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Tilson Thomas conducts Sibelius

In addition to Sibelius’s Second Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas leads a brief work by Stravinsky and Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto…

Esa-Pekka Salonen (Photo by Benjamin Ealovega)

Esa-Pekka Salonen and Yo-Yo Ma

Conductor Salonen and cellist Ma join together for Shostakovich’s First Cello Concerto, a work Ma performed for the first time…

Seattle Symphony Concert

Morlot conducts Beethoven’s Eroica

This concert from the 2014/15 season had a few connections to the CSO’s Berlioz to Boulez festival of French music,…


Alsop conducts American music and Dvořák

Works by Samuel Barber and George Gershwin anchored this concert conducted by Marin Alsop, which closed with Dvořák’s Seventh Symphony. It…

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 -

. © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

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…

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