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.    



May 30:  

  • LUTOSLAWSKI:  Musique Funebre
  • BEETHOVEN:  Piano Concerto No. 3
  • TCHAIKOVSKY:  Symphony No. 6
  • BORODIN:  In the Steppes of Central Asia

Jun 6:   

  • RAVEL:  Mother Goose Suite; L'enfant et les sortileges; Pavane pour une infant defunte; Alborada del gracioso; Introduction and Allegro
  • DEBUSSY:  La damoiselle elue

 Jun 13:  

  • SCHUBERT:  Symphony No. 8 (unfinished); Symphony No. 2
  • ELGAR:  Cello Concerto in e
  • VERDI:  Four Seasons from I vespri siciliani

 Jun 20:  

  • PROKOFIEV:  Symphony No. 1
  • SCRIABIN:  Prometheus, The Poem of Fire
  • BEETHOVEN:  Coriolan Overture; Symphony No. 8
  • MOZART:  Symphony No. 38  

 Jun 27:  

  • SCHUBERT:  Symphony No. 5
  • MAHLER:  Symphony No. 1
  • HAYDN:  Symphony No. 48 (Maria Theresa)