This week, Simone Young makes her debut performances with the CSO in a program including Prometheus by Liszt, excerpts from Götterdämmerung by Wagner, and Schoenberg’s orchestral arrangement of Brahms’s Piano Quartet No. 1. Rounding out the program, Rafael Kubelik conducts Hindemith’s Symphony Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber from a 1953 Mercury recording.
Liszt Prometheus, Symphonic Poem No. 5
Wagner Excerpts from Götterdämmerung
Dawn and Siegfried’s Rhine Journey
Siegfried’s Death and Funeral Music
Brahms/Schoenberg Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25
Simone Young, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in June 2019
Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber
Rafael Kubelik, conductor
This program will be available until October 20, 2021.
Program notes for Liszt’s Prometheus, Wagner’s Excerpts from Götterdämmerung, and Brahms/Schoenberg’s Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor are here.
Brian Wise is the producer for CSO radio broadcasts.
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TOP: Simone Young leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2019