Barenboim Conducts Smetana & Wagner

May 8, 2022, 8:00 pm

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Daniel Barenboim in a grey hat, stands in front of a stone wall
Maestro Daniel Barenboim (Photo: Paul Schirnhofer / Deutsche Grammophon)

Daniel Barenboim returns as guest conductor to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Smetana’s epic tone poem, Má vlast. Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll and the Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, recorded during his tenure as the Orchestra’s ninth music director from 1991 until 2006, brings this program to a close.


Smetana: Má vlast

Wagner: Siegfried Idyll

Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg