Chicago Symphony Orchestra Retrospective

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

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.


May 29

  • BOULEZ: Figures-Doubles-Prismes; Notations VII
  • STRAVINSKY: Four Studies for Orchestra
  • BARTOK: Piano Concerto No. 3; Divertimento for String Orchestra
  • DEBUSSY: Iberia

Jun 5: 

  • MOZART: Symphony No. 31 in D
  • SCHOENBERG: Five Pieces for Orchestra
  • BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique
  • BACH: Passacaglia and Fugue in c

Jun 12: 

  • PROKOFIEV: Symphony-Concerto for Cello & Orchestra in e
  • BRITTEN: Suite on English Folk Tunes, A time there was...; Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia from Peter Grimes
  • SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 9 in E-Flat

Jun 19: 

  • MUSSORGSKY: A Night on Bald Mountain
  • STRAUSS: Don Juan
  • BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7 in E

Jun 26: 

  • DEBUSSY: Syrinx
  • RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G
  • MESSIAEN: Turangalila-symphonie
  • CLYNE: <<Rewind<<