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This week on CSO Radio, in honor the 95th birthday of Pierre Boulez, the CSO’s Helen Regenstein Conductor Emeritus, we hear performances of Mahler’s Totenfeier and Bartók’s The Miraculous Mandarin. The program continues with Manfred Honeck leading Resurrexit by former Mead Composer-in-Residence Mason Bates and a selection of Viennese polkas and waltzes by Johann Strauss and Josef Strauss, Jr.

Mahler Totenfeier
Bartók The Miraculous Mandarin
Pierre Boulez, conductor

DGG 1994 and 1996

Bates Resurrexit
Strauss, Jr. Overture to The Gypsy Baron
Strauss The Dragonfly Polka, Op. 204
Strauss, Jr. Furioso Polka, Op. 260
Strauss, Jr. Voices of Spring Waltz, Op. 410
Strauss, Jr. On the Hunt Polka, Op. 373
Strauss, Jr. In Krapfen’s Woods Polka, Op. 336
Strauss, Jr. Thunder and Lightning Polka, Op. 324
Strauss Fireproof! Polka, Op. 269
Manfred Honeck, conductor

Originally recorded at concerts in December 2019

This program will be available until June 14, 2023

Brian Wise is the producer for CSO Radio broadcasts.

Program notes for Mahler’s Totenfeier and Bartók’s The Miraculous Mandarin can be found here. Notes for the program containing Bates’s Resurrexit and the selection of Viennese polkas and waltzes by Johann Strauss and Josef Strauss can be found here.

Performer Biographies
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Pierre Boulez, conductor

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