James Levine returns to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in works by Mozart, Schoenberg and Berlioz on this week’s radio broadcast. The program concludes with a special sneak peek of the latest CSO Resound album—scheduled for release on June 16, 2017—Anton Bruckner’s monumental Ninth Symphony.
Mozart Symphony No. 31 in D Major, K. 297 (Paris)
Schoenberg Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 16
Berlioz Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
From performances in November 2016
Special feature: Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor on CSO Resound
Bruckner Symphony No. 9 in D Minor
II. Scherzo: Bewegt, lebhaft
Riccardo Muti, conductor
From CSO Resound
This program will be available until June 8, 2020.
Did you know: James Levine made his debut as a last-minute replacement with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus at the Ravinia Festival on June 24, 1971, conducting Mahler’s Second Symphony. He later served as the festival’s second music director from 1973 until 1993. First music director Theodore Thomas led the Orchestra in the U.S. premiere of Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony at the Auditorium Theatre on February 19, 1904.
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