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The BP Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast Series features concerts from Symphony Center, the home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Hosted by Lisa Simeone, this weekly, two-hour series offers a unique format of engaging and lively content, including features providing 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.
Listen for the CSO's upcoming programs:
January 5, 2014
Salonen conducts Sibelius.
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sibelius: Pohjola’s Daughter
Sibelius: Symphony No 7 in C Major, Op 105
Lutoslawski: Cello Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini
January 12, 2014
Jaap van Zweden conducts Bartok.
Jaap van Zweden, conductor David Fray, piano David McGill, bassoon
Bates: Liquid Interface
Mozart: Piano Concerto No 25 in C Major, K 503
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra
Mozart: Bassoon Concerto
January 19, 2014
Sir Mark Elder conducts Rachmaninoff and Sibelius.
Sir Mark Elder, conductor Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance, Op 72/3
Dvorak: The Water Goblin
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No 3 in D Minor, Op 30
Sibelius: Symphony No 1 in E Minor, Op 39
January 26, 2014
Semyon Bychkov conducts Walton Symphony No 1.
Semyon Bychkov, conductor Kirill Gerstein, piano Katia & Marielle Labèque, duo-pianists
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No 2 in G Minor, Op 16
Walton: Symphony No 1 in B-Flat Minor
Poulenc: Concerto for 2 Pianos
February 2, 2014
Riccardo Muti conducts Beethoven 4.
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Vivaldi: Concerto for Strings in A Major, R 158
Mozart: Symphony No 38 in D Major, K 504, "Prague"
Beethoven: Symphony No 4 in B-Flat Major, Op 60
Schubert: Symphony No 3 in D Major, D 200
February 9, 2014
Bernard Haitink conducts Bruckner 4.
Bernard Haitink, conductor Emanuel Ax, piano
Mozart: Piano Concerto No 27 in B-Flat Major, K 595
Bruckner: Symphony No 4 in E-Flat Major, "Romantic"
Delius: The Walk to the Paradise Garden (Mark Elder, conductor)
February 16, 2014
Asher Fisch conducts Mahler and Wagner.
Asher Fisch, conductor Michael Barenboim, violin
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Schoenberg: Violin Concerto, Op 36
Mahler: Adagio from Symphony No 10
Wagner: Prelude to Parsifal
Bach-Koopman: Concerto in C Major, BWV 1064, with soloists from the orchestra
February 23, 2014
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor CSO Brass
Stravinsky: Elegy for JFK
Mahler: Symphony No 9 in D Major
Gabrieli: Two Canzonae
March 2, 2014
Christian Macelaru and Yefim Bronfman
Christian Macelaru, conductor Yefim Bronfman, piano
Debussy: Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun
Bartok: Piano Concerto No 2 in G Major
Bartok: Divertimento for String Orchestra
Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale
March 9, 2014
Stéphane Denève conducts Berlioz.
Stéphane Denève, conductor James Ehnes, violin
Weber: Ruler of the Spirits Overture
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No 1 in A Minor, Op 99
Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
Berlioz: Queen Mab Scherzo and Romeo at the Tomb of the Capulets from Romeo and Juliet
March 16, 2014
Charles Dutoit and the Rite
Charles Dutoit, conductor Daniil Trifonov, piano
Stravinsky: Symphony in C
Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op 23
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
March 23, 2014
Harth-Bedoya conducts Pictures.
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor Jorge Federico Osorio, piano Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Dvorak: Husitska Overture
Chavez: Piano Concerto
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
March 30, 2014
Christoph Eschenbach conducts Bruckner 9.
Beethoven: Overture to Egmont
Rands: ….where murmurs die
Bruckner: Symphony No 9 in D Minor
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet (Sir Mark Elder, conductor)