Herbert Blomstedt returns to the CSO podium for Mozart’s Symphony No. 39 and Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony. The program is bookended by the 1955 RCA recording of Smetana’s Overture to The Bartered Bride led by Fritz Reiner, and a 2007 CSO Resound recording of Poulenc’s Gloria, led by Bernard Haitink and featuring the Chicago Symphony Chorus.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, K. 543
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major (Eroica)