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In this week’s broadcast, Jaap van Zweden takes to the podium and leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra through a dynamic performance of Brahms’ A German Requiem. The program also includes the music of Mozart and Wagner, and concludes with a performance of Musique funebre led by Christoph von Dohnányi.

Mozart Masonic Funeral March, K. 477
Wagner Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Brahms A German Requiem, Op. 45
Christiane Karg, soprano
Michael Nagy, baritone
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe, Chicago Symphony Chorus Director
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Originally recorded at performances in November 2016

Lutosławski Musique funèbre
Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
Originally recorded at performances in May 2014

This program will be available until January 17, 2021

Program notes for Mozart’s Masonic Funeral March, Wagner’s Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde, and Brahms A German Requiem can be found here. Program notes for the Lutosławski’s Musique funèbre are here.

Brian Wise is the producer of CSO Radio Broadcasts.

Performer Biographies
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Christiane Karg, soprano
Michael Nagy, baritone
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe, CSC Director
Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor

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TOP: Jaap van Zweden and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus | © Alex Garcia Photography 2016

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