On this week’s broadcast, James Gaffigan leads principal percussionist Cynthia Yeh and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in the U.S premiere of Avner Dorman’s Eternal Rhythm followed by a performance of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 8.  The program concludes with Ravel’s Boléro led by Sir George Solti from a 1976 London recording.

Dorman Eternal Rhythm
Cynthia Yeh, percussion
U.S. Premiere
Shostakovich Symphony No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 65

James Gaffigan, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in October 2019

Ravel Boléro
Sir Georg Solti, conductor

London 1976

This program will be available until April 5, 2023.

Brian Wise is the producer for CSO Radio broadcasts.

Program notes can be found here.

Performer Biographies
James Gaffigan, conductor
Cynthia Yeh, percussion

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TOP: James Gaffigan and Cynthia Yeh  | © Todd Rosenberg 2019

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