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.


Jul 31:

  • STRAVINSKY: Scenes de Ballet
  • SAINT-SAENS: Cello Concerto No.1 in a
  • PROKOFIEV: Suite from Romeo and Juliet
  • STRAUSS: Death and Transfiguration

Aug 7:

  • IVES: Symphony No. 2
  • MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 23  in A;  Concerto for Two Pianos
  • STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegelís Merry  Pranks

Aug 14:

  • ROSSINI: Overture to La Scala di  Seta
  • BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.  3 in c
  • S. ADAMS: Many Words of Love
  • SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 4 in d
  • CATALANI: Contemplazione

Aug 21:

  • SCHUBERT/STRAUSS: Various  Songs
  • BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in  c
  • BACH: Concerto for Two Violins
  • ELGAR: Cockaigne Overture

Aug 28:

  • DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon  of a Faun
  • ADAMS: Scheherazade 2
  • STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring
  • RESPIGHI: Fountains of Rome