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Muti conducts Mahler

From the final concert of the 2013/14 season, we bring you Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 and Schubert’s Fifth Symphony, conducted…

9/17/15 8:45:39 PM -- Chicago Symphony Orchestra 125th Year.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor 

Liszt From the Cradle to the Grave
Mozart Symphony No. 40
Beethoven Symphony No. 5 -

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Muti conducts Scriabin and Beethoven

Scriabin’s Prometheus, the Poem of Fire has a “piercing lyricism,” said piano soloist Kirill Gerstein in the interview below. In…

Esa-Pekka Salonen

Salonen conducts Ravel

French music has been important to Esa-Pekka Salonen throughout his life as a composer, and he leads three very different…

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Pinchas Zukerman plays and conducts (with Stephanie Jeong)

Telemann, Mozart, Bach, and Tartini are all heard in this program with conductor, violinist, and violist Pinchas Zukerman handling multiple…

Bates Anthology for SandS

Mason Bates: ‘Anthology of Fantastic Zoology’

Anthology of Fantastic Zoology was recorded live in 2015, at the conclusion of Mason Bates’ five-year tenure as Mead Composer-in-Residence…


Evgeny Kissin Returns

We celebrate pianist Evgeny Kissin in this program, as he performs Tchaikovsky’s beloved First Piano Concerto. In addition, the CSO…


Riccardo Muti conducts Boléro

Composers depict countries near their homes in this program, with Ravel’s Spanish Boléro, Gustave Charpentier’s Impressions d’Italie, and Chabrier’s España. Also featured is…

Riccardo Muti 2012

Riccardo Muti and Leif Ove Andsnes

Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 has great drama in its D minor opening, performed here by Norwegian pianist Leif Ove…

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