Celebrating Adolph “Bud” Herseth’s Centennial

July 25, 2021, 8:00 pm

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Adolph "Bud" Herseth (Photo: Jim Steere/Rosenthal Archives of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association)

A program in honor of the long-tenured CSO musician, who held the title of principal trumpet in the orchestra from 1948 until 2001.


Mussorgsky: Pictures from an Exhibition
Rafael Kubelik, conductor

Martin: Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments, Timpani, Percussion, and String Orchestra
Jean Martinon, conductor; Donald Peck, flute; Ray Still, oboe; Clark Brody, clarinet; Willard Elliot, bassoon; Adolph Herseth, trumpet; Dale Clevenger, horn; Jay Friedman, trombone; and Donald Koss, timpani

Ives: The Unanswered Question
Morton Gould, conductor; Adolph Herseth, trumpet

Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major
Claudio Abbado, conductor; Adolph Herseth, trumpet

R. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30
Fritz Reiner, conductor