Chicago Symphony Orchestra Retrospective

Mondays at 7 p.m.
Lisa Simeone

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast Series

Hailed as the number one US Orchestra in the world 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 Marty Ronish 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.

Dec 29

  • PROKOFIEV:  Piano Concerto No. 2
  • WALTON:  Symphony No. 1
  • POULENC:  Concerto for Two Pianos in d
  • WILLIAMS:    Excerpts from Lincoln soundtrack

Jan 5:  

  • LUTOSLAWSKI:  Musique funebre
  • BEETHOVEN:  Piano Concerto No. 3
  • TCHAIKOVSKY:  Symphony No. 6, “Pathetique”
  • BORODIN:  In the Steppes of Central Asia

Jan 12: 

  • PROKOFIEV:  The Meeting of the Volga and the Don; Three Scenes from Romeo and Juliet
  • SHOSTAKOVICH:  Suite on Verses of Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • BEETHOVEN:  Symphony No. 5 in c, Op. 67

Jan 19: 

  • Berlioz:  Waverley Overture
  • Debussy:  La mer
  • Tchaikovsky:  Symphony No. 4
  • Martucci:  Notturno
  • Ravel:  Rapsodie espagnol

Jan 26: 

  • CLYNE:  Night Ferry
  • BATES:  Alternative Energy
  • PROKOFIEV:  Suite from Romeo and Juliet
  • HONEGGER:  Pacific 231
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