Chicago Symphony Orchestra Retrospective

Mondays at 7 p.m.
  • Hosted by Lisa Simeone

Hailed as the number one U.S. Orchestra by the venerable British publication Gramophone, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra continues this quarter with more concerts from Symphony Center, the home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Produced by Jesse McQuarters and hosted by Lisa Simeone, this weekly, two-hour series offers a unique format of engaging and lively content, including produced segments created to provide deeper insight into the music and programmatic themes found within the CSO’s concert season; interviews with CSO musicians, guest artists, and composers; and an exploration of the stories found within the CSO’s rich heritage of recordings and the Orchestra’s illustrious history in Chicago.    



     Aug 29:  

  • GALNERT:  Brahms-Fantasie
  • BRAHMS:  Violin Concerto; Symphony No. 1
  • BARBER:  Overture to The School for Scandal


Sep 5:  

  • HAYDN:  Symphony No. 93; Symphony No. 100
  • STRAUSS:  Don Juan
  • BEETHOVEN:  Symphony No. 7

Sep 12: 

  • RESPIGHI:  Fountains of Rome; Concerto Gregoriano
  • TCHAIKOVSKY:  Symphony No. 6
  • DVORAK:  Carnival Overture

Sep 19: 

  • WAGNER:  Siegfried’s Rhine Journey & Funeral March from Gotterdammerung
  • BEETHOVEN:  Piano concerto No. 4 in G, Op. 58
  • BRUCKNER:  Symphony No. 1 in c

Sep 26: 

  • CORIGLIANO:  Campane di Ravello
  • ELGAR:  In the South
  • MUSSORGSKY/RAVEL:  Pictures from an Exhibition
  • BEETHOVEN:  Consecration of the House Overture

Oct 3:  

  • BRAHMS:  Piano Concerto No. 2
  • TCHAIKOVSKY:  Symphony No. 1 “Winter Daydreams”
  • BEETHOVEN:  Overture to The Consecration of the House