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This week, Manfred Honeck returns to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to lead Bach’s Ricercar No. 2 from The Musical Offering, Berg’s Violin Concerto featuring soloist Arabella Steinbacher, and Schubert’s Symphony No. 9 in C Major, often simply called the Great. The broadcast also includes a 1995 performance of Bartók’s Two Pictures led by Pierre Boulez from a release by Deutsche Grammophon.

Bach arr. Webern Ricercar No. 2 from The Musical Offering, BWV 1079
Berg Violin Concerto
Arabella Steinbacher, violin
Schubert Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944 (Great)
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Recorded a concerts in November 2017

Bartók Two Pictures, Op. 10
Pierre Boulez, conductor
DGG 1990

This program will be available until September 10, 2021.

Brian Wise is the producer for CSO Radio broadcasts.

Program notes for Bach’s Ricercar No. 2 from The Musical Offering, Berg’s Violin Concerto, and Schubert’s Symphony No. 9 in C Major are here.

Performer Biographies
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Arabella Steinbacher, violin
Pierre Boulez, conductor

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TOP: Manfred Honeck  | © Felix Broede

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