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Heimdall’s Trumpet, featuring CSO principal trumpet Christopher Martin, showcases Martin and the entire trumpet section in this CSO commission by Christopher Rouse. Jaap van Zweden leads the CSO in rousing works by Shostakovich (the first-ever subscription performances of Festive Overture) and an adaptation of the Eighth String Quartet, as well as Tchaikovsky’s rarely heard Manfred  Symphony, inspired by a poem written by Lord Byron.

Dmitri Shostakovich Festive Overture, Op. 96
Christopher Rouse Heimdall’s Trumpet for Trumpet and Orchestra (CSO Commission, World Premiere)
Christopher Martin, trumpet
Piotr Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony, Op. 58
Originally recorded at concerts on Dec. 20, 21 and 22, 2012

Shostakovich Chamber Symphony for Strings in C Minor, Op. 110a
Originally recorded at concerts on May 15, 16, 17 and 19, 2012

This program will be available until Feb. 11, 2016

CSO Radio: Van Zweden Conducts Rouse Premiere

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