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This week, Nikolaj Znaider returns to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as both violin soloist and conductor to lead a program of Beethoven and Shostakovich. The broadcast also includes a performance led by Bramwell Tovey from the CSO’s Gershwin Spectacular concert.

Beethoven Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61
Nikolaj Znaider, violin and conductor
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47
Nikolaj Znaider, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in December 2017

Gershwin/Rose Overture to Strike up the Band 
Gershwin/Tovey A Foggy Day
Bramwell Tovey, conductor and piano
Originally recorded at concerts in March 2017

This program will be available until July 1, 2021.

Program notes for the works featuring Nikolaj Znaider can be found here, and for Bramwell Tovey can be found here.

Brian Wise is the producer for CSO radio broadcasts.

Performer Biographies
Nikolaj Znaider, violin and conductor
Bramwell Tovey, piano and conductor

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