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 Chicago Symphony Orchestra’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  2    
    BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto in D
    SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5 in d
    GERSHWIN: Overture to Strike up the Band
Jul  9
    DEBUSSY: Gigues from Images for Orchestra
    BARTOK: Violin concerto No. 2
    RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade
    ADES: …but all shall be well

Jul 16    
    BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront
    BARBER: Violin Concerto
    BACH: Allegro Assai from Sonata No. 3 in C
    RACHMANINOV: Symphonic Dances
    BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8 in F

Jul 23
    STRAVINSKY: Scenes de ballet
    SAINT-SAENS: Cello Concerto No. 1 in a
    PROKOFIEV: Suite from Romeo and Juliet
    STRAUSS: Death and Transfiguration

Jul 30    
    DVORAK: Husitska Overture
    SCHUMANN: Cello Concerto in a
    HINDEMITH: Concert for Music for Strings and Brass
    MUSSORGSKY/RAVEL: Pictures from an Exhibition
    CATALANI: Contemplazione