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.    


Jan 25:  

  • DEAN:  Ampitheatre
  • PROKOFIEV:  Piano Concerto No. 3  
  • NIELSEN:  Symphony No. 5 
  • BRAHMS:  Serenade No. 2 in A, Op. 16 

Feb 1:  

  • GERSHWIN:  An American in Paris
  • RAVEL:  Piano Concerto for the Left Hand; La valse; Rapsodie espagnol
  • STRAVINSKY:  Jeu de cartes
  • DEBUSSY:  Jeux

Feb 8:  

  • SCHUMANN:  Piano Concerto in a, Op. 54
  • SCHUBERT:  Symphony No. 9 in C, D. 944; Symphony No. 3 in D, D. 200

Feb 15:  

  • BATES:  Anthology of Fantastic Zoology
  • TCHAIKOVSKY:  Symphony No. 5
  • STRAVINSKY:  Suite from The Firebird

Feb 22:  

  • JANACEK:  Overture to From the House of the Dead; Sinfonietta
  • DVORAK:  Violin Concerto in a; The Golden Spinning Wheel
  • SALONEN:  Nyx

Feb 29:  

  • DEBUSSY:  Syrinx
  • RAVEL:  Piano Concerto in g
  • MASSIAEN:  Turagalila-symphonie
  • CLYNE:  <<Rewind<<