This week, Marin Alsop returns to the CSO to lead Sibelius’ Violin Concerto featuring soloist Hilary Hahn. The program opens with Brahms’s Academic Festival Overture and closes with Rachmaninov’s Symphony No. 2

Brahms Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
Sibelius Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47
Hilary Hahn, violin
Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27

Marin Alsop, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in May 2019

This program will be available until August 25, 2021.

Program notes for Brahms’s Academic Festival Overture, Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, and Rachmaninov’s Symphony No. 2 are here.

Brian Wise is the producer for CSO radio broadcasts.

Performer Biographies
Marin Alsop, conductor
Hilary Hahn, violin

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TOP: Hilary Hahn and Marin Alsop with the CSO in the Sibelius Violin Concerto. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography