From the CSO’s Archives: The First 130 Years

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In his first season as principal conductor, Bernard Haitink led the Orchestra in Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony, which became the second release on the new CSO Resound label. Eighth music director Sir Georg Solti bookends this broadcast with Wagner’s Overture to Tannhäuser and the Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde.

Wagner Overture to Tannhäuser
Sir Georg Solti, conductor
Recorded in May 1977 (London)

Bruckner Symphony No. 7 in E Major
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Recorded in May 2007 (CSO Resound)

Wagner Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Sir Georg Solti, conductor
Recorded in May 1977 (London)

Performer Biographies
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Sir Georg Solti, conductor

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From the CSO’s Archives: The First 130 Years—featuring recordings from the CSO’s vast discography, including releases on CSO Resound—is a cultural and community partnership between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and WFMT, Chicago’s Classical Music Station. A schedule of upcoming broadcasts can be found here.

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TOP: Bernard Haitink leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra | © Todd Rosenberg

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