinist Rachel Barton Pine performs music dedicated to and arranged by Maud Powell.
Four Rocky Mountain Sketches by Cecil Burleigh