Emmanuel Krivine marks his Chicago Symphony Orchestra debut on today’s program, conducting the music of Liszt, Prokofiev and Dvořák. He is joined by pianist Denis Kozhukhin in Prokofiev’s formidable Second Piano Concerto, from a performance in November 2016. The program concludes with Charles Dutoit leading the CSO in a performance of Debussy’s Symphonic Fragments from The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian, from a performance in March 2015.

Liszt Les préludes, Symphonic Poem No. 3
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 16
Denis Kozhukhin, piano
Dvořák Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88
Emmanuel Krivine, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in November 2016

Debussy Symphonic Fragments from The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in March 2015

This program will be available until July 19, 2020.

Program notes for Liszt’s Les préludes, Prokofiev’s Second Piano Concerto, and Dvořák’s Eighth Symphony can be found here, and for Debussy’s Symphonic Fragments are here.

Brian Wise is the producer for CSO radio broadcasts.

Did you know: Sergei Prokofiev was soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in his Second Piano Concerto on February 28 and March 1, 1930, under the baton of assistant conductor Eric DeLamarter. Antonín Dvořák led the Orchestra in his G major symphony on August 12, 1893, at the World’s Columbian Exposition.

Performer biographies
Emmanuel Krivine, conductor
Denis Kozhukhin, piano
Charles Dutoit, conductor

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