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Always a model of intensity, Riccardo Muti leads the CSO in what he calls an unjustly ignored work, Liszt's From the Cradle to the Grave. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

Muti conducts Brahms

It’s a Brahms double-bill this week, with Pinchas Zukerman playing the Violin Concerto followed by the Second Symphony. From 2010,…

Riccardo Muti leads the CSO in the opening-night concert of the 125th anniversary season. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

Muti conducts Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky’s Second Symphony is the featured work on this program, and CSO members Stephanie Jeong and Kenneth Olsen appear as…


Yo-Yo Ma plays Dvořák

Dvořák’s big-hearted Concerto for Cello is played by CSO Judson and Joyce Greene Creative Consultant Yo-Yo Ma in this program…

Maestro Muti leads the CSO in Scriabin's Symphony No. 1.| © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

Muti conducts the ‘Pathétique’

Tchaikovsky’s final symphony is the focus of this all-Russian program.

Esa-Pekka Salonen, conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, April 2014. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2014

Salonen conducts ‘Tristan und Isolde’

This audio excerpt from a Beyond the Score presentation includes a complete performance of the Prelude to Act I and…

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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…

CSO bassoons, horns and trombones play during the first movement of the Berlioz on Tuesday night.

CSO Radio Listings, January-March 2016

Coming up in the new year, we will have concerts from last season’s French Festival with Yo-Yo Ma, Esa-Pekka Salonen,…