This week, Marin Alsop returns to the CSO to lead Copland’s Symphony No. 3. The program also includes Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 featuring soloist Daniil Trifonov, the first CSO performances of Bridge’s Lament, and the world premiere of Bruno Mantovani’s Threnos, a work commissioned by the CSO with support from COL (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired), Founder and Chair, Pritzker Military Museum & Library, through the Pritzker Military Foundation. The program concludes with Schuman’s arrangement of Variations on “America” by Ives led by Morton Gould from a 1966 RCA recording.
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26
ENCORE Bach/Rachmaninov Gigue from Violin Partita in E Major, BWV 1006
Daniil Trifonov, piano
Copland Symphony No. 3
Originally recorded at concerts in October 2018
Marin Alsop, conductor
Ives/Schuman Variations on “America”
Morton Gould, conductor
This program will be available until September 8, 2021.
Program notes for the performance of Mantovani’s Threnos, Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3, Bridge’s Lament, and Copland’s Symphony No. 3 are here. Notes for Ives/Schuman’s Variations on “America” are here.
Brian Wise is the producer for CSO radio broadcasts.
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TOP: Marin Alsop and Daniil Trifonov | ©Todd Rosenberg Photography 2018