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 a 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, Hilary Hahn, and Daniil Trifonov; as well as Esa-Pekka Salonen, Mitsuko Uchida, and Bernard Haitink. The two-hour Chicago Symphony Orchestra broadcasts include dynamic and innovative commentary which takes the listener behind the scenes and into the music.

Salonen & Kuusisto

December 3, 2023, 8:00 pm

Esa-Pekka Salonen returns to the CSO podium for Ravel, Stravinsky, and Dessner.

Afkham & Gluzman

December 10, 2023, 8:00 pm

David Afkham returns to the CSO podium to lead Debussy, Ravel, and Shostakovich.

Reiner Rarities

December 17, 2023, 8:00 pm

This broadcast celebrates the CSO’s sixth music director, Fritz Reiner!

Handel Messiah & Tchaikovsky Nutcracker

December 24, 2023, 8:00 pm

Holiday music conducted by Sir Georg Solti and Fritz Reiner.