Former principal conductor Bernard Haitink leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Mahler’s Seventh Symphony, a work of great contrasts that includes two introspective Nachtmusik movements and a glorious finale. Four current and former CSO principal players also are featured in Haydn’s Sinfonia concertante.

Mahler Symphony No. 7
Originally recorded at concerts in April 2015

Haydn Sinfonia concertante in B-flat Major
Robert Chen, violin
John Sharp, cello
Eugene Izotov, oboe
David McGill, bassoon
Originally recorded at concerts in November 2009

Gabrieli/Crees Sacrae symphoniae No. 6: Sonata Pian e forte
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass
Mark Ridenour, conductor
From Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass Live on CSO Resound

Program notes for Mahler’s Seventh Symphony are available here, and those for Haydn’s Sinfonia concertante are here.

Did you know: Second music director Frederick Stock led the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in the first U.S. performances of Mahler’s Seventh Symphony on April 15 and 16, 1921.

This program will be available until November 24, 2018.

Performer Biographies
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Robert Chen, violin
John Sharp, cello
Eugene Izotov, oboe
David McGill, bassoon
Mark Ridenour, conductor

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