Guest conductor Charles Dutoit leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in the U.S. premiere of a recently re-discovered work by Igor Stravinsky, his Chant funèbre composed in 1908 as a memorial for his teacher, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. The program continues with Truls Mørk as soloist in Dvořák’s Cello Concerto along with Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony. Beethoven’s Overture to King Stephen, led by Esa-Pekka Salonen, closes the broadcast.
Stravinsky Chant funèbre
Dvořák Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104
Truls Mørk, cello
Prokofiev Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Minor, Op. 100
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in April 2017
Beethoven Overture to King Stephen, Op. 117
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in February 2016
This program will be available until January 5, 2019.
Brian Wise is the producer for CSO radio broadcasts.
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