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.

Simone Young conducts Wagner and Brahms

October 20, 2019

Conductor Simone Young takes the podium to lead the CSO in a program of works by Liszt, Wagner, and Brahms.

Riccardo Muti conducts Scheherazade

October 27, 2019

This week’s program features Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherezade, plus two works by Mozart.

Riccardo Muti and Joyce DiDonato

November 3, 2019

Star mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato takes the Symphony Center stage to perform Berlioz’s The Death of Cleopatra with Riccardo Muti and the CSO. Also featured in this program are works by Bizet, Respighi, and Prokofiev.