The Chicago Symphony Orchestra creates three new Beyond the Score productions annually. Below is a list of all repertoire explored to date, with links to those currently available for free viewing online. New videos of past and current shows are released several times each year.

Beyond the Score can also be experienced live at partner orchestras around the country. For information about upcoming performances in and outside of Chicago, see “Upcoming Events” on the main Beyond the Score site. For information about bringing Beyond the Score to your orchestra, click here.


Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
Debussy: La mer
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9
Elgar: Enigma Variations
Haydn: The London Symphonies (“Mr. Haydn Goes to London”)
Holst: The Planets
Ives: Symphony No. 2
Mahler: Symphony No. 4
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 (Italian)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27
Mussorgsky: Pictures From an Exhibition
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5
Rachmaninov: The Isle of the Dead
Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade
Schoenberg: Pierrot lunaire
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 4
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Wagner: The Tristan Effect