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Muti opens the 2012/13 season

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s previous season opened in exciting fashion, with Respighi’s explosive Feste romane. A rarely heard symphony by Dvorák and a lovely miniature by Martucci preceded it. Mendelssohn’s delicate Italian Symphony closes the concert.


Riccardo Muti and Yefim Bronfman

Yefim Bronfman says he never wants the audience to think that Brahms’s Second Piano Concerto sounds difficult…although it is very…


Charles Dutoit and ‘The Rite’

Tchaikovsky’s famous First Piano Concerto is played by phenom Daniil Trifonov. Works by Stravinsky start and close the program, conducted…


Van Zweden conducts Beethoven 5 / Goerne sings Strauss

It was a very different concert than usual when baritone Matthias Goerne joined the CSO and conductor Jaap van Zweden…

01_Offenbach_Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld

Mei-Ann Chen conducts ‘Scheherazade’

CSO concertmaster Robert Chen is featured in Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade in this program, which includes rarities by Mendelssohn and Chicago composer…

Yefim Bronfman (left) and the CSO's John Sharp bow after the Brahms Piano Concerto No 2. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

CSO Radio listings, July-September 2015

(Above: Pianist Yefim Bronfman and CSO Principal Cello John Sharp share a bow after a performance of Brahms’ Second Piano…

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CSO Radio listings, October-December 2015

In the upcoming months, we will have large works (Mahler’s Seventh Symphony, Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony) and small ones (by Rameau…